Chiara MediaAdam Chiara is an assistant professor of communication at the University of Hartford and is an authority on issues relating to social media’s impact on politics and media. He is a regular contributor for The Hill and is frequently interviewed by the media for expert commentary. 

Whether in the classroom, on camera, or in his writing, Chiara draws on his vast experience working in journalism, public relations, and politics.

Early in his career, Chiara was an award-winning journalist who covered stories for several media outlets in the Hartford area. He also worked at Yale University’s Rudd Center (now UConn Rudd Center) and was a communications associate at Universal Health Care Foundation. In addition to journalism and public relations, Chiara has a background in politics, public policy, and legislative process from the time he spent managing political campaigns and working at the Connecticut General Assembly.

Chiara earned a master’s degree in journalism from Quinnipiac University and a bachelor’s degree in communication from Central Connecticut State University.