Dr. Witcher teaches courses in journalism history, media law, and literary journalism. He advises the campus radio station and the student chapter of the Society for Collegiate Journalists. He also directs the journalism internship program.
Ph. D, University of Tennessee, 2000, Communication
M.S., University of Tennessee, 1985, News-Editorial
A.B., Western Kentucky University, 1980, Journalism
Courses taught: History of Journalism, Law of Journalism, Literary Journalism, Feature Writing, Mass Communication in a Changing Society, News Reporting and Copy Editing
Advise WTTU-FM radio. Co-adviser of Society of Collegiate Journalists.
Research: Media Bias and Politics. Cold War journalism
He has published four books about President Richard Nixon and the Vietnam War era.