VG247 pushes on original video with Sam Clay signing

Wednesday, 21 March 2012 09:50 GMT By Staff

We’re levelling up. VG247 is delighted to announce this morning that Sam Clay’s been signed as a video editor, meaning you’re going to get tons more original video content from now on.

Sam Clay, VG247′s new video signing.

VG247 is delighted to announce a far-reaching content deal with video editor Sam Clay this morning. This close partnership will see Sam providing daily, original video content for VG247 and its YouTube offering.

Clay, a well-known face on the UK PR scene, contributes video content to TV show Playr, runs video-based site XG247.co.uk and has produced work for Gamespot UK.

Said VG247 editor Patrick Garratt: “Signing this deal with Sam comes at exactly the right time for VG247. Video production is a key growth area for VG247 as a news service, and we couldn’t be happier with Sam’s skills.

“Working with Sam will help us dramatically bolster our YouTube offering, an essential move for us as a content-based dotcom. This is the first of a string of announcements we have planned for this year, which promises to be VG247′s most exciting yet.”

Said Clay: “I’m incredibly excited to partner with VG247. It’s an amazing opportunity for me to work with some of the best writers and journalists in the industry, and allows me to create video content that will be watched and enjoyed by thousands.”

Contact Sam at sam.clay@vg247.com.

VG247′s YouTube channel currently serves approximately 1.3 million video views per month.

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