Julie Fine

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    Julie Fine is an Emmy award-winning journalist, fulfilling a goal to live in the state of Texas! After graduating from Tulane University with a tight group of friends from North Texas, she told them she would build her career and join them. Now she has, and is thrilled to be working in North Texas.

    After leaving Tulane University, Julie went to Washington, D.C., and worked behind the scenes as a production assistant and field producer from WJLA. She decided to pursue reporting, got a job at WJET-TV , and was promoted to education reporter. She was the only local reporter to accompany a group of students to a national scholastic competition in Anchorage, Alaska.

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    From there, Julie went to work in her hometown of Buffalo, New York. The bulk of her time was spent covering politics and breaking stories during a major budget crisis. She was sent to cover the resignation of Governor Eliot Spitzer in the state capital. After interviewing Wolf Blitzer And Tim Russert for a story on well-known Buffalo journalists, she went back to Washington to cover Russert's funeral.

    From there to Pittsburgh, where Julie won an Emmy covering the firing of legendary Penn State Coach Joe Paterno. She was the only local reporter live during the riots that followed.

    A huge sports fan, she is excited to support the Cowboys, Stars, and Rangers. Expect to see her at the games. And as her first basketball town, she is already studying the Mavs roster.

    Outside of work, you can find her at the gym. An uptown resident, she spends plenty of time on the Katy trail, and loves trying all the restaurants around there. An avid reader and moviegoer, she loves suggestions!