Dr. Gregory G. Pitts

Director

Dr. Gregory G. Pitts
615-898-2814
Room 249, John Bragg Media and Entertainment Building (BRAGG)
MTSU Box 64, Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Degree Information

  • Ph.D., University of Tennessee at Knoxville (1992)
  • M.S., Auburn University (1983)
  • B.A., Auburn University (1982)

Biography

Gregory Pitts is a professor and director of the School of Journalism at Middle Tennessee State University. He has been a mass communication faculty member at both public and private universities for more than 20 years. He previously chaired the Department of Communications at the University of North Alabama, where he led the mass communication program to earn its initial accreditation review by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. Other leadership roles ...

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Gregory Pitts is a professor and director of the School of Journalism at Middle Tennessee State University. He has been a mass communication faculty member at both public and private universities for more than 20 years. He previously chaired the Department of Communications at the University of North Alabama, where he led the mass communication program to earn its initial accreditation review by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. Other leadership roles include: Director of Faculty and Student Programs for the National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE) Educational Foundation and media management trainer for the International Broadcasting Bureau, a unit of the U.S. Department of State.

He is an active member of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) and completed the Journalism and Mass Communication Leadership Institute for Diversity (JLID) Fellowship through AEJMC. He is also a member of the Broadcast Education Association (BEA) and is a past board member.

Dr. Pitts is the recipient of two Fulbright appointments (Zambia and Montenegro) and two Fulbright Specialist appointments (Ukraine). He is co-author of The Radio Broadcasting Industry (with Alan Albarran) and has published in Communication Technology Update, Communication Law & Policy, Journal of Radio Studies, Southwestern Mass Communication Journal, Ecquid Novi and Feedback. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville.

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