Mark D. Harmon


Mark D. Harmon is the College of Communication & Information School of Journalism & Electronic Media Professor at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He teaches courses in news writing, news reporting, introduction to journalism and electronic media, communication theory, and public opinion. Dr. Harmon has worked as a TV news producer, radio reporter, and host of a radio news interview program. He has also published guest columns in scores of periodicals, ranging from daily newspapers to the Chronicle of Higher Education. Currently he is a weekly columnist for the Knoxville News Sentinel. Dr. Harmon is the author of four books, more than 30 research articles in journals, and dozens of papers presented at academic conferences.