Meet the team

Meet the money-saving dream team of hotukdeals Magazine, a dynamic team of journalists dedicated to bringing you the latest offers and news in digital life.

With a passion for gaming and entertainment plus a wealth of technical knowledge, our experts scour the industry to bring you the most up-to-date information and the best deals. From cutting-edge hardware to must-play games, this team has got you covered.

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Peter Carr – Editor

Peter is a highly experienced editor with former experiences at British Airways, MoneySuperMarket, and as Deal Editor for hotukdeals. He has a passion for consumer savings and the latest technology trends. He has been an Editor for hotukdeals Magazine since the beginning, sharing his expertise on the latest news and tips on how to save money on gaming and technology purchases.

Peter has a deep understanding of the retail industry, which has given him an authoritative voice on saving. With his comprehensive knowledge and his ability to bring complex topics to life, Pete is a valuable resource for readers looking to make informed decisions about their spending.

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Vix Leyton – Editor

Welsh Vix is our consumer finance expert, as well as a stand-up comedian, columnist, and co-host of hotukdeals’ celebrity shopping confessions podcast ‘False Economy’.

Discovered by comedian Mark Watson on Twitter in 2019, she is a professional stand-up as well as host of the smash hit panel show ‘The Comedy Arcade’.

An award-winning Money expert, winning trophies at the Headlinemoney awards in 2015 and 2017, she is Standard Issue podcast’s consumer champion and a regular media commentator on all matters of household money. That said she is also an incurable impulse buyer and frequently finds it difficult to apply her solid, sensible advice to her own life.

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Jamie-Lee Jones – Editor

Jamie-Lee is our streaming service expert and a seasoned writer for extensive guides. Her rich academic background in cultural studies, politics, and international relations through BA and MA degrees, has aided Jamie-Lee in garnering substantial experience in research and editorial work.

Inspired by her desire to guide readers in their purchasing decisions she has spent her career developing content that simplifies complex topics. Jamie-Lee’s in-depth exploration of retail trends and her passion for writing allow her to provide invaluable, informed insights on consumer savings and trends. She is a reliable source for readers seeking to navigate their needs and wants in today’s changing market.

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Charlotte Redding – Editor

Charlotte is our expert gaming writer. She’s an avid gamer, playing on PC and consoles, and loves anything with a good story and some lore to get stuck into. Over the 20+ years she’s been playing she’s explored every genre and style and kept up with gaming technology innovations from VR to cloud gaming.

She is a pro when it comes to getting the most out of clients like Steam and Epic, and knows a good deal from a nice try when it comes to DLC, remakes, and remasters (and she has the Epic library full of weekly freebies to prove it). She’ll test them all, so you don’t have to. Expect hacks, hot tips, and scathing levels of honesty as she is committed to making sure all her recommendations make the best use of your time and money.

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Nishala Galbraith – Editor

Nishala is currently pursuing a degree in Web Development and UX Design. With experience writing informative guides for the technology, entertainment, and gaming industries, she combines her technical expertise with a passion for creative expression.

Nishala’s goal is to help other students and shoppers make informed tech purchases while saving money. By sharing her knowledge and insights, she aims to empower others and foster meaningful connections with readers.

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Lisa Gautier – Editor

Lisa is our gaming and tech deal expert and a former broadcast journalist for the BBC. With years of experience in the media industry, Lisa has developed a keen eye for detail and a strong sense of storytelling. Her work at the hotukdeals Magazine is dedicated to providing high-quality deal content that will keep her readers entertained and with all the facts needed.

Being with the BBC for more than 13 years, Lisa covered a range of topics, from current affairs to cultural events, and produced a variety of documentaries, news programs, and live broadcasts. Moreover, Lisa is a passionate gamer and tech enthusiast. This unbeatable combination shines through in every line she writes. Lisa is currently on maternity leave.

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Paul Watson – Editor

Paul is our tech expert. He is an accomplished author, and journalist with years of experience writing for The Independent, among others. As a co-host of the hotukdeals podcast ‘False Economy’ he is revealing the spending patterns of celebrities.

As an inventor of Kitmas, he brings football shirts to many children in the UK who may otherwise not receive any presents on Christmas. Paul is currently on a professional leave.

What the team stands for

The hotukdeals Magazine team consists mainly of former members of the hotukdeals community – the best place in the UK for real consumers who are passionate about sharing deals and their best knowledge with like-minded people to make the right buying decisions. This comes with a high ethos. Also for the hotukdeals Magazine.

Our team is committed to upholding the highest standards of journalism in everything we do. Our ethos is centered around objectivity, fairness, and impartiality. We work tirelessly to bring you the latest offers and news in an accurate, balanced, and unbiased manner.

We do not promote any particular brand, company or product, but instead focus on providing our readers with the information they need to make informed decisions. Our goal is to be a reliable and trustworthy source of information for all things related to offers and news in the gaming, entertainment, and technology world.

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About hotukdeals

Founded in 2004 by Jen and Paul Nikkel to find and share deals with its burgeoning community, hotukdeals has since become one of the largest deal-sharing sites in the world.

By today, more than 2.5 million community members shared more than 2.7 million verified deals that led to over 44 million discussions. hotukdeals is one of the world’s largest funds of real people sharing their expertise, tips, and advice – it’s still all about you and finding the deals you love.

The different backgrounds of the growing hotukdeals team help us to make balanced decisions and develop fair policies with the community and our readers at the heart of what we do.

In order to pay our editors fairly, we use affiliate links that are available to everyone. We may receive a small commission, however, this does not cost you anything and has zero influence on our work or choice of topics.