• Tara Wall is a veteran film and television director and producer who leads instruction for the Media Production (Moviemaking) pathway at the Academies of Loudoun. She's been an instructor of the Monroe Advanced Technical Academy (MATA) program since 2017, where she develops and oversees the curriculum; and directs and executive produces student film and television projects designed to support instructional goals.

    A graduate of Eastern Michigan University, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Telecommunications & Film, Ms. Wall earned her teaching license from Shenandoah University with endorsements in Television and Media Production, Business and Information Technology, and Marketing.

    Ms. Wall has more than two decades of professional experience as an award-winning television journalist, documentary filmmaker and executive media strategist. She also owns an independent production company, creating and distributing documentaries and digital content for a broad spectrum of clients.

    “With a successful career in broadcast television and running a media production business, I am passionate about paying it forward by sharing my 20+ years of industry experience to help develop future leaders. The secondary teaching environment and Career & Technical Education (CTE) in particular is an ideal pathway for young people to take ownership of their education and set the course for their professional development.” - Tara Wall