Eric BloomManaging 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-UrbanaRead Full Bio
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Eric Bloom is a Managing Director in Mercury’s New York City office, where he advises clients on strategy communications, media relations, and crisis communications. He has helped his clients acquire impactful and consequential media coverage in key national broadcast, print and digital platforms.
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 to 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, consumer & medical news, 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.
He has received a number of journalism accolades in his career including an Emmy, Peabody, Edward R. Murrow, Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University, and George Polk awards.
Eric graduated from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana with a degree in communications.