New York, New York
Josh Hamel is a communications professional who earned his Bachelor's Degree from Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. There he has honed strong writing and communications skills he uses as an intern at the area marketing firm Avant Strategies in his role of managing content development and social media in industries as diverse as tribal gaming and healthcare.
Before working at Avant, Hamel was a writer with the website Hypable.com where he was the first person to cover the video game industry for the site. In his year and a half with the site, Hamel oversaw the work of one other writer and produced daily news, feature content and a weekly podcast, as well as traveled around the country to cover industry events like the Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles and Penny Arcade Expo in Boston.
On the weekends, you can catch him performing stand-up around the Valley or long form improv at The Torch Theater in Phoenix. His improv training and regular yoga practice allow Hamel to remain open and in the present moment while always preparing for the next.