Trimmel Gomes



Trimmel Gomes is a veteran broadcaster with more than 15 years experience as an award-winning journalist for major news outlets including NPR and PBS, before joining Public News Service. Formerly news director of Florida Public Radio/WFSU-FM in Tallahassee, Trimmel often appears on national and statewide media. Immigrating from Guyana, he graduated from the College of Journalism and Communications at the University of Florida, he is now a member of the college advisory council and an adjunct instructor in the College of Communication & Information at Florida State University. Gomes also serves on the boards of the First Amendment Foundation, LeMoyne Center for the Visual Arts and hosts The Rotunda; a weekly public affairs podcast about the people and issues shaping Florida politics.

Topic Expertise: Politics, Environment

Recent Work:
Petition Urges FL Governor to Keep "Vital" Unemployment Benefits
FL Researchers Study Links Between Prey Fish, Predators and Algal Blooms
As Toxic Algae, Other Issues Bloom, FL Environmental Secretary Resigns
Lawsuit Launched Over Piney Point Wastewater Leak
Laid-Off FL Workers Left to Make Do as Businesses Get Relief
Florida Sees Growing Need for Foster Families, Training
FL Republicans Ban Transgender Athletes, Send Bill to Governor
Misinformation About COVID-19 Shot Spreads Inside FL Prisons
Civil-Rights Leaders Denounce Passage of Florida's "Anti-Riot" Bill
Tampa Bay Braces for Red Tide Outbreak After Toxic Wastewater Leak