Kevin Cobban

Homewood, IL USA

Professional Experience

A video game journalist and copy editor from Chicago, I work on reviews, features, news, and anything else on the video game industry. I also bring my background in academic writing by offering copy editing and researching services.


Copy Editor
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1 Year
Other, Specify
1 Year
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Magazine - Large Consumer/National magazines
1 Year
Video Games
1 Year
Newspaper - National
1 Year

Total Media Industry Experience

1 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Gamespresso (10+), The Escapist Magazine (1-2)

Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Ultius Content Solutions (3-5)

Other Work History

Copy editing dissertation for WIU professor, writing and editing web content, and academic consultations for students.

Computer Skills

Word and Excel


Laptop, desktop, hybrid SLR camera, Microsoft Office, GIMP


Western Illinois University Departmental Scholar



See how this new mod changes Skyrim from a rugged landscape to a beautiful cartoon.
Another quick update to the League of Legends servers. This story highlights big changes in the new patch and what players can expect to see when they start playing matches.
This story reveals new information on Fallout 4's home-building mode, and explains why fans should be getting excited.

Copy editing

An example of my copy editing work. This was a chapter in Dr. Andrez Hijar's dissertation. The copy includes notes and comments.


A beginner's guide to League Of Legends. This feature article goes over everything new players need to know in order to improve their performance and start winning.

Academic Writing

Here is an example of my academic writing. This was done for a professor at Western Illinois University and demonstrates my ability to analyze text, connect research, and write to an academic level.