Writer & Editor

Based in NY, Traveling the World 

julie(AT)julieHcase(DOT)com; 206-227-3235; @juliehcase

Experience

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

Skills

Writing

Editing

Feature Writing

Blogging

SEO Conversion

Thought Leadership

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Storytelling

Story Development & Content Planning

Developmental Editing

Digital Content Editing

Line editing

Design Supervision

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Recruiting Freelancers

Content Management Systems (CMS)

Wordpress, Drupal, HTML

Adobe InDesign

AP Style

Chicago Manual of Style

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