Tara Coyt

What leads a pre-med major to become an award-winning marketing communications professional? Creativity.

AGENCIES: Has worked with Liquid Soul Media, Burrell Communications, The Kimball Group

TV & FILM: Develops creative concepts to market movies like "Red Tails," "Horrible Bosses," and "Harry Potter," and TV shows like "The Voice," "30 Rock," "Necessary Roughness," and "Taking On Tyson."

BOOKS: Ghost writing and editing includes "Time Served: My Days and Nights on Death Row Records," with Simone Green, "Your Passport to Reinventing You," with NBA All Star Sidney Moncrief, and "What to do When Your Money is Funny," by Lee Jenkins.

ADVERTISING: Developed and managed marketing and advertising campaigns for TCI, Sony, and McDonalds in Chicago.

TALK SHOW: Hosted Newsmakers Live for 5 seasons where she intereviewed legendary musician Roy Ayers, TV One's Cathy Hughes, TV personalities, and elected officials.

MEDIA: Appeared in P&Gs "My Black is Beautiful" campaign, in "Ebony" magzine, and on the cover of "Atlanta Tribune." She has written for numerous pubs including "Atlanta" magazine, "Rolling Out," and "Catalyst."

ON DECK: Developing and producing TV shows and documentaries

- I'll take my mother to the Emmy's and win!
- The Cleveland Browns will win a championship while I'm still able to see, hear, and understand the game!
- I'll be brave enough to sky dive.
- My photo log will include pics of me in every country.