RESUME/BIO: TOM TATUM

Born: Pineville Kentucky 2/16/46

Graduated Ridgewood NJ High School 1964

Runner up merit Scholar; won national short story award

Graduated Vanderbilt University 1968

Honors Economics/International Poly Sci

Served in the US PEACECORP in Fiji from 1968 thru 1971

Managed the Sigatoka Valley Cooperative

Graduated from Emory University Law School 1974

Served as Special Asst to Atlanta Mayor Maynard Jackson 1974 thru 1976

Served as the National Urban Coordinator for the Carter Mondale Campaign 1976

Served on the Carter Mondale transition team

National Deputy Director for Federal Relations National League Cities 1977-78

Visiting State Department Scholar to the USSR May 1978

Director (sub-cabinet) of Communications Department of Energy Office of Solar Energy and Conservation 1979-80

USA Representative to the International Energy Agency Solar and Conservation Committee OECD Paris 1979-80

Founded TATUM COMMUNICATIONS INC/Tatum Video in Venice Ca/Telluride Co 1981 and Taos NM 1995. He has produced, directed, and written over 400 TV, documentaries, video segments, VHS/DVD’s, commercials and Motion Pictures, including; DOUBLE HIGH, MAUI WINDSURFING GP, GREENPEACE”S GREATEST HITS, THE WORLD PRO SKI TOUR, AMERICAN Ultra TRANSPORTS, ACTION SPORTS OF The 80’s, WINNER”S TAKE ALL (Motion Pie MGM), DARE DEVIL FLYERS SERIES, The CHEYENNE FRONTIER DAYS RODEO, WHITEWATER GODS, WHITEWATER JUNGLE, THE WORLD FREESKIING TOUR, THE OURAY ICE FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION, WORLD SPEED SKIING CHAMPIONSHIPS, WORLD BREAKDANCING CHAMPIONSHIPS, WORLD COMPUTER GAME CHAMPIONSHIPS. Currently in development are TAOS the novel by Irwin Blacker about the successful 1680 Pueblo Indian revolt in New Spain and also San Ysidro a one-hour action/dramity TV pilot set in northern NM. Also, Ex Producer of Iron Horse single record released Sept 2014 by Robert Mirabal/Robby Romero Band of Taos Pueblo.

CLIENTS INCLUDE: ESPN, ABC, GREENPEACE, NICKALODIAN, MGM, CBS, NBC, AP SPORTS TV INTERNATIONAL, REAL TV (PARAMOUNT TV)

PRESIDENT AND COO OF PLANET CENTRAL TV A START UP CABLE TV NETWORK 1996-7 LA, CA

PARTNER UTE PEAK SOLAR, WHICH HAS BUILT TWO 1.5 MEGAWATT COMMERCIAL PV SOLAR PLANTS IN NORTHERN NM

AUTHOR: FIJI 1970 FICTION 2007

TV AGENT: TOMWIL INTERNATIONAL LA, CA

STOCK FOOTAGE AGENCY: VIDEO TAPE LIBRARY LA, CA

ENTERTAINMENT ATTORNEY: WAYNE ALEXANDER CENTURY CITY CA

HOMES: TELLURIDE CO AND TAOS NM

UTE PEAK RANCH: NORTHERN TAOS COUNTY NM

SPORTS; SKIING, TENNIS, CAMPING/JEEPING, FLY FISHING,

HUNTING/SHOOTING, GOLF, SURFING/BOOGIE BOARDING

CLUBS: LA TENNIS CLUB, TAOS COUNTRY CLUB

MARRIED TO KATHRYN TATUM AN OIL PAINTER TELLURIDE CO/TAOS NM WITH TWO CHILDREN

 

 

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