Tiara A.

550 North Figueroa Street | Los Angeles, CA 90012 | t.chiaram@gmail.com | (714) 404-8548

University of Southern California Expected May 2013 Masters in Broadcast Journalism GPA: 3.4 § 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 a certificate in Middle Eastern Studies

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 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 aired on LA 36 § Plans every episode including testing recipes, booking guests and writing show rundowns § Produces monthly plans for upcoming episodes § Shoots, edits and writes short segments on downtown Los Angeles restaurants 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

Neon Tommy Los Angeles, CA Staff Writer/ Social Media Manager August 2011 - Present § Writes fashion editorials and news stories for the L.A. Press Club award winning website § Helps in managing students in the social media campaigns using Facebook, Twitter, Flickr and Tumblr 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 conferences abroad for public speaking and diplomacy

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

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