Ann Tripp is the award-winning News Director of both WBLS and WLIB Radio. Ann currently provides “news and views” on the nationally syndicated Steve Harvey Morning Show and a news update on Get Up! Morning’s with Erica Campbell, also nationally syndicated. Ann began her on-air career at age 14. While in high school, Ann was featured on WNYC. After college she was as a street reporter for WHN now ESPN). Tripp then worked at WNEW before moving to WKTU as a news announcer and
interviewer. Ann hosted a gospel music show for RADIO YOKOHAMA in Japan, afterwards becoming the Public Service Director of WXRK. She was the news commentator on The Paul Mooney Show (WBLS), the co-host of The Global Village on WLIB and newscaster on The Doug Banks Show on WBLS….at the same time! Ann Tripp next served as News and Public Service Director at WXRK (K- Rock) and then enjoyed a 13-year stint at WRKS (KISS-FM) starting in 1987.Ann Tripp has taught broadcast journalism at the National Broadcasting Network. Ann Tripp has received a Congressional Proclamation, three New York City Council Proclamations, and numerous awards and honors including by the New York State
Broadcasters Association for her domestic violence series.