Danielle Mackey

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Danielle Mackey
Born (1988-06-07) June 7, 1988 (age 27)
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 March 2015, her YouTube channel had attracted 330,000 subscribers.[2]

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.[2] She also hosts the DownTime Tuesday show for Wowhead

She also hosts the Surrender@20 Weekly Recap.[4]

Mackey was a finalist in Maxim‍ '​s "Gamer Girl" competition.[5][6]

Reality television[edit]

In 2010 she participated in Season 2 of the reality show The Tester, as War Princess,[7] tying for 5th place.[8]

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][9] She came in third place.[10]

Personal life[edit]

Mackey is from Rome, New York.[11] Mackey eventually became comfortable with the creative videos that she was making, which explains the successful and popular TradeChat channel known today. Danielle raises thousands of dollars for the St Judes Childrens Research Hospital each year through her livestreaming projects.


  1. ^ a b 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 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. ^ Mackey, Danielle (April 6, 2014). "Panser's S@20 Weekly Recap: 2014 Season, Week 11". Surrender at 20.
  5. ^ "Danielle". Maxim. Retrieved February 8, 2013.
  6. ^ Bowers, QuintLyn (April 12, 2012). "YouTube's Panser aka TradeChat May Be The First Ever Maxim Gamer Girl". Gamebreaker.
  7. ^ "The Tester". Mahalo. Retrieved February 11, 2013.
  8. ^ Raby, Mark (September 14, 2010). "Sony introduces 13 new schmucks for the second season of The Tester". GamesRadar. 
  9. ^ "King of the Nerds, Danielle, Bio". TBS. Retrieved February 12, 2013. 
  10. ^ "King Is Crowned". King of the Nerds. Season 1. Episode 8. March 7, 2013. TBS. 
  11. ^ "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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