David Bloom of Words & Deeds Media is a Santa Monica, Calif.-based writer, podcaster, and consultant focused on the transformative collision of technology, media and entertainment.
Bloom is a senior contributor to Forbes, columnist for Tubefilter, and writes regularly for NextTV, TVRev, Fierce Video, and other publications. He is producer and host of the Bloom in Tech podcast, and consults on content and communications strategy with an array of clients. He has taught digital media at the USC School of Cinematic Arts, is a former Associate Dean at the USC Marshall School of Business, and guest lectures regularly at schools such as UCLA, Boston University, Syracuse, California State University-Northridge, Pepperdine, and Chapman.
Bloom previously was an award-winning staff writer and editor for Variety, Deadline, Red Herring, and the Los Angeles Daily News, and was VP of corporate communications at MGM.
Bloom graduated with honors from the University of Missouri School of Journalism. He is blessed with two remarkable progeny and a forbearing spouse. He counts among his wide range of interests an abiding affection for Bungie’s Destiny 2.