Julia Wong joined Global Edmonton in December 2015.
Julia grew up in the suburbs of Toronto, but moved to Los Angeles to study communications at the University of Southern California. She interned at NBC Nightly News, CNN Los Angeles and KCAL/CBS. She then moved to Bowling Green, Kentucky to report and produce for WBKO-ABC.
She has worked as an editorial assistant for Global’s current affairs show 16×9, as a video journalist at Global Okanagan and as a video journalist at Global Halifax. While on the east coast, she covered the Rexton fracking protests, the Loretta Saunders’ murder trial, the AC624 crash at the Halifax airport, and Prince Charles’ and Camilla’s visit to the Maritimes.
In her spare time, Julia likes to read, cook and hike. She is an avid traveler always looking to cross another country off her bucket list.
Hundreds of people flocked to Elk Island National Park on Sunday, the closest national park to Edmonton. Continue reading →
Thanks to recent wet and soggy weather, many farmers near Edmonton are far behind where they typically should be with seeding. Continue reading →
Every year, Alberta’s motor vehicles department receives roughly 7,000 requests for personalized plates, and between 100 and 150 applications are denied. Continue reading →
The new owner of Elks Beach Campground on Lac La Nonne, just south of Barrhead, recently surprised year-to-year leaseholders with an ultimatum: pay $35,000 for a 35-year term or vacate their lots by May 22. Continue reading →
Trial dates have been set for two teens charged in the attempted murder of a worker at the Elk Island Youth Ranch. Continue reading →
Around 200 people marched through downtown Edmonton on Saturday to show their disapproval of city council’s decision to move forward with its plan for supervised injection sites. Continue reading →
Hot temperatures sent Edmonton residents out into the sun to enjoy the heat Friday. Many took to the river valley to bike, run and walk as temperatures soared over 28 C. Continue reading →
Monique Brunet was 35 weeks pregnant when she and her family were forced to flee Fort McMurray on May 3, 2016. Just after 10:30 p.m. on May 4, 2016, Brunet gave birth to a daughter. Continue reading →
The debate over supervised injection sites in Edmonton has taken another step – with local Members of Parliament jumping in. Continue reading →
A deceased man was found when police offices and paramedics arrived on scene. Continue reading →
The Putrella, also known as the corpse flower due to its pungent small, fully opened overnight Friday. Continue reading →
On Saturday morning, all 10 members of the Sexton family arrived at Edmonton International Airport to catch a flight to Orlando, Fla. for the seven-day trip. Continue reading →
A northern Alberta college for First Nations students is seeing dramatic changes in enrolment and retention rates after transforming teaching methods and interactions. Continue reading →
The event on Wednesday, which is in its 68th year, majorly discounts name brands of shoes for both men and women. Continue reading →
On Friday, a parole hearing was held in Winnipeg for Jonathan Pratt, who was sentenced to eight years behind bars for killing Bradley Arsenault, Thaddeus Lake and Kole Novak. He was seeking day and full parole. Continue reading →