LOS ANGELES—For the second time in a month, entertainment industry giant Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer has hired a high-profile journalist to its corporate communications staff. David Bloom has been named vice president of corporate communications, reporting to Janet Janjigian, the former NBC journalist hired in August as senior vice president.
Bloom will help coordinate company-wide publicity and media relations, work on political and technological issues with the MPAA, and assist in all internal and external corporate communications initiatives throughout the company.
Bloom comes to MGM after more than 20 years as a journalist. He most recently was a staff reporter at Variety, writing about the film business, entertainment technology, the video game industry, politics and other issues. Previously, he was a media and entertainment writer at Red Herring magazine, and spent eight years at the Los Angeles Daily News covering state and local politics, health and transportation, entertainment and technology.