Julie was raised in Peoria, IL and graduated from Academy of Our Lady/Spalding Institute (Currently Peoria Notre Dame). After attending Illinois State University, Julie moved to Chicago where she met and married her husband, Ken. Together they have on daughter, Caroline. From Chicago, Julie moved to Phoenix, where she started her broadcast career at KZZP-FM radio. Julie has been back in Peoria since 2005 and has been enjoying helping her clients at WEEK-TV for more than a decade. Julie enjoys camping, traveling and hanging out with friends and family.