Journalism Experience

Tamarah is a journalism alumna of Columbia College Chicago. During her time at Columbia, she worked as the copy editor and production manager for two of the college's award-winning publications, The Columbia Chronicle, and Echo magazine. She also got a minor in cultural studies. 


Tamarah previously worked as the associate editor for Modern Trader and Futures Magazine where she covered and documented commercial trading trends to provide unique and compelling sources of institutional-quality research to a broader class of active investors across the globe. Her work focuses on developing counties, technology, and social change.


Tamarah's work has appeared in Modern Trader magazines, Futures MagazineREALTOR® Magazine, Echo magazine, and Modern Luxury magazines.

There's no Place Like Home

Tamarah is the first African American representative from Kentucky to attend the American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) Girls State Program.


During 2011, she served as a news reporter for the ALA Girls Nation Program in Washington D.C.  


During the summer of 2017, Tamarah worked with Chegg Inc. as an English tutor, soon after leaving Chegg to start her own tutoring business, A+ Tutoring Service, by May 2020.

Tamarah currently resides in Louisville, KY where she owns and operates the A+ Tutoring Service while working full-time for the U.S. federal government.

Spending half of her time growing up in the southern United States and the other half spent growing up in Deagu, South Korea, Tamarah shares stories of activism—personal, emotional, and cultural narratives—of men and women from around the world through her "True Stories" blog.

She describes herself as a military brat which is why she does not claim a hometown. Tamarah currently works for the federal government (U.S.) after completing two years as the associate editor for one of the nation's top media publications in Chicago, Modern Trader Magazine.

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