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Tara J. Petitt

Government Relations Coordinator
Government Relations
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Tara J. Petitt joined Adams and Reese’s Columbia office in 2017 as a Government Relations Coordinator with the Government Relations team. With the firm, Tara will keep the attorneys and other colleagues informed of matters in regards to South Carolina’s government and its potential effect on their clients.

Prior to joining our Columbia office, Tara worked in broadcast media. She began as an intern and finished out her career as a Live Political Reporter and Weekend Anchor. Tara worked with several local news stations in Fort Wayne including WPTA and WFFT, and in Columbia with WACH.

Tara’s experience includes:

  • Served as a Commercial Producer intern with WPTA (ABC, NBC) where she assisted in producing television ad campaigns and was quickly promoted to Production Assistant.
  • Worked at WFFT (Fox) where she was a field photographer, editor, camera operator and floor director before being promoted to a Multimedia Journalist.
  • Being well-versed in politics, she served as the lead Political Reporter for the 10 p.m. newscast with WACH (Fox) and later worked as a Weekend News Anchor and Producer.

Tara graduated in May 2012 from the University of Saint Francis in Fort Wayne, Ind. She received a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Music Technology.

In her spare time, Tara is an Ambassador for the American Heart Association. She enjoys golf, travel and the great outdoors.

Disclaimer:  Tara J. Petitt is not licensed to practice law.