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Department of

Communication Studies

Thomas Herman

Instructor

Tom Herman began teaching media writing at USD in 2012. Before that, he spent more than 40 years at The Wall Street Journal as a reporter and senior special writer. Tom retired from full-time service at The Wall Street Journal in 2009 but continues to write a weekly column for The Wall Street Journal Sunday, a personal finance section inserted into more than 60 newspapers around the country. From 2006-2012, he taught at Yale and still teaches a seminar in the fall semester at Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism in New York City. While at the Journal, he received several journalism awards. Tom is a tennis fanatic.