Tara Andrews - August Member of the Month
Congratulations to Tara Andrews–PhillyCAM’s August Member of the Month! Tara’s involvement with PhillyCAM began when she joined the Philadelphia Community Access Coalition. Her relocation to Philly was inspired by the coalition’s work and the opportunity to experience the advent of public access television in the city. Now that PhillyCAM is here she “couldn’t be more happy.”
Tara got involved in production working as videographer and editor of the Community Enrichment Fitness Network’s (CEFN) Focus on Fitness. Beyond Focus On Fitness, Tara has helped PhillyCAM produce a number of special projects which include Jobs Not Wars Coalition: Town Hall Meeting (Dec. 2010), Conversations at PhillyCAM: Media Activists (July 2011), and Producer’s Roundtable (Aug. 2011).
Tara believes the biggest benefit of being a PhillyCAM member is its “community of members is made up of activists, artists and those who use the medium to showcase their unique visions.” She also values the way diversity in the community is reflected in the programming, training workshops that are available, and the access producers have to equipment. Recently, Tara participated in a special workshop for the Tricaster–a multi-camera switching system. After this training she served as technical director for PhillyCAM’s first Producer Roundtable event.
We applaud Tara on her achievements and contributions to PhillyCAM projects. Keep up the great work!