Julia Wong is an investigative reporter at Global News Edmonton.
She graduated from the University of Southern California (USC) and interned at NBC Nightly News.
She has also worked at CNN, CBS and ABC. Julia joined Global News in 2010 in Toronto before moving to Global Okanagan. She then moved to Halifax, where she won the 2016 Atlantic Journalism Award in breaking news.
Julia has covered a wide-range of stories from royal visits to murder trials to plane crashes.
She is now happy to call Edmonton home.
A small hamlet northwest of Edmonton celebrated Remembrance Day this year with its first-ever war memorial, a fitting occasion on the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War. Continue reading →
Marcia Jacobson said her daughter Ayva was going to visit a friend Thursday afternoon when she was struck at 118 Avenue and 78 Street. Continue reading →
Matthew Gessner has spina bifida and uses a wheelchair to get around. On Friday, snow blanketed the Edmonton area, making it difficult for Matthew to wheel home from school. Continue reading →
The event moved to Red Deer after the closing of the Northlands Coliseum; it is now hosted at the Centrium at Westerner Park. Continue reading →
Notley entered the convention to cheers of “four more years” and “Rachel, Rachel” as supporters waved posters in the air reading “Fighting for education,” “Fighting for healthcare” and “Fighting for Alberta.” Continue reading →
Approximately 30 boats, which are carbon fibre, were stolen along with a trailer belonging to the Greater Edmonton Racing Canoe and Kayak Club. The boats are worth about $50,000. Continue reading →
Don Belanger, program manager for the Capital City Clean Up, said 248 warnings have been issued to smokers since cannabis became legal on Oct. 17. Continue reading →
Cpl. Maxwell George Bailey was 28 years old when he died on the job on April 23, 1913. Continue reading →
Ryan Seeras, chief marketing officer for Numo Cannabis, said the store in north Edmonton is already out three-quarters of its supply. Continue reading →
Deeanna Cowan, 14, was the only Alberta representative at the International Burn Camp, which was held in Washington D.C. Continue reading →
Chris Robinson said the museum has seen a “comfortable pace” of visitors, with a maximum capacity of 2,500 during the first few days of opening. Continue reading →
The band raised $21,000 for the Alberta Cancer Foundation’s patient financial assistance program. Continue reading →
Refugee Abu Bakr al Rabeeah, 17, and his former ESL teacher Winnie Yeung are on the shortlist for the Governor General’s Literary Award for Nonfiction for their novel “Homes: A Refugee Story.” Continue reading →
Bob Barnetson, a labour relations professor at Athabasca University, said there is little incentive for employers to make workplaces safer for their employees. Continue reading →
Global News spoke with half a dozen teachers and educational assistants in the province who revealed a pattern of fear and discouragement about reporting incidents, a lack of safety procedures and insufficient training to deal with violent students. Continue reading →