The Northerner

Top: Mackenzie Manley. Middle: Tara Derington. Bottom: Abby (Anstead) Dawn.

From college to career: Exploring Northerner alums’ life post-grad

Natalie Hamren, Editor-in-Chief January 22, 2020

Take a look at where former Northerner reporters, editors, photographers, videographers, designers and other staff members are now.

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

Tara Derington

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...

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

From NKU to BuzzFeed: Exploring an alum’s career

Northerner alum Tara Derington knows how to make content go viral
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...

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