Julia Romero

Julia is a digital content producer at 8 News Now. 

Previously she worked as an evening newscast producer at a Las Vegas news station for seven years. 

She received a Regional Edward R. Murrow and Emmy Award in 2017 for breaking news coverage during the 1 October shooting. 

Julia produced and boothed the first 4 hours of breaking news coverage that evening and into the early morning hours the following day. 

She previously received three Emmy nominations from 2015 to 2017 for special team coverage of the 1 October shooting, breaking news coverage of a deadly Las Vegas Strip crash in 2016, and 2015 for coverage involving two Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Officers who were ambushed and killed while on their lunch break.

Prior to moving to Las Vegas, Julia reported, produced, and anchored at an ABC affiliate in Idaho where she covered news throughout southeast Idaho and Jackson Hole, Wyoming. 

One of the most memorable stories while reporting there include getting to meet and cover a special visit from the 14th Dalai Lama in 2005. 

Julia holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications and a minor in Spanish.

She began her career in news while in high school, where she interned at the CBS, NBC, and ABC affiliates before graduating from high school. 

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