Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Mobile and Multimedia Journalism, Phillip Merrill College of Journalism
Other Affiliations: Other, Horowitz Center for Health Literacy
Campus: UMD | Building: 2100M Knight
Phone: (301) 405-2425 |
Biography

Dr. Yaros' work spans multimedia and mobile journalism, explanation of complex news issues, and effects of newer technologies. Explain My News.org details his research of emerging cognitive models for how audiences engage with text and graphics online. For 2011-12, Dr. Yaros earned a UMD Blended Teaching Fellowship for his interactive classes that integrate mobile devices and custom course apps. Prior professional experience includes twenty-five years as an Emmy-award winning broadcaster and founder of his own multimedia company that licensed more than one-hundred TV newsrooms. Click here to read Dr. Yaros’ CV.