Writer & Editor
Based in the U.S., Traveling the World
julie(AT)julieHcase(DOT)com; 206-227-3235; @juliehcase
FREELANCE WRITER & EDITOR 1996 – Present
Published in Afar, Travel + Leisure, Wine & Spirits, Thrillist, SevenFifty Daily, Washington Post, and more.
EDITOR | TEAM RUBICON 2019 – Present
Set and execute editorial strategy, including the development and execution of content for syndication. Assign, write, and edit all content, including op-eds for C-suite. (Position is contract and part-time.)
EDITOR IN CHIEF (CONTRACT) | REDFIN 11/2019 – 6/2020
Oversaw Redfin’s data journalism team, providing editorial strategy for, and editing of, all reports. Provided editorial direction and strategy during the first three months of the COVID-19 pandemic, and helped shape Redfin’s public-facing content during the crisis.
DIGITAL EDITOR | WINE & SPIRITS MAGAZINE 2018 – 2019
Recruited to develop a new digital editorial strategy for the print magazine.
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 a 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 the editorial direction of the 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 2006 – 2008
ASSOCIATE EDITOR | ALASKA AIRLINES MAGAZINE
Working for custom publisher Paradigm Communications Group, I 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, Awards & 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
Adaptive Snowboard Instructor – Outdoors for All 2002 – 2014
Forager – A hobby that borders on obsession. Hunts chronicled at www.soIgather.com
Story Development & Content Planning
Digital Content Editing
Content Management Systems (CMS)
Wordpress, Drupal, HTML
Chicago Manual of Style
2010 - present
2010 - present