Tiara A.

6281 Hillside Drive | Yorba Linda, CA 92886 | t.chiaram@gmail.com | (714) 404-8548 EDUCATION
University of Southern California Expected May 2013 Masters in Broadcast Journalism GPA: 3.5  Taught to shoot, edit, and write broadcast packages  Trained in media writing for newspapers, magazines, websites, television, and press releases University of Irvine, California June 2010 Bachelors of Arts in Political Science GPA: 3.4  Taught to analyze political philosophy, legal thought, and critical analysis of media  Specialized in international studies including European relations and certification in Middle Eastern Studies

Yahoo! Santa Monica, CA Intern July 2012 - Present  Wrote editorial stories and created image galleries about the Olympics that appeared on the front page and generated about 20 million unique views each  Researched trending Olympic stories to come up with story pitches and innovative ideas to generate Yahoo's Olympic goal of 2 billion views worldwide  Maintained Yahoo's social media outlets including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram  Helped in editing and promoting Yahoo's original Olympic web video series Impact: Newsmagazine Los Angeles, CA Senior Producer August 2011 - Present  Works on writing, shooting, and editing the College Television Award winning television newsmagazine series aired on over 50 local television stations across the country  Updates the website with new episodes, pictures, and newsletters utilizing Wordpress, and basic HTML and CSS  Creates graphics, flyers, and promotional materials on Adobe Photoshop and InDesign  Manages social media campaign utilizing Twitter, Facebook, and Constant Contact CU@USC: Trojan Vision Talk Show Los Angeles, CA Host January 2012 - Present  Hosts a 30-minute interview talk show with guests varying from actors to scientists aired live in 2-million homes on LA 36  Works with publicists to book guests for weekly shows  Conducts a half hour interview every week with guests varying from actors to scientists  Plans pre-production for each show including: research, writing interview questions, guest relations, creating graphics and planning social media outreach Niche Magazine (www.fittheniche.com) Los Angeles, CA Writer at Large / Co-founder April 2009 - Present  Responsible for editing and writing blogs and magazine articles published  Covered major events in the music and fashion industry including, Outside Lands and LA Fashion Week, and interviewed high-profile musicians like Anberlin, Metric, Jamie Cullum and Mumford & Sons  Created a successful viral campaign utilizing SEO that led to Niche being ranked in the top 100,000 on Alexa website rankings within in one year.  Managed and maintained press relationships with major press companies such as Universal Music and Atlantic Records

Delish: Trojan Vision Cooking Show Los Angeles, CA Host January 2012 - Present  Hosts a weekly cooking show which adapting traditional family recipes to the college student lifestyle  Plans every episode including testing and researching recipes, booking guests and writing show rundowns Model United Nations Club Irvine, CA Marketing Director / Travel Team Delegate April 2009 - June 2010  Responsible for managing the advertising, social media, and website of the club  Won two outstanding delegate awards at various debate conferences abroad for public speaking and diplomacy

 Proficient in Microsoft Office, Internet research, Final Cut Pro, Avid, HTML, CSS and Adobe Creative Suite

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