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Tara Christopher | Elance
Last Sign-in: Feb 23, 2015

Tara Christopher

Social Media and Public Relations Specialist
   United States
  |   West Lafayette, IN


Minimum Hourly Rate $11

I am upbeat, enthusiastic social media and public relations specialist. I will be graduating from Purdue University this December with my bachelors in Communications, with a focus in marketing and event management/ production. My previous experience includes an internship with MTV Radio, music journalism training with Alternative Press Magazine, production coordination for Davy Rothbart and Andrew Cohn's documentary Medora, and marketing and social media internships with TEDxPurdueU and Purdue's Student Concert Committee.

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Chair of Social Media and Marketing
2013 - 2014
TEDxPurdueU is an independently run branch of the TED organization. Since coming to Purdue University three years ago, the organization has continued to grow. I currently maintain all social media...
Medora Film: Davy Rothbart and Andrew Cohn
Production Coordinator
2013 - 2014
Conducted community outreach and hosted Q&A sessions with directors Andrew Cohn and David Rothbart, marketed film premieres, created and distributed public relations material and acted as a liaison...
Purdue Student Concert Committee
Director of Social Media and Marketing
2012 - 2014
Purdue University's Student Concert Committee is a two year program in which a small group of interns organize and plan the performers that come to Purdue. We are taught how to book a show, to bid...
Starbucks Coffee
Shift Supervisor
2010 - 2013
As a shift supervisor at Starbucks I was acting manager. I would train new partners, open and close the store, work with our tills and safe, create beverages, interact with customers and implement...
MTV Networks/ Viacom
MTV Radio Intern
2010 - 2010
As an intern at MTV Networks I handled a vast quantity of tasks. I worked with talent, broadcast radio, sound editing, news briefing, production and in studio radio forums at CBS Studios in New...
Alternative Press Magazine
Online News Writer/ Trainee
2010 - 2010
I was selected from several hundred applicants to train with the online editor of Alternative Press Magazine, Tim Karan. During this time I was taught how to find and write breaking news articles....
WPGU Radio/ 101.7 Reinventing Alternative
On-Air Talent
2009 - 2010
As on-air talent at WPGU/101.7 Reinventing Alternative, I hosted a early morning radio show. I also helped with promotions, event planning and marketing.
Prospectus News
Music Columnist
2009 - 2010
During my time at Prospectus News I wrote a bi-weekly column on music topics of my choice. These included album, venue, performance and artist reviews that would tie in to the theme of each paper....
WPCD Radio/ 88.7 The Wave
On-Air Talent
2009 - 2010
During my time with WPCD/88.7 The Wave I hosted a prime time show twice a week. I also interviewed a number of artists on air and acted as a judge for WPCD's annual Battle of The Bands.
KCSU Radio/ 97.5
Telemarketer On-Air Talent
2008 - 2009
During my time at KCSU I hosted a prime time radio show multiple days a week. I was recognized for my work with multiple awards. I also helped with marketing and promotions. At the time, my radio...


Purdue University
Bachelors of Communications
- 2014
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Production Coordinator
Social Media
Public Relations
Music Journalism
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