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Tiara Darnell

Member since 2018


  • Buffalo, NY


Tiara is available for

Tiara is open to producer or editor roles for podcasts or radio. She's open to relocation and remote-friendly opportunities.
  • Business
  • Editing
  • Engineering
  • Music
  • Producing
  • Recording
  • Reporting
  • Voice

About Tiara

Tiara Darnell is a freelance writer, podcaster, and visual storyteller based in Buffalo, NY and Portland, Oregon. She is the Editor of NATAL, a podcast about having a baby while Black in the U.S. She is the host and producer of High, Good People, a personal "potcast" that explores the relationships between people of color and cannabis in the new age of legalization. Tiara is a graduate of the Transom Storytelling workshop at Seattle's KUOW (2020). She was also selected out of 18,000 applicants to attend Spotify's inaugural Sound Up Bootcamp for emerging women of color podcasters. Tiara's words have appeared in Portland Monthly, Travel Oregon, Broccoli Magazine, Travel Portland, Sprudge, Willamette Week, and among other publications. Tiara is a Maryland native, and a returned Peace Corps Morocco volunteer. She holds dual Masters of Science in Strategic Communications and Multimedia Journalism from the University of Oregon (Portland) School of Journalism and Communication.

Tiara's Portfolio



  • Audience Development
  • Audio Engineering
  • Field Producing
  • Field Recording
  • Hosting
  • Interviewing
  • Logistics and Coordination
  • Marketing
  • Mixing
  • Producing
  • Reporting
  • Research
  • Show Development
  • Sound Design
  • Story Editing
  • Tape Syncs
  • Voice Coaching


  • Adobe Audition
  • Hindenburg
  • Zoom H5N
  • Zoom H6N
  • Sennheiser e845
  • Røde NTG2 shotgun microphone
  • Røde Podcaster Pro microphone