She graduated from Northeastern University in 2005 with a degree in communications.
She has worked on various productions including the HBO film Sugar and their TV series Flight of the Conchords.
In 2009, she shifted her attention towards documentary storytelling through the use of still-photography and video.
2011 National Public Radio Fellowship
2011 International Photography Award - Lucie Foundation National Socialist Movement & Haiti
2011 PX3 - Prix De La Photographie Paris - Haiti & National Socialist Movement
2011 American Photography: Haiti & The National Socialist Movement
2011 Photo District News: Breach of Faith Multimedia
2010 Communication Arts: Editorial Series Haiti
2009 Photo District News: Wind Power
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston: civil rights collection.
Memoria y Tolerancia, D.F. Mexico City.
WA at 25CPW gallery
D La Rebubblica, M le Magazine du Monde, The New York Times, Time.com, National Public Radio, The Wall Street Journal, CBS '60 Minutes', Photo District News, Chronogram, Neue Energi (Germany), CNN Headline News, ABC World News, Sears Roebuck & Co., Interviu, Deutsche Post, Associated French Press, Dialogo
Julie has given special media presentations at the Rand Corporation, The Foreign Policy Association, the National Press Photographers Association, and at NYU for the International Center of Photography and the Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives, a symposium on Committed Photojournalism.