Tara Kyle is a versatile multimedia producer and content strategist who grew up in Juneau, Alaska. She creates videos and consults on social media campaigns for clients including non-profit organizations and documentary films. In her former life as an online reporter, she honed her skills on both in-depth features and fast-paced breaking news.
Throughout her career, she has collaborated with designers, programmers and animators to tell stories and convey messages in a fully interactive way. Her work has been published on websites including DNAinfo.com, PBS Online NewsHour, Time.com, FLYP Media, amNY.com, The Real Deal and Condé Nast Traveler’s The Perrin Post.
Tara is passionate about the power of education and cross-cultural dialogue. She taught a spring 2011 course in online journalism at Hunter College, and began her career as an urban education fellow tutoring teenagers at a high poverty Boston charter school. In fall 2009, she traveled to Doha, Qatar, to launch the website for the Doha Tribeca Film Festival, a unique collaboration between the Qatar Museum Authority and New York’s Tribeca Film Festival. She has also traveled to Damascus, Syria, to report on the education crisis facing Iraqi refugees, and is the recipient of a 2008 Webby Award for Defining Middle Ground: The Next Generation of Muslim New Yorkers.
Tara holds a B.A. in history and minor in comparative religion from Dartmouth College, and an M.S. in online journalism from Columbia University. She can be contacted via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.