Tatum joined the Pulitzer Center team in August 2009. A graduate of Randolph-Macon Woman's College in Lynchburg, Virginia, she holds an honors B.A. in English with an emphasis in creative writing, and a minor in French. Prior to the Pulitzer Center, she worked as a marketing intern at Brookings Institution Press in Washington, D.C. She has also served as a writer and editor for The Sundial, R-MWC's campus newspaper, and as a tutor in R-MWC's Writing Lab. As educational coordinator at the Pulitzer Center, she spearheaded the Center’s work in DC schools and helped coordinate programs in St. Louis, New York, and Chicago.Tatum will continue her work with the Center as an educational consultant while starting a graduate degree in historic preservation at Columbia University this fall.