Taylor Durden spent nearly seven years working in local television newsrooms as a weekend anchor and reporter. She honed her storytelling craft in local news in Waco, Texas, and Louisville, Kentucky, where she covered more than 1,200 stories including Hurricane Harvey, the 2020 social justice protests in Louisville and the COVID-19 pandemic.
She was nominated for a 2019 Emmy award and won an Edward R. Murrow award for a documentary she produced on the rebuilding after the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas, in 2013.
Taylor believes storytelling is an incredibly important tool for businesses to develop a deeper connection with their audience. Storytelling can be done in a many forms, and Taylor is equipped to help tell stories through video, photos and writing. She is a skilled communicator, who works well under a tight deadline. Because of her experience in local news, she is familiar with telling stories to a variety of audiences by creating engaging videos and interacting with people on social media platforms.