Tahir Russell

Cell: 862-206-0243

Endemol Shine (August 2017 – Present)                                                                              New York, NY
Associate Producer – Page Six TV
·      Assist Producers in research of various entertainment newsworthy topics and pitch segment ideas to Executives;
·      Produce & create assigned segments on show, across multiple segments, both live and pre-taped;
·      Serve as point of contact between Producers and Legal, Rights & Clearances for budget of visual elements
·      Brief and prepare talent for topics of discussion for live and pre-taped segments;
·      Attend live events such as the red carpet for Clive Davis’ Pre-Grammy Gala and interview talent for in-studio segments;
·      Participate in on-camera talent role for in-show integrations
·      Support Talent Executive with the acquisition of booking guests
Apple Inc. (August 2015 – August 2017)                                                                                         Edison, NJ                      Specialist
·      Sold Apple products by building brand loyalty and generating excitement, by facilitating discovery of products
·      Showcased the compatibility relationship between Apple products and customer (iOS devices and Mac)
·      Presented, complete, and appropriate solutions by probing customer to understand needs, sharing benefits, overcoming objections, and finishing with a sale

WBAI 99.5 FM (June 2016 – August 2016)                                                                         Brooklyn, New York
Radio Operations Intern
·      Adapted archives of programs by collecting information from producers to make shows more easily accessible
·      Updated station’s website by gathering and editing program descriptions and photos to keep the station’s audience informed
·      Worked with Operations Director to record and produce on-air segments and promos using an engineering board
·      Arranged social media to post in a scheduled and relevant fashion to promote programming and expand listenership

Walt Disney World (January 2011 – August 2011; August 2013 – January 2014)                         Orlando, FL
Cast Member
·     Graduated from Disney World’s nationally recognized training program with a focus on guest services and safety
·     Responsible for food and beverage delivery to guests in the most visited vacation resort in the world, rotating throughout the Magic Kingdom
·     Entertained children of Make-A-Wish at holiday celebrations

Rutgers University 2016                                                                                                               Newark, NJ
Bachelor of Arts & Sciences,Cum Laude
Major: Journalism/Media Arts ·Minor: Sociology