Tara Bennett (formerly DiLullo) is the author or co-author of several movie and TV companion books including The Lost Encyclopedia, The Art of 300, The Art of Terminator Salvation and 24: The Official Companion Guide: Seasons 1 through 6. She has also written nearly a thousand interviews and features for print and online publications such as: LOST: The Official Magazine, Alias Magazine, 24 Magazine, SCI FI Magazine, SciFi Wire/Blastr.com, WSJSpeakeasy, Fandango/Movies.com, Fancast, Newsarama and VFXWorld.com. She is also the East Coast Editor for the world’s premiere sci-fi/fantasy publication, SFX Magazine.
She is a member of the The Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA).
Tara frequently appears as an expert guest on a variety of television-related media programs such as Fictional Frontiers with Sohaib, Shaun Daily’s TVTalk/The Television Man, and moderated the last two 24 panels at San Diego Comic Con (featured on the 24 Complete Box Set).
Tara is also an adjunct professor at Rowan University in New Jersey, teaching Film and Television studies. As part of her curriculum, Bennett utilizes programs such as LOST and 24 to teach her students how to write for television.
Before starting her journalism career, Tara worked for almost a decade as a television producer on the east coast for outlets such as CN8 and Comcast. She then used her expertise to transition into writing full-time about the industry with a focus on scripted dramas and genre-related films.
Ms. Bennett is available for speaking engagements at seminars, universities and schools to discuss a variety of topics such as her various books on film and television, being a female genre and sci-fi writer, or as an expert guest that can speak to trending topics in pop culture.
She’s a frequent guest contributor to radio shows Fictional Frontiers with Sohaib, TV Talk with Shaun Daily/The Television Man and has appeared on camera to discuss films and pop culture for Fandango.com, CN8.tv and the VH-1 reality series, “The Fabulous Life of…”
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