Danielle Mackey

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Danielle Mackey
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Born (1988-06-07) June 7, 1988 (age 26)
Rome, New York, U.S.
Occupation Gamer, game reviewer, vlogger, reality TV personality
Years active 2009–present

Danielle Mackey is a gamer, game reviewer, vlogger, known for her "Trade Chat" YouTube videos, which she produces under the name "Panser",[1][2][3] and for her appearances on the reality TV shows The Tester and King of the Nerds.

Since 2009 she works full-time hosting a YouTube show called TradeChat about video games like World Of Warcraft. As of January 2013, her YouTube channel had attracted 150,000 subscribers.[2] She also hosts the WoW Insider Weekly Recap for Joystiq.[4]

Gaming and modeling[edit]

In 2009 she began working full-time hosting a YouTube show discussing video games like World Of Warcraft, which is her favorite game. Her YouTube channel has attracted 150,000 subscribers.[2] She also hosts the WoW Insider Weekly Recap for Joystiq.[4]

She also hosts the Surrender@20 Weekly Recap.[5]

Mackey was a finalist in Maxim's "Gamer Girl" competition.[6][7]

Reality television[edit]

In 2010 she participated in Season 2 of the reality show The Tester, as War Princess,[8] tying for 5th place.[9]

In 2013, she was a contestant in the first season of the TBS reality TV series King of the Nerds, as a member of the Servants of the Forsaken Orb team (formerly the Orange Team).[1][10] She came in third place.[11]

Personal life[edit]

Mackey is from Rome, New York.[12] According to Mackey, she was in the top ten percent of her high school class. She dual majored in biology and chemistry at Utica College, but chose to not complete her degree, citing the stress of being a full-time student and holding down a full-time job.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Murphy, Rachel (January 16, 2013). "Rome native cast on new TBS show 'King of the Nerds'". Rome Observer. Retrieved February 8, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c d Polansky, Rachel (January 22, 2013). "'King Of The Nerds' Contestant & YouTube Sensation Hails From CNY!". CNYhomepage.com. 
  3. ^ Dooly, Dalton (February 4, 2013). "Tech and Gaming News Shoots The Breeze With Danielle From King of The Nerds". techandgamingnews.com. 
  4. ^ a b Grace, Olivia (October 31, 2012). "Is Panser Queen of the Nerds?". WoW Insider, Joystiq.
  5. ^ Mackey, Danielle (April 6, 2014). "Panser's S@20 Weekly Recap: 2014 Season, Week 11". Surrender at 20.
  6. ^ "Danielle". Maxim. Retrieved February 8, 2013.
  7. ^ Bowers, QuintLyn (April 12, 2012). "YouTube's Panser aka TradeChat May Be The First Ever Maxim Gamer Girl". Gamebreaker.
  8. ^ "The Tester". Mahalo. Retrieved February 11, 2013.
  9. ^ Raby, Mark (September 14, 2010). "Sony introduces 13 new schmucks for the second season of The Tester". GamesRadar. 
  10. ^ "King of the Nerds, Danielle, Bio". TBS. Retrieved February 12, 2013. 
  11. ^ "King Is Crowned". King of the Nerds. Season 1. Episode 8. March 7, 2013. TBS.
  12. ^ "TBS Sets Jan. 17 Premiere and Announces Contestants for New Unscripted Competition Series 'King of the Nerds'". The Futon Critic. November 8, 2012. 

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