A former CNN newsman, Larry King Live executive producer, and winner of Peabody, Telly, and CableACE awards, Tom Farmer provides leadership in executive communications, strategic messaging, and content development from the perspective of a veteran network television journalist.

At Brick Duck Communications Tom leads efforts to help leaders and organizations express themselves in creative, unexpected ways. Practicing “corporate journalism,” he builds eloquent themes and storylines that support disciplined communication.

Tom was previously managing partner at Solid State Information Design, a Seattle marketing consultancy with a nationwide clientele, and held director-level positions at Seattle creative and interactive agencies where he developed projects for Converse, Tommy Bahama, National Geographic, and AT&T.

A broadcast news career preceded Tom’s corporate media work. At CNN he served as senior Washington, DC supervising producer and executive producer of Larry King Live, for which he shared two CableACEs and a George Foster Peabody Award. Tom started as an anchorman and reporter in New England local television news.

Tom has written for the Harvard Business Review and lectured at the University of Massachusetts Isenberg School of Management. He bases Brick Duck Communications in the Chicago area.



Larry King Live in Japan

With Mikhail Gorbachev

CNN Founder Ted Turner

Former TV anchor-reporter