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Eric Bloom

Eric Bloom

Managing Director

Eric Bloom is a Managing Director in Mercury’s New York City office, where he advises clients on corporate strategy and media relations.

Former senior producer for CBS Evening News

Covered major news events focusing on public policy, investigative reporting and international affairs

Winner of an Emmy, Peabody, Edward R. Murrow and George Polk award

B.A. in communications from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana

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Eric Bloom is a Managing Director in Mercury’s New York City office, where he advises clients on corporate strategy and media relations.

For more than 20 years, Eric served as an award-winning journalist for CBS News and CNN. This experience helps him understand the fluctuations and nuances of the media landscape and best position clients to navigate the press, message their brand and promote their interests.

Prior to Mercury, Eric worked as a senior producer at CBS Evening News, where he covered a number of major news events focusing on public policy, investigative reporting and international affairs. Before joining the evening news broadcast, he played a pivotal role in launching the new CBS morning program.

Eric also worked at CNN covering breaking news like Hurricane Katrina and traveling the country covering multiple presidential elections.

Eric has received a number of journalism accolades in his career including an Emmy, Peabody, Edward R. Murrow and George Polk award.

Eric graduated from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana with a degree in communications. He currently lives in Tenafly, New Jersey.