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Dr. Berrin A. Beasley

Professor: Multimedia Journalism

Ph.D., Communication, University of Southern Mississippi

M.A., Mass Communication, University of West Florida

B.A., Journalism, Eastern New Mexico University

Phone: (904) 620-2651


Location: Building 14D


Dr. Berrin A. Beasley is a professor in the School of Communication, University of North Florida, where she teaches multimedia journalism. A former award-winning reporter and editor, she covered police news along with both city and county government. Her research interests include the media's portrayal of women, American media history and media ethics. Her research has been published in nationally and internationally recognized journals such as Journalism Studies, Electronic News, Mass Communication and Society, Newspaper Research Journal, Journal of Radio Studies, the Association of Schools in Journalism and Mass Communication’s Journal Insights, the Southwestern Mass Communication Journal and the Florida Communication Journal. Dr. Beasley has authored several book chapters on American media history and media ethics, and co-edited the books Social Media and the Value of Truth and Social Media and Living Well. She's been named an Outstanding Undergraduate Teacher of the year at UNF and is a nationally certified Master Online Teacher through the Illinois Online Network, a part of the University of Illinois.