Bernell  Tripp

Bernell Tripp, Ph.D.

Associate Professor - Department of Journalism

Office: 3055 Weimer
Phone: 352-392-2147


Ph.D., University of Alabama


Tripp specializes in sports writing and has won several awards for her spot sports coverage and sportswriting. Before joining the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, Tripp was a sports writer for the Pensacola News and freelanced for the Orlando Sentinel, Florida Times-Union and the New Orleans Times-Picayune. Tripp has earned her B.A., M.A. and Ph.D.


Tripp, Bernell E., Black Women Journalists, 1825-1860.  Northport , AL:  Vision Press, in press.

Tripp, Bernell, "The Antebellum Press."  Wm. David Sloan, James Stovall, and Jim Startt (eds.) , The Media in America:  A History, 6th edition, (Northport, AL:  Vision Press, 2005)

Research Keywords

journalism history

Research Areas