Tom Roush is a Texas-based writer, technologist, salesperson, and media professional. He has written for several newspapers, trade magazines, and specialty magazine as well as several digital ventures. He was the co-writer of the feature film “Purpose” starring Jeremy Donovan, John Light, Mia Farrow, and Paul Reiser. Recently, he published his first collection of short stories called “Loners”.
He began his media career with Cinesite, the digital imaging division of Kodak working on films like “Space Jam” before moving over to Sony Pictures Entertainment where he was part of the acquisitions team. For many years he was the Film Commissioner for the northern district of Florida and an advertising sales executive for Cox Media, Sinclair Broadcasting and Graham Media (formerly Post-Newsweek). Currently he is an account manager for one of the world’s hottest blockchain start ups, Data Gumbo.
Throughout his career, he has written and published in print and online, covering topics as varied as the rise of movie distribution online to the underground fight culture in Houston.
Tom holds six degrees, three undergraduate and three graduate degrees from CalArts, Florida State University, and UWF.
When he’s not writing, selling, learning, studying new media or off shooting pictures, he is engaged in his other great passion; fitness. He’s a fully credentialed Gym Rat that also trains regularly in Muay Thai and Brazilian Ju Jitzu.
He is the father of three wonderful boys who regularly amazing him.
Here is a nice article about his journey that was published in Ageist: https://www.weareageist.com/profile/tom-roush-55-unpredictable-life/