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Adjunct Lecturer Chris Cioffi teaches JOUR652, Interactive Design and Development. Cioffi is a data journalist and congressional reporter for Bloomberg Industry Group who has taught courses in both Merrill College’s B.A journalism degree and in the weekend multimedia certificate program.

Adjunct Lecturer Tom Davidson, a digital journalist and product-development executive, teaches JOUR455, Media Entrepreneurship.  He has worked in media organizations since the age of 15, recently on the product development and design team for Gannet and the USA TODAY Network, working on projects to reinvigorate revenue categories, improve the article experience for readers and increase paid subscriptions to news sites.

Adjunct Lecturer Nicole Munchel teaches JOUR604, an introduction to Multimedia Skills for Graduate Certificate Programs, at Merrill College. She has been a freelance photo journalist at The Baltimore Sun Media Group who also teaches at the University of Baltimore.

Adjunct Lecturer Krishna Sharma teaches JOUR657, Social Media Content Creation, Audience Engagement and Analytics.  Sharma is an audience engagement editor at The Baltimore Banner whose serious, informative storytelling on TikTok has brought him more than 45,000 followers, along with several impressive journalism awards. 

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