Julia Romero

Julia was hired as a digital content producer at 8 News Now in 2021. She’s been a resident of Las Vegas since 2010.

Previously she worked as a newscast producer at a Las Vegas station for seven years. Prior to moving to Las Vegas, Julia worked as an on-air news reporter, anchor, and producer.

She received a Regional Edward R. Murrow and Emmy Award for breaking news coverage during the 1 October shooting in 2017. Julia produced and boothed the first four hours of breaking news coverage that evening and into the early morning hours the following day.

She previously received three Emmy nominations from 2014 to 2017 for special team coverage of the 1 October shooting in 2017, breaking news coverage of a deadly Las Vegas Strip crash in 2015, and 2014 breaking news coverage involving two Las Vegas Metropolitan Police officers who were ambushed and killed while on their lunch break.

Julia is bilingual in English and Spanish and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication from Brigham Young University-Idaho.

One of her favorite stories to cover was when she had the opportunity to meet the 14th Dalai Lama in Sun Valley, Idaho.

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