Michael Ray FitzGeraldMichael Ray FitzGerald, PhD, is a musician, media scholar and former university instructor from Jacksonville. He is the author of five books including the award-winning Jacksonville and the Roots of Southern Rock. He has a master’s degree in media history from University of Florida and a doctoral degree in film and television from University of Reading (UK).

He started writing music criticism in the mid-1980s for Jacksonville’s Southeast Entertainer and went on to write for more than 30 local, national and international publications including the Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television.

> Michael Ray FitzGerald Curriculum Vitae

Fitzgerald has written for the following publications:

Both Sides Now, Jacksonville, Fla.
Southeast Entertainer, Jacksonville, reviewer
The Notebook, Jacksonville, reviewer
JAM, Orlando, stringer/columnist
Musician’s Trade Journal, Nashua, N.H., stringer/columnist
Folio Weekly, Jacksonville, correspondent
The Campus Voice, Florida State College at Jacksonville, reporter/editor
Cow Ford, Jacksonville University, creator/editor
Lede, Jacksonville University
The Navigator, Jacksonville University
Jacksonville Business Quarterly, reporter/managing editor
Jacksonville Business Journal, correspondent (150 articles)
Orlando Business Journal, correspondent
Atlanta Business Chronicle, correspondent
Associated Press, Miami bureau, stringer
Canopic Jar, Woodstock, Ill.
Left Curve, Oakland, Calif.
The Jitney, Miami

The Humanist, Washington, D.C.
Free Inquiry, Amherst, N.Y.
Utne Reader, Topeka, Ks.
Merge, Adelaide, Australia
The CommuniGator, University of Florida
Thursday Night, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Southern Fried, Nashville
Howard Journal of Communication, Howard University, Philadelphia, Pa.
Film and History, Oshkosh, Wisc.
Southern Cultures, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Journal of Popular Culture, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Mich.
Film Locations: Paris, Intellect Books, Manchester, UK, contributor
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, University of California, Los Angeles
Historical Journal of Film, Radio, and Television, London
Bangkok Post, Thailand
New English Review, London

 Michael Ray FitzGerald
Jacksonville, Florida
(904) 388-3224

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