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Senior TV News Producer
WSVN-TV,  FOX | Miami, FL
April 2013 – Present

+ 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)

TV News Producer
WFOR-TV,  CBS | Miami, FL
September 2012 – February 2013

+ Produce 6:00PM News Monday-Friday
+ Per-Diem Employee

Media Manager
Mark NeJame CNN Legal Analyst | Orlando, FL
October 2011 – July 2012

+ 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

TV News Producer
WFTV-TV, Cox Media Group | Orlando, FL
May 2008 – September 2011

+ 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

Group Sales Manager
Orange County National | Winter Garden, FL
June 2007 – March 2008

+ Aggressively marketed facility, developed new market strategies
+ Developed new marketing collateral, sales presentation material & in-house tracking sheets

Consumer Partnerships Manager
Turnstile Publishing Company | Orlando, FL
March 2006 – April 2007

+ 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.

Account Executive/1320 WAMR Correspondent
Clear Channel Communications | Sarasota, FL
April 2004 – March 2005

+ 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.