Sam Blake


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

Panel: The Future Application of NFTs

NFTs have taken the entertainment world by storm. How can we distinguish the hype from what’s here to stay? This panel will aim to see through the fog of the market mania and explore what legitimate opportunities and risks lie ahead.  Alex Masmej, Co-Founder & CEO at Showtime  Shara Senderoff, President & Partner at Raised […]


Panel: The Power of Storytelling Through AR

Snapchat Lenses have taught a whole generation of young people around the world to use augmented reality (AR) to express themselves, learn about the world, and even get things done, and how Snap’s tools empower anyone — any creator, developer, brand or business — to build AR experiences to tell their stories through a new, […]