Tara Y. Wren - Director of Communications


📞 (601) 352-2269

Tara Y. Wren serves as Director of Communications at the Mississippi Center for Justice. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Advertising and Master of Business Administration in Marketing from Jackson State University, along with a Doctor of Philosophy in Public Relations from the University of Southern Mississippi. Tara has over 25 years of comprehensive experience spanning marketing, management, communications, fundraising, and strategic planning. She has spearheaded transformative initiatives at Mississippi Public Broadcasting, serving in various leadership capacities, including Director of Communications, Director of Underwriting Sales, and Director of Education.

Additionally, Tara has held positions such as Marketing Director at Jackson State University and Executive Director of an arts and cultural non-profit in her hometown of Port Gibson, MS. Outside of her professional pursuits, Tara finds joy in spending quality time with her family and adorable granddaughter.