Whitney A. Matheson


Whitney A. Matheson
Room 346, College of Education Building (COE)
MTSU Box 64, Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Degree Information

  • B.S.C., University of Tennessee, Knoxville (1998)


Whitney Matheson joined the School as its Journalist in Residence in Spring 2015. Previously, she spent 15 years covering entertainment for USA Today, where she founded and wrote the award-winning blog Pop Candy. She has contributed pop-culture commentary to several TV and radio outlets, including MSNBC, BBC America, VH1 and NPR. She continues to write for several publications, including Slate, Mental Floss, Playboy and ETonline.