Bay Area, CA
Rebekah Valentine has been a news reporter with IGN since 2021, where she focuses on investigative reporting and stories about how the games we all love get made. Prior to that, she wrote about the business side of gaming at GamesIndustry.biz, and also has past credits at USGamer, PC Gamer, App Trigger, iMore, Android Central, Wirecutter, and more, as well as numerous podcast appearances. She's the 2020 winner of the GameHERs Journalist of the Year Award and the 2021 NYVGCC winner of the Knickerbocker Award for Journalism. Reb currently lives in the Bay Area with her partner and two cats that she brought with her from Kansas City. She has a soft spot for cute and unusual indies, exceptionally bizarre game mechanics, and Nintendo, and likes cooking real food inspired by the fictional dishes in games she loves.