Interim Dean, School of Communications
Terry Bloom earned her bachelor of science in communication from the University of Miami, her master of mass communication from Arizona State University, and her PhD from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Bloom began her teaching career at Barry University in Miami Shores, Florida in 2003. She became an assistant professor at the University of Miami in 2004 and was promoted to associate professor in 2010. She served as program director for the electronic media, media management and broadcast journalism programs as well as chair of the department of journalism and media management at the University of Miami. In 2014, she joined Quinnipiac University as associate dean in the School of Communications. She was named interim dean in March 2019.
Bloom has published articles in “Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media,” the “International Journal on Media Management,” and “Mass Communication and Society,” among others. She formerly served on the board of governors for the National Association of Television Arts and Sciences, SunCoast Region and as the vice president for alumni and professional development for the National Broadcasting Society/Alpha Epsilon Rho. Prior to her move into academia, Bloom spent a dozen years in television operations and production and as a director for news, sports and live events at WWLP in Springfield, Massachusetts, KPNX in Phoenix, Arizona, WVIT in Hartford, Connecticut and WNCN in Raleigh, North Carolina.