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Hi, there. I'm Julia.

I'm a software engineer and product designer creating publishing tools and experiences that support the news industry and empower community change.

Currently the Director of Product & Technology at the Institute for Nonprofit News, I was previously a Knight-Mozilla OpenNews Fellow with the Center for Investigative Reporting. Before that I worked for Oxide Design, Gallup News, ConAgra Brands, and the Omaha World-Herald.

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Director, Product & Technology

Institute for Nonprofit News

Knight-Mozilla OpenNews Fellow

Center for Investigative Reporting

Web Developer

Oxide Design Co.

UI/UX Developer & Mobile Apps Lead

Gallup, Inc.

Software Developer

ConAgra Brands, Inc.

Previous Positions: User Support Analyst, Web Dev Intern

Niche Publications Designer

Omaha World-Herald

Previous Positions: Online Editor, Special Sections Intern

Editor-in-Chief

Creightonian Newspaper, Creighton University

Previous Positions: Assistant EIC, News Editor, Reporter

Web Producer

Omaha World-Herald

Education

Master of Science in Information Design & Strategy

Northwestern University

expected 2019

Bachelor of Arts in Journalism & Mass Communication

summa cum laude

Creighton University

Majors: Journalism (News Production Track), Graphic Design
Minors: Computer Science, Interactive Web Development, Film Studies
Research: Optimizing Music Composition Using Fuzzy Set Theory
(an iPad Application)

Skills

Software Development
HTML / CSS / JS
Data Visualization
Product Design
Project Management
Storytelling
Prototyping

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