I'm looking to build my network socially and professionally. I want to grow my business. I want to build a legacy.
New York, NY
Coming from a diverse background spanning the finance, advertising, fashion and public relations worlds, Tamara Walker brings over a decade of experience to the table. She is an insightful strategist with high-quality communications talents that include trend story development, media relations and industry expert establishme...
“If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun.” – Katharine Hepburn
My dream job would marry my passions for fashion, beauty, politics, social causes and education with public relations and event planning. I want to make a difference and have fun doing it.
Chief Brand Strategist
November 2011 — Present
Quintessential Media is a multifaceted boutique communications firm which goes beyond traditional public relations by providing one-on-one, client specific services to the companies we represent. We are insightful brand strategists with high-quality communications talents that include trend story development, media relations, social media & social networking planning and industry expert establishment.
New York Fashion News Examiner
October 2011 — Present
Fashion News reporter for the Examiner.com. Beat: New York City area. Focus: Fashion news, designers. designers to watch, fashion and style trends.
Freelance Writer and Blogger
The Curvy Socialite
September 2010 — Present
Freelance fashion, beauty, entertainment, political and society writer and editor. Current contributor to South Florida Style Guide and Raine Magazine
The Ground Crew
September 2003 — Present
Assist Supervisior with management of dressers, pressers and stylists during fashoin shows and photo shoots. Work backstage each season at New York’s Fashion Week on shows including: Malo, Helmut Lang, DKNY, Donna Karan, Lacoste, DooRi, Akiko Agawa, Thom Browne and off season productions including, BET’s Rip The Runway, Victoria’s Secret, Hugo Boss, Banana Republic, Oscar de la Renta, Christian Dior and Macy’s.
NY PR Diva Public Relations & Events
July 2006 — December 2014
NY PR DIVA is a PR "incubator" program that is offered to small business and start ups who are just venturing out. With a primary focus on assisting new businesses with establishing and growing their presence within their community and creating an awareness with new markets and potential clientele.
NY PR Diva was integrated into Quintessential Media in 2015.
Double E Communications
Sr. Account Executive
September 2004 — May 2007
I am a senior account executive at a boutique public relations firm that caters to Commercial, Post Production and Entertainment industries.
Blue Ice Entertainment
February 2003 — July 2006
Blue Ice Entertainment is a boutique PR that specializes in Fashion, Entertainment and Lifestyles PR.
State University of New York Empire State College
Social Policy & Advocacy
BA, International Relations and Spanish