Julie has over 16 years of experience in broadcasting, having worked in various positions from planning to production to technical on hundreds of broadcasts and events. Name any sports discipline, and it’s very likely she’s worked on it! From ice hockey, football, soccer, baseball, basketball to horse racing, athletics, cycling and car racing - the list goes on.
Click below to watch our interview with Julie, as she shares her passion for the broadcasting world, the best and worst aspects of her job and also how she’s dealing with the current outage of live sports brought by the Covid-19 outbreak.
“Back in 2006, I traveled to Doha for my first International job. Everything was really new to me… From learning the different roles on a production to learning how to be a better traveler. It was during that event in 2006 that I knew I wanted a career working on host broadcast events while traveling the world. It is surreal to think of my first international event, and many of the experiences since then that helped me to where I am today.
"I recently had the opportunity to travel back to Doha for another major international sports event, which ended up being one of my favorite events for a few reasons. I was working as a VT Coord on the outside races. That alone offered me a fun challenge of learning the rules and details of a sport I was not as familiar with (Race Walking) and working with a new combination of crew and production team. Our coverage of the events received good praise, positive feedback, and was a great experience. With our work schedule back in 2006, I did not have an opportunity to go to the desert.
Keeping this in mind - I made sure to stay a few extra days with another colleague. It was amazing getting to explore the desert and souqs… making memories I will cherish."
“Here’s a photo of me doing demos at the EVS booth at NAB Show in Las Vegas. There are three things in particular I love about working with EVS equipment – you are always learning something new, you can find new ways of being creative and there’s a really large support network that will help you solve any issue you might have or become a better operator.”
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