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Sam Blake

Reporter
dot.LA

Sam Blake is dot.LA’s entertainment reporter. Prior to joining dot.LA, he had a writing fellowship with The Economist, where he wrote primarily for the business and finance sections of the print edition. Sam previously interned at KCRW and hosted a podcast at UCLA’s college radio station while completing his dual-degree MBA and Master’s in Public Policy. A native of Detroit, Sam previously lived in Madison, Wisconsin and New York City. He studied history at the University of Michigan and speaks four languages.

My Sessions

Featured Panel: “Your Gaming Cheat Code: Exploring the gaming industry’s growth drivers and future direction”

Laurel Canyon Virtual Meeting Room

In 2012, the value of the gaming industry was approximately $53 billion; global box office was about $35 billion; and recorded music about $15 billion. Since then, gaming – which was already worth more than those two industries combined – has grown 200%, while the box office has grown about 22% and recorded music about […]

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