David Bloom is a Los Angeles-based writer, podcaster and consultant on communications and content strategy. He is a senior contributor with Forbes, and writes weekly columns on the collision of tech, media and entertainment for Tubefilter.com and TVRev.com. He hosts the Bloom in Tech podcast, and is a frequent speaker and guest lecturer. Bloom has been an award-winning journalist for numerous publications, including Variety, Deadline.com, Red Herring, and the Los Angeles Daily News, and held executive positions with MGM Inc., the USC Marshall School of Business, and the City of Los Angeles redevelopment agency. He is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism.