Valiant Entertainment has promoted Danny Khazem to editor and Shance Lora to Social Media Manger.
Khazem previously worked as an associate editor at Valiant, assisting on 4001 A.D., Divinity II, Divinity III: Stalinverse, and others. Khazem initially joined Valiant in 2014 as its Operations Coordinator, before segueing to Assistant Editor, Associate Editor, and now full Editor. Khazem holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Stockton Universe.
“Since his first day at Valiant, Danny has quickly made himself an indispensable part of Valiant’s editorial engine,” said Valiant Editor-in-Chief Warren Simons. “Valiant prides itself on honing extraordinary young talents, and Danny is a hard-working, fast-rising example the best that our exemplary team has to offer. In his new role, we look forward to him to enriching the Valiant Universe for years to come.”
In Khazem's new role, he will be editing the new Quantum and Woody title schedule to debut December 20. He works alongside E-i-C Warren Simons, Associate Editor Charlotte Greenbaum, and Assistant Editors Benjamin Petersen and David Menchel.
In Shanyce Lora's new position as Social Media Manager, she will oversee a planned expansion on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and other social media platforms, as well other unspecified projects.
Lora initially joined Valiant in February as its Social Media Coordinator, coming from a background at AOL/Huffington Post and Samsung 837. She holds a B.A. from Brooklyn College.
Valiant's Marketing & Communications department now includes VP Hunter Gorinson, Director of Digital Media & Development Joshua Johns, and Communications Manager Victoria McNally.