I am a magazine journalist and editor based in Chicago. I currently work for Modern Trader magazine and Futuresmag.com where I 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.
I am also a journalism alumna of Columbia College Chicago. During my time at Columbia, I worked as copy editor and production manager for two of the college's award-winning publications, The Columbia Chronicle and Echo magazine.
I was born in Hawaii, and have moved numerous times being privileged to live in places around the world. My father has retired from the U.S. Army after 25 years of service. Moving with the military has been a trigger of my desires to document. I have kept journals and upon doing so grown a love for storytelling, planning and preparing reader-centered content for publication.
Tamarah Webb is a responsible, creative person with the determination to succeed in any position. She describes herself as a military brat, which is why she doesn’t claim a hometown. Her mom is currently in Georgia while her dad is on a contracting job in Saudi Arabia. Despite the constant shuffling around, Tamarah calls Chicago home.
She received her B.A. in journalism and minor in cultural studies in May 2016 from Columbia College Chicago. Tamarah is inspired by creativity and how human perspective collides with language to deliver information. Tamarah is not an editor that just wants to write. She is an editor who actually wants to edit—and collaborate, ideate, and plan. It is what she enjoys most and is best at. Tamarah hopes to become a features editor for a popular culture, women’s lifestyle or international magazine. You can reach Tamarah at her email, Tamarah.Webb@gmail.com.
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Things I Like
Signature coffees, evocative films, traveling to new places, good hair days, watching makeup tutorials, reading, eating baked vegan sweets, playing old school jams, fact-checking, trying new restaurants, face masks, proofreading, cardio workouts and making people smile.
Capital Building 2011
Capital Building 2011
President Barack Obama
Girls Nation with President Obama
White House 2011
American Legion Auxiliary 2011 Girls Nation Program:
Chosen out of high school to participate in statewide politics and government competition; Chosen as one of two senators to represent Kentucky in Girls Nation, hosted in Washington DC; Elected as a news reporter and met
- During this summer two girls from every state were chosen to stay in Washington DC for two weeks and participate in a model U.S. Senate.
- Girls ran for offices and made friends.
- Girls met their state senators, visited the White House and
Capitalbuilding, and also met with Boys Nation.
- In order to gain acceptance into this program, each girl needed to be a junior in high school highly recommended by counselors and school officials.
Senior Class President, Tamarah Webb
Salutatorian, Tamarah Webb
Fort Campbell High School 2012 Graduation