Tom Bunting is a journalist focused on covering the media and politics through stories and analysis created in a variety of multimedia formats. He's a recent alumni of Emerson College, where he graduated with a degree in Journalism and a minor in Political Communications.
Tom was previously an Investigative Intern at NBC Boston, where he assisted with researching and reporting stories for the Emmy-award winning Investigative Unit. Before that, he was a Public Affairs Intern at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, helping create multimedia social media and briefing research material for the world's largest economic policy intergovernmental organization.
At Emerson, Tom was the News Director of Emerson Independent Video, the nation's largest student-run production company. At EIV, he led the expansion of EIVNews.com, helping build it into Emerson's biggest home for national news coverage. He produced the organization's coverage of the 2017 Inauguration and led the production team for EIV News Presents: The 2016 Election, a live four-hour in-studio television special covering the 2016 Election with live reporting from four states. Last year, he was an Executive Producer, writer, and editor on EIV News Presents: The Boston Marathon Bombings: Five Years Later, an award-winning documentary that aired on local television channels across New England. He's also spent a semester producing the network's flagship live weekly national newscast and was the Politics Editor of EIV News.com.
As a freelance web designer and multimedia specialist, Tom has helped organizations and individuals define their messaging strategy, create multimedia content to support their goals, and successfully launch numerous websites and multimedia initiatives. He is a freelance reporter for a variety of outlets and blogs about the media and politics at Video Loss.