Julia Wong is an investigative reporter and digital journalist 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.
The World’s Longest Hockey Game is currently scheduled to take place Feb. 4 to 15 in Sherwood Park. Currently, COVID-19 restrictions in the province prohibit team sports. Continue reading →
Experts say it will be important to look at a variety of factors, including equity, fairness and circumstances, when deciding who will be next to get vaccinated. Continue reading →
Despite excitement from seniors, few details about Phase 1B have been released about how distribution will work, though the premier has said they will be coming “soon.” Continue reading →
Initially, the province aimed to give out 29,000 doses of vaccine by the end of 2020; instead, it ended the year with 14,244 doses administered. Continue reading →
An Edmonton ICU doctor is sharing a photo of the ventilator supply at his hospital as a reminder of how serious COVID-19 can be and what it can do to a patient’s lungs. Continue reading →
Professor Jason Harley led the research and said the increases in stress, anxiety and burnout were “statistically significant.” Continue reading →
There are currently close to 100,000 inactive wells in the province, which are wells that have stopped producing. Continue reading →
The provincial regulator warned in April that some companies were walking away from contaminated sites without properly shutting down. Continue reading →
The province will start administering COVID-19 vaccines to health-care workers on Wednesday, but don’t expect life to go back to normal. Continue reading →
Cynthia Wandler’s father Jerry is 68 years old, has hydrocephalus and is in need of a life-altering surgery that could treat his condition. Continue reading →
Junior and high school students shifted to online learning last month but teachers were still expected to remain in their classrooms to teach. Continue reading →
Dr. Stephen Duckett, who ran AHS from 2009 to 2010, said there are three strategies to manage the virus and is criticizing Alberta’s approach. Continue reading →
The R value was last released on Nov. 22, when it was 1.12. On Tuesday, Kenney said the R value was below 1.2 but did not provide an exact value. Continue reading →
Previously, anyone who was in a classroom with an infectious case was considered a close contact and required to self-isolate. Continue reading →
While Alberta Health had previously been providing Global News with the R value when asked, it stopped doing so after Nov. 24, when new restrictions were announced. Continue reading →