Tom Bunting is a multimedia journalist and producer studying Journalism and Political Communications at Emerson College in Boston. Tom is passionate about multimedia reporting on politics, media, and social movements. He is currently an intern at NBC Boston’s Investigative Unit.
Tom has produced video journalism both in the field and in-studio. Recently, he was the Executive Producer on a sixty-minute documentary commemorating the fifth anniversary of the Boston Marathon Bombings. His other video work has varied from shooting and editing field coverage of the 2016 primaries to producing a live weekly local newscast.
For the 2016-2017 academic year, Tom was the News Director for Emerson Independent Video, one of the nation’s largest student-run media organizations. There, Tom led a team of three hundred student journalists and technical crew members as the organization produced six recurring television news programs and vastly expanded its field reporting team and web coverage, including a four-hour multi-state live television special covering the 2016 Election and on-the-scene coverage of the 2017 Inauguration.
As an editor, Tom has handled assigning and editing stories for a team of a dozen writers as EIVNews.com’s Politics Editor. He blogs about the media and politics at Video Loss. He’s written opinion journalism and news articles for a variety of outlets.
Tom has previously interned at NVXL and the Organization for Economic Development. At both organizations, he worked to develop social media strategies, pitch and produce new video content, create graphics, build website and web-based content, and help organize and manage events.