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Mitch Reames

Mitch Reames is a freelance writer based in southern Oregon. A 2017 graduate of the University of Oregon school of journalism and communications, Reames covers a wide range of industry topics including creativity, agencies, brands, esports and more.


From Escapism to Activism: How Animal Crossing Became a Warm Reflection of 2020

Gaming

#GlobalPrideCrossing highlights how social movements and brands have come into the game.

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Even Without Fans in the Stands, Nascar Could Rake in Over $140 Million

Sports Marketing

The added whitespace in the bleachers is an incredibly lucrative brand advertising opportunity, according to GumGum Sports.

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Nike and Jordan Logos Appear Over 100 Times in a Single Episode of The Last Dance

Sports Marketing

The exposure generates bump in brand value for both brands and others, like Gatorade and McDonald's.

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To Connect With Gen Z, BMW Turns the Keys Over to Esports Organizations

Esports

The carmaker is playing up rivalries among five top esports organizations around the world.

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Why Major League Soccer Is Bullish About Its Upcoming Esports Tournament

Esports

Lessons from Nascar and the NBA have guided its planning.

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This Agency Brings a Virtual Slice of Las Vegas to Your Next Zoom Gathering

AdFreak

R&R Partners creates high-quality videos and stills to inject more life into the videoconferencing platform.

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Formula 1 and Nascar Create a Roadmap for Esports Success in the Coronavirus Age

Coronavirus

Both race organizers put on popular virtual events last weekend and have tied in linear TV, too.

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Gamers Are Fighting Misinformation About Coronavirus Crisis

Esports

Gamers vs. COVID-19 is a massive push to inform younger audiences.

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Over 75 Pro Athletes Come Together in 36 Hours for Coronavirus Fundraiser

Coronavirus

Fans can win donated memorabilia on Athletes for COVID-19 Relief.

As Traditional Sports Leagues Pause During the Coronavirus, Esports Could Fill Some Gaps

Coronavirus

Many esports already take place online, so backup plans are more readily available.

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Thanks to Mountain Dew, Fans Finally Have GIFs Worthy of Joel Embiid

AdFreak

The brand and TBWA\Chiat\Day want you to step up your tweets when he's on his game.

Manchester City

Pepsi Hopes to Energize Soccer Fans With Star Power and a Viral Challenge

Sports Marketing

The brand's ad push aims to kick off a #PepsiCanBalance craze.

Droga5 Brings Surreal Artistry to Harley-Davidson’s Enduring Promise of Escape

AdFreak

It's the agency's first work for the 116-year-old brand.

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What Verizon’s Super Bowl Strategy Shows About Blurring the Lines of Sports and Esports

Esports

The carrier sponsored events that merged both worlds to amplify engagement.

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The Portraits of Refugee Coders Are Cleverly Hidden in the Websites of the Companies They Work For

Diversity & Inclusion

72andSunny Amsterdam executed the creative campaign with HackYourFuture.