Senior Vice President
Terence Burke brings to his position experience in broadcast journalism, government, and political campaigns.
Terence specializes in developing communications strategies for clients with governmental and political issues. He has written and placed op-eds and secured news coverage in print and broadcast media that has brought his clients’ voices to the front of the public dialogue on important issues such as transportation, economic development, and health care reform.
Terence regularly brings his broadcast experience to bear, working with his clients to create strong visual elements that appeal to television reporters and producers, as well as training them to interact with the broadcast media. He also contributes his broadcast expertise to Denterlein’s crisis communications team.
Terence writes and produces video projects for a range of clients that are integrated into websites and strategic social media campaigns.
Terence draws on more than a decade of experience in broadcast journalism working at WGBH. He was an associate producer on WGBH’s Emmy-award winning public affairs and news program, Greater Boston with Emily Rooney and produced Beat the Press, a weekly broadcast covering local and national media. Beat the Press was awarded the National Press Club’s Arthur Rowse award for Press Criticism in 2005, 2004 and 2001 and twice won the Associated Press News / Talk award. Terence also produced segments on Massachusetts and national politics including live broadcasts from the New Hampshire primaries and the Democratic and Republican National Conventions. Before Greater Boston, Mr. Burke worked as a production assistant on the PBS series Frontline and NOVA.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Burke served for two years as Special Assistant for Communications in the office of former Attorney General Tom Reilly. During his tenure at the AG’s office, Mr. Burke served as a liaison to the press on government agency issues, municipal law, same-sex marriage, consumer protection, and utilities, as well as coordinating press events with municipal officials. Mr. Burke was also a speech writer for the attorney general and served as press advance. He was active in Tom Reilly’s gubernatorial campaign as a volunteer in the communications department.