deloma-teaching-693-340Jamie DeLoma is a communications specialist with more than 15 years of professional experience at some of the largest and most renowned brands in America.

Currently, overseeing Quinnipiac University‘s social media initiatives and contributing to its media relations, DeLoma is at the forefront of digital trends and strategies. Since joining the university’s Office of Public Affairs in 2010, DeLoma has revolutionized the way Quinnipiac communicates with its students, alumni, faculty, staff, neighbors and friends — and grew its social media platforms by more than 50,000 followers.

When not relaying important, interesting and innovative news and information, DeLoma teaches undergraduate and graduate journalism and interactive media courses at the Hamden-based university.

DeLoma is also an active journalist, which helps him better understand the latest trends and approaches reporters and editors take and challenges they face. This enables him to better relay pertinent university-focused news and information in an effective and appealing manner.

DeLoma has worked at the Connecticut Post, a Hearst-owned daily newspaper based in Bridgeport, since 1998. Since joining the Post, which is the largest news organization in Southwestern Connecticut, he has been involved in every facet of editorial content — including news, sports, features, opinion and business. Currently, he designs and edits front pages for the Post and sister daily newspapers, The Stamford Advocate, Danbury News-Times and Greenwich Time. He also serves as the pagination adviser of the Post’s CTTeens section, and was a founding member of the monthly section written, edited and designed by area high school students.

He is the vice president of the Connecticut Professional Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. Previously, he was chapter president and treasurer. He also serves on the national organization’s digital media committee. 

Previously, Jamie served as a news editor at NBCNewYork.com where he covered the historic 2008 papal visit to America, organized and secured bloggers, coordinated Web coverage of the 2008 presidential election and managed site content on a day-to-day basis.

He later served as a news editor and producer at FOXNews.com where he filed national stories and managed the news leader’s homepage and primary sections.

Previously, he has also also taught media technology at Southern Connecticut State University, and was a contributor to the Radio Television Digital News Association.

He earned a bachelor’s of print journalism and a master’s of interactive communications from Quinnipiac University, and is currently pursing a master’s of organizational leadership.

He is an avid tweeterFacebook user and general news junkie.

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