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Blake Sabatinelli

Chief Operating Officer

Blake is Chief Operating Officer at Atmosphere, the world's leading streaming TV service for businesses.

Prior to Atmosphere, Blake was CEO of digital and cable news outlet Newsy, where he pivoted the company from a white label content producer into an award-winning newsroom responsible for two channels, rapidly expanding viewership and growing revenue from $3MM to over $50MM in five years.

Blake previously led video strategy and business development at Newsy's parent company, The E.W. Scripps Company.

Blake has a long history in both news and digital strategy. A native Texan, Blake held various roles in news production before moving into executive management, making stops in Tampa and Washington, D.C.

When not working, you’ll find Blake at home in Austin with his wife, Jinna, his two children, Clayton and Emelia, and their basset hound Gus.

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