The Northerner

Tara Derington

Tara Derington worked for E! News and BuzzFeed before working at Thrive Global.

January 21, 2020

When were you at The Northerner? 2010-2013. When did you graduate? Major? 2013, BA in journalism. What did you do at The Northerner? I was a staff writer for The Northerner, but was limited to fashion and the occasional student government elections because I worked for housing and was involved i...

From NKU to BuzzFeed: Exploring an alum’s career

Tara Derington (far left) works at Thrive Global—Arianna Huffington's (center) start-up aimed to stop the burnout epidemic.

Natalie Hamren, Editor-in-Chief

January 21, 2020

“What kind of a tree are you?” It’s the question that sparked Tara Derington’s love for journalism.  Barbara Walters followed-up Katharine Hepburn’s statement about being a tree in the 1981 ABC interview by asking her what kind of tree she would be.  Ever since then, Derington has b...

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