Tom Denham brings a wealth of both public relations and media expertise to the News & Experts team. A former crime reporter with the Tampa Tribune and editor of several central Florida weekly publications, he is an award-winning journalist. He has also held several prestigious public relations positions, including Press Secretary for the Speaker of the House of the Florida legislature and Director of Communications for the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice.
He has experience working with celebrities, including race car driver Emerson Fittipaldi, Dr. Joyce Brothers and actress Linda Blair. In addition, he handled all of former New York Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner’s Tampa Bay area-based publicity for five years.
Tom is an experienced publicist, having landed stories about his clients in the New York Times, USA Today and a variety of large daily publications and television stations across the country. His former clients have sought his expertise to promote political agendas, real estate, healthcare and infrastructure, as well as nonprofit organizations interested in juvenile justice reform.
He is a prolific writer who has written bylined articles, journals, blogs and website content. He also writes mystery parties and has written three screenplays. He is an award-winning singer-songwriter who performs weekly in the Tampa Bay area.