Dean and Professor of Journalism; Member, Board of Trustees, Director TCMG, Boston University

Tom Fiedler began his tenure as Dean of the Boston University College of Communication in 2008, following a distinguished career in journalism. After graduating from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy with a bachelor’s in engineering, he earned a master’s in journalism at COM. Later, he joined the Miami Herald, where he would work for more than 30 years, as an investigative reporter, a political columnist, the editorial page editor, and finally, the executive editor, from 2001 to 2007.


  • 2008–present
    Professor of the Practice of Journalism, Boston University
  • 2008–present
    Dean, Boston University


Pulitzer Prize