Sam “Tech Girl” Wright is a recognised voice and face in global esports. She has worked as a desk host, interviewer and shoutcaster/commentator for a host of major gaming franchises. Originally from South Africa, Sam was able to carve a niche internationally in many competitive titles, however her focus is now predominantly on Counter-Strike and PUBG.
In her home country she was the host of the first million rand tournament, Telkom DGL Masters, and the host of the first international global final to be held in Africa, Red Bull Kumite 2023 South Africa. However, she predominantly works outside of South Africa and Africa.
Between 2022 and 2023 she worked on three global championships for three different titles namely:
The Blast TV Paris Major 2023 – the last CSGO Major. Desk Host.
The PUBG Global Championship 2022 in Dubai. Stage host and interviewer.
The FIFAe Nations Cup 2022 in Denmark. Interviewer.
Her esports CV and list of work is long. She has travelled to more than 12 countries and featured on a multitude of events in the few years that she has focused her efforts on esports broadcasting. She is also a content creator, with a considerable following across all her social media accounts. She is active on Twitter, Instagram, TikTok, Threads, YouTube and Facebook – with each channel offering something different and unique to the targeted audience. That audience is a mixture of men and women between the ages of 20 and 40 years old who have a passion for gaming and esports.
Sam is also the creator, producer, editor and host of Tech Girl Talks – a podcast series focusing on the business of esports and gaming. The Podcast has been nominated for awards and regularly charts on Apple Podcasts. She’s also featured on various mainstream radio, television and magazine channels both in South Africa and abroad. She was the first and only gaming content creator to be nominated for the inaugural DSTV Content Creator Awards in 2022 and has won various other awards for the work she does in esports and gaming.
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