Christina Zimmerman has a wide range of experience in the field of Communication. Zimmerman has worked as a reporter, web content editor and an advertising representative, and also has experience filming and editing documentaries. She has held appointments as instructor, advisor, and program director with Barry University and Miami Dade College, among other academic institutions. Her academic research focused on media law, presentation of news and media effects, persuasion, and feminism in film.
Before working at UIC, Zimmerman developed technology for e-learning initiatives and curricula in the health care industry.