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.
There are only two months left to go before cannabis is legalized in Canada, and work is fast and furious for businesses in Edmonton looking to open shop. Continue reading →
Smoke from the wildfires in B.C. are wafting across the Rockies and covering communities in northern Alberta, making it look like night instead of day. Continue reading →
The Edmonton Police Service said it is in need of new firearms training facilities, saying the existing range was built 20 years ago and does not account for the growth of the city and its police force. Continue reading →
The City of Edmonton has done an about-face regarding the capacity of the beer gardens, also known as rum gardens, at CariWest after inquiries from Global News. Continue reading →
Cyclists in Edmonton are sounding the alarm after tacks were discovered strewn across part of the downtown bike network. Continue reading →
Police are reminding Edmontonians to keep safety top of mind if they’re out enjoying the North Saskatchewan River this long weekend. Continue reading →
Thousands of people are expected to pass through Edmonton’s Heritage Festival this weekend and organizers are stepping up efforts to reduce the event’s carbon footprint. Continue reading →
The report of a drone near an airplane during landing at the Edmonton International Airport is just one of dozens of incidents reported within the last year. Continue reading →
A United Conservative Party (UCP) nomination candidate for Maskwacis-Wetaskiwin is apologizing for a post shared on her Facebook page, the latest in a series of social media scandals surrounding UCP nomination candidates or members. Continue reading →
On Oct. 30, 2015, the bodies of Daniel Fullerton, 28, and Dianna Wilk, 28, were found in a vehicle in Windermere near 173 Street and 11 Avenue SW. Police said the pair died of gunshot wounds. Continue reading →
On Thursday, the entrance to Gasoline Alley West that drivers have used for decades shut down permanently, meaning there is no quick access from Highway 2 southbound anymore. Continue reading →
Filistix, a Filipino food stall, was slated to move out of the Central Academic Building by Aug. 17 after Aramark told the owners they wanted to move in a different direction. Continue reading →
A motorcyclist was killed in a collision in east Edmonton on Sunday morning. Continue reading →
All the planks of the bridge, which was torn down to make way for the new Valley Line LRT, are now in the hands of Urban Timber, a family-run wood reclaiming company. Continue reading →
The gates of K-Days have been thrown open for the summer, but there are questions about the popular summer festival and its long-term future. Continue reading →