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Dr. John C. Fitch III

John Fitch III
  • Professor

Bio  •  Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

  • Department: Communication
  • Office: Combs 304
  • Mailing Address: Combs 317
  • Email:
  • Phone: 859-622-6769
  • Expert Areas: Broadcasting & Film Studies


John Fitch III has worked in the communication field as a scholar and a professional since 1990, specializing in film and video production, television, sound design, screenwriting, and film history. He received a PhD in Educational Policy Studies in Higher Education from the University of Kentucky and an MFA in Film from the Savannah College of Art and Design. He’s written, directed, and produced independent films that have screened in film festivals and on television in the U.S. and Canada. Before coming to EKU, he worked in public and commercial television,​ and taught at Johnson C. Smith University, the Lyndon Institute and The Light Factory. His latest research is focused on depictions of college professors in American films.​


Subject  TitleDatesLocationTerm
BEM 350Cinema History IMW 3:35pm-5:35pm Combs Building GRISEFall 2019
BEM 353WArt & Craft of ScreenwritingMWF 10:10am-11:00am Combs Building 323AFall 2019
BEM 453Advanced ScreenwritingTR 11:00am-12:15pm Combs Building 323BFall 2019
BEM 491Senior SeminarTR 9:30am-10:20am Combs Building 305Fall 2019
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