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Intersection: The Rise Of E Sports


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Ben Noel (l) and Alex Jebailey.

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E-sports- competitive video gaming- draws big crowds. Last summer gamers competed for big prize money at the Call of Duty World League Championships in Orlando. For more on the world of E-Sports, we revisit a conversation that first aired on Intersection last May.

Alex Jebailey, director of CEO Gaming, hosts fighting game tournaments in Orlando, and Ben Noel is the executive director of the Florida Interactive Entertainment Academy at the University of Central Florida.


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Matthew Peddie

About Matthew Peddie

Host of WMFE's Intersection & Assistant News Director

A recent transplant to the Sunshine State, Matthew Peddie grew up in New Zealand and studied journalism at the University of Western Ontario. After graduating with an MA in Journalism he returned to Christchurch, working as a reporter for Radio Live and Radio New Zealand. He’s reported live from the scene of ... Read Full Bio »

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