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Jonathan Nichols-Pethick



Media Relations
101 E. Seminary St.
Greencastle, IN, 46135-0037

Communication and Theatre

Associate Professor of Communication and Theatre, Director of the Eugene S. Pulliam Center for Contemporary Media, Director of the Media Fellows Program


Media, Media studies and criticism, Media industry, Television, Genre theory, Police dramas


Jonathan Nichols-Pethick's work focuses on media studies, especially television studies; critical and cultural approaches to the media; media industries and audiences – focusing on how programming strategies and industrial structures influence how audiences understand TV; business of TV; TV genres; and changing times for local TV stations and network affiliates. Nichols-Pethick previously worked as a producer for a network affiliate television station in Maine.