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WHO WE ARE

Curveball is a digital-first content agency that helps sports brands and organisations reach new audiences through engaging, premium-quality design and video. We use innovative methods to improve your digital, social and broadcast strategy.

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PaddyFINAL 2

A digital content specialist. At BT Sport he headed up the PPV team, revolutionising how fight sports are promoted with a completely digital-first, organic content led strategy. He joined BT Sport back in 2015 to lead the video team and went on to create award-winning productions such as No Filter Champions League (Content Innovation Awards - Best Use Of Social) and No Filter Boxing.

He has 10 years experience in the industry and is a former Sports Industry NextGen Leader.

PADDY SLOANE

Co-Founder
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Kev is an award-winning (Broadcast Digital) social media expert with a specialisation in the creation and organic amplification of original content.

Kev joined Squawka in 2014 and left as their Head of Social and Video, generating over 1 billion views in his time there and working with clients such as Virgin, Adidas, UEFA, FIFA and Heineken.

He joined BT Sport in 2018 to manage the boxing and UFC accounts - leading the social strategy and production for some of the most watched combat sport channels on social media.

KEVIN BLUNDELL

Co-Founder
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Niall is a BAFTA, RTS and Broadcast award winner and received a Fellowship of the Royal Television Society for outstanding and exceptional contribution to the industry.

He previously worked as Executive Editor of Match of the Day and Head of Football, Boxing and Formula One at the BBC, before joining ITV as Director of Sport in 2009.

Niall has unrivalled experience in British TV Sport, having worked on nine football World Cups and nine European Championships.

NIALL SLOANE

Co-Founder

Co-Founder

Paddy is a digital content specialist. At BT Sport he headed up the PPV team, revolutionising how fight sports are promoted with a completely digital-first, organic content led strategy.

 

He joined BT Sport back in 2015 to lead the video team and went on to create award-winning productions such as No Filter Champions League (Content Innovation Awards – Best Use Of Social) and No Filter Boxing.

 

He has 10 years experience in the industry and is a former Sports Industry NextGen Leader.

Paddy Sloane

CO-FOUNDER

Kev is an award-winning (Broadcast Digital) social media expert with a specialisation in the creation and organic amplification of original content.

 

Kev joined Squawka in 2014 and left as their Head of Social and Video, generating over 1 billion views in his time there and working with clients such as Virgin, Adidas, UEFA, FIFA and Heineken.

 

He joined BT Sport in 2018 to manage the boxing and UFC accounts – leading the social strategy and production for some of the most watched combat sport channels on social media.

Kevin Blundell

Co-founder

Niall is a BAFTA, RTS and Broadcast award winner and received a Fellowship of the Royal Television Society for outstanding and exceptional contribution to the industry.

 

He previously worked as Executive Editor of Match of the Day and Head of Football, Boxing and Formula One at the BBC, before joining ITV as Director of Sport in 2009.

 

Niall has unrivalled experience in British TV Sport, having worked on nine football World Cups and nine European Championships.

Niall Sloane
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WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON

Design work for the International Bowling Federation as we launched their rebrand across digital media.

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What we do

OUR SERVICES

  • CONSULTANCY

  • Our expert knowledge and flexibility can

    help you solve any short or long-term issues.

    We can support you on an hourly, daily,

    weekly basis or whatever suits your needs.

     

     

    • Digital, social and content strategy
    • Flexible consultancy support
    • Original content ideas
    • Branding and guidance
    • Paid spend and marketing

  • CREATIVE

  • Make sure everything has a purpose;

    Why are you creating this?

    Who are you creating it for?

    Where will it be published?

    Our in-house team of designers,

    videographers and social media managers

    work together to bring ideas to

    life by creating content that is tailored for social media.

     

     

    • Unique storytelling
    • Graphic design and illustrations
    • Motion design and animations
    • Digital-first original video series
    • Promotional campaigns

  • COMMUNITY

  • Without strong community management

    your content will suffer. We can help build

    a loyal audience if you don’t have one

    and strengthen your relationship

    with your current followers if you do.

     

     

    • Social media management
    • Social media analysis
    • Editorial and brand guidelines
    • Multi-platforms strategies
    • Interactive content

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