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Linda Bloss-Baum Adjunct Instructor Department of Management

Degrees
B.A. (communications), American University; J.D., Catholic University; Certificate (Communications Law Institute), Catholic University of America.

Bio
Linda Bloss-Baum has a deep understanding of how public policy is shaped by legislative, legal, regulatory, public relations, and industry forces in Washington, D.C. She is currently the Vice President of Government Relations and Public Affairs at SoundExchange, a digital music collective based in Washington, DC. She began her career in the tech industry and went on to serve as Counsel to the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Capitol Hill, specializing in telecommunications and technology issues. Linda has represented the interests of several leading content companies in Washington, D.C., including Time Warner, Inc., Warner Music Group, and NBC Universal/Universal Music Group. Linda has gained expertise in the challenges facing creators of content in the ever changing digital marketplace. Her extensive work with the content industry has allowed her to gain a deep understanding of the value of artistic contributions, in both economic and cultural terms. Linda was honored as the Adjunct Faculty Member of the Year by American University in 2018. Linda sits on the Board of Directors of the Gospel Music Association. She lives in Northern VA with her husband, Richard, and their two children.
For the Media
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Teaching

Fall 2022

  • WSEM-050 Topics in Washington DC: Protecting the Creative Class