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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.​

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