Writer & Editor
Based in NY, Traveling the World
julie(AT)julieHcase(DOT)com; 206-227-3235; @juliehcase
DIGITAL EDITOR | WINE & SPIRITS MAGAZINE 2018 – 2019
Recruited to develop a new digital editorial strategy for the print magazine.
FREELANCE WRITER & EDITOR 1996 – Present
Published in SevenFifty Daily, Washington Post, Travel + Leisure, Wine & Spirits, AAA Journey, Thrillist and more.
SENIOR EDITOR | SAGACITY MEDIA 2011 – 2015
Top-level editor for Travel Tacoma, Visit Bellevue, Washington State Visitors’ Guide and Washington Wine Tour Guide. Developed editorial strategy, determined editorial lineups, and assigned and edited all magazines. Managed junior editor, recruited freelancers and oversaw art.
Launched Washington Wine, Visit Bellevue and Travel Tacoma magazines
Revolutionized seven publications under the Visit Seattle masthead
Won Maggies for Washington State Visitors’ Guide and Visit Bellevue
MANAGING EDITOR | COLUMNS MAGAZINE 2009 – 2011
Set editorial direction of the University of Washington alumni magazine and assigned, edited and wrote content. Recruited and cultivated freelancers, oversaw design and photography, managed all editorial calendars. Created Columns social media plan.
Launched a digital newsletter program that tripled click-throughs and visits to Columns online
Spearheaded a digital redesign that quadrupled reader interaction
SENIOR EDITOR | UW LAW MAGAZINE 2004 – 2006
Set editorial direction for UW Law and developed, assigned and edited all content. Managed budget, vendors and all aspects of print production. Redesigned UW Law into four-color magazine with compelling content and engaging features. Won multiple Council for the Advancement and Support of Excellence editorial awards.
MANAGING EDITOR | BUSINESS MAGAZINE (UW) 2001 – 2004
Set editorial direction of magazine and assigned and edited all content. Developed and wrote digital newsletters. Increased revenue of magazine while reducing costs by $15,000 per issue.
MANAGING EDITOR, Midwest Airlines Magazine | PARADIGM COMMUNICATIONS GROUP 2006 – 2008
ASSOCIATE EDITOR, Alaska Airlines Magazine
Assigned and edited travel, features, food, wine, and tech for Alaska Airlines Magazine. Set editorial strategy for Midwest Airlines, assigned and edited all articles and managed budget. Wrote features for both magazines.
EDUCATION & INTERESTS
MFA – Rainier Writing Workshop at Pacific Lutheran University 2007
BA, Broadcast Journalism – Arizona State University 1995
Certificate in Wine – International Sommelier Guild 2009
Frank G. Prial Fellow – Symposium for Professional Wine Writers, Napa 2019
Forager – A hobby that borders on obsession. I also chronicle my hunts at www.soIgather.com.
Adaptive Snowboard Instructor – Outdoors for All 2002 – 2014
Taught snowboarding to kids and adults with physical and developmental disabilities.
2010 - present
2010 - present