Gregory Borchard teaches classes in journalism history, reporting, and research methods. His publications include the books Lincoln Mediated: The President and the Press through Nineteenth-Century Media (Transaction, 2015), Abraham Lincoln and Horace Greeley (Southern Illinois University Press, 2011), and Journalism in the Civil War Era (Peter Lang, 2010). His manuscripts appear in Journalism and Communication Monographs, American Journalism, Journalism History, and The Journal of Popular Culture. He has written for newspapers, including the Gainesville Sun and the Minnesota Daily.
He was named the Editor for Journalism History an AEJMC Division Journal in 2018.