+ Manage Producers, Reporters, Field crews & Writers for #1 Morning Show, “Today in Florida” 5 hours daily, Monday-Friday.
+ Manage editorial decisions, story selection
+ Interviewed & hired writers for newscasts
+ Produced 7:00AM & 9:00AM News Monday-Friday (4/13-12/13)
+ Produce 6:00PM News Monday-Friday
+ Per-Diem Employee
+ Managed Mr. NeJame’s CNN/HLN appearances & prepped him with the latest topics, news & case discovery
+ Served as 18-member firm’s media contact for all local & national media inquiries
+ Organized social media pushes for stories, drafted news releases & coordinated press conferences
+ Assisted in Mr. NeJame’s business & political affairs
+ Produced weekday, evening shows with breaking news & expanded angles.
+ Field-produced live NBA Playoffs/Finals coverage for WFTV & reported for KABC, WSB & WHGH
+ Produced coverage for major stories: Casey Anthony, Tiger Woods, Trayvon Martin, NASA, etc.
+ Wrote teases for all shows, was given extensive tease writing training via Mary Cox/602 Communications
+ Aggressively marketed facility, developed new market strategies
+ Developed new marketing collateral, sales presentation material & in-house tracking sheets
+ Managed Golfweek Magazines’ Controlled Circulation
+ Coordinated extensive partnership marketing campaigns with national & state based USGA & PGA Associations, tournaments, etc.
+ Initiated strategic placement programs with resorts, national retail chains & private clubs.
+ Coordinated multi-media marketing campaigns for over 25 clients
+ Sideline reporter for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at all home games & news conferences
+ Sports commentary on various WAMR programs during drive-time segments
+ Florida State University, Tallahassee Florida
+ Dr. Phillips High School, Orlando, Florida
+ Very strong researching skill-set, ability to find information online quickly & effectively
+ Very strong in all social media platforms including Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Google+ & LinkedIn
+ Extremely proficient iniNews newsroom computer systems (top-level user)
+ WordPress blogging software (content author, moderator)
+ Great interviewer & enjoy the conversation
+ References are available upon request.
+ To download a hard copy of Tara’s resume, click here.