NEWS & AWARDS

8/21: Julie's story "Fashion Forward," about the Runway of Dreams Foundation, which advocates for inclusion, acceptance and opportunity in the fashion industry for people with disabilities, won an honorable mention in Writer's Digest's 90th Annual Writing Competition.
                                                                                                                                                                                    8/18: Julie's story "Making Noise," about the young founder of a pediatric cancer foundation, was awarded second place in the Magazine Feature Article category for the 87th Annual Writer's Digest Writing Competition.
 
10/15: Julie's story "Harley Birthday! 89-year-old N.J. Woman Still Easy Riding" won a feature-writing award from Writer's Digest's 2015 national Writing Competition.
 
7/14: Julie served as a panelist for "Best Practices in Running Your Communications Consulting Business," presented by the New Jersey chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators.

12/13: Three of Julie's interviews for The Credits made the website's list of its favorite stories of 2013 (Lake Bell, Mireille Enos and Animal Logic).
http://www.thecredits.org/2013/12/looking-back-on-some-of-our-favorite-stories-of-2013/                                                            
7/12: Julie's story "Filling Life's Bucket" (about the value of bucket lists and appearing in Creative Living) earned a 2012 APEX Award for Publication Excellence in Feature Writing.  (See certificate below.)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   10/11: Julie's story "The Appeal of Ancestry" ranked 28th among the top 100 feature article entries in the 80th Annual Writer's Digest Writing Competition. (See certificate below.)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   6/11: Julie's story "The Appeal of Ancestry" (appearing in Creative Living) earned a 2011 APEX Award for Publication Excellence in Feature Writing. (See certificate below.)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         11/10: Julie's story "The Moth" was named among the top 100 feature article entries in the 79th Annual Writer's Digest Writing Competition.  (See certificate below.)