Social Media Associate — Penelope Talleur

Penelope Talleur

Social Media Specialist for RoverTreks

Penelope Talleur-Social Media Specialist
Penelope Talleur-Social Media Specialist

Meet Penelope. She helps with our social media presence on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. She also provides graphic design solutions for RoverTreks.

Penelope is a 2008 graduate of Westwood College with a major in Graphic Art Design. And she brings 10-years of experience promoting entertainment and travel content via social media to her projects.

It all started in 2007 while she was in college. She set up DCBANDAID to provide social media promotion support to DC Metro area musical groups. This effort morphed into social media coordinator and talent handler roles at various Cons from 2014 to the present. These include MagFest, AwesomeCon, KatsuCon, and SpartaCon.

At the MagFest Gaming and Music Festivals 2016 – 2017, she ran the customer information desk while reporting on events and moderating customer interface on social media. At Katsucon 2016-2017, she moderated social media announcements, relaying information, and responding to customers via social media, funnel requests to the correct topical expert(s), update event schedules, and address questions about ticket purchases, refunds, and events.

Penelope counts actors Sean Patrick Flannery, Norman Reedus, and Manu Bennett among her legion of personal friends and professional contacts. She was the lead talent handler managing all volunteer talent handlers for SpartaCon 2015 and personal assistant to actor Manu Bennett. She was the personal assistant to actor William Shatner at Awesome Con 2015 and performed similar duties at the 2016 event.

In her spare time, Penelope trains as a stunt actor with and serves as the social media coordinator the DC Stunt Coalition. You can see some of her stunt acting movie roles in the IMDB.

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