ABOUT TARYN WILLIAMS

Director of Communications for Consumer Packaged Goods

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Taryn is Intralink Global’s Director of Communications for Consumer Packaged Goods. From Fox & Friends to Vibe Magazine, Taryn has served as a media muse, garnering national media coverage for major brands such as McDonald's, Harley Davidson and M&M's. During her five-year stint in the Chicago office of global PR firm, Weber Shandwick, she was a sought after team member, developing strategic media angles to pierce even the toughest of publications.

One such example: securing original coverage for Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) in the highly-respected and forever beloved publication, Time Magazine (Online). Additionally, she was one of the founding members of the Got Milk? social media team, overseeing content development for the brand’s Twitter and Facebook pages. At Burrell Communications, one the world’s most prominent multi-cultural marketing firms, she served as a program lead on McDonald’s, managing client and media relations. As a respected and trusted advisor to the brand, Taryn played a pivotal role in the creation of McDonald's first ever African-American-focused Twitter handle. During her time with McDonald’s, she created and executed the award-winning PR program, McCafe Grind.

In addition to Time Magazine, Taryn has secured client coverage in national media outlets such as Essence, Chicago Sun-Times, Rolling Out, Madame Noire, Bossip and Ebony Magazine.