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Julie Lucas



Julie Lucas is the national secretary for NATAS. She was senior director of marketing for Metropolitan State University of Denver, directing special projects, university communications and establishment of a brand journalism initiative, whose videos were nominated for a Regional Emmy Award.

Prior experience includes directing media and public relations at the University of Denver, communications and marketing at On Command Corporation, Your Choice TV which was a subsidiary of Discovery Communications focused on time-shifted television, a national First Amendment education organization, the Denver Center for the Performing Arts and PBS.

She co-authored a national curriculum on media literacy – “If it bleeds, it leads” – based on Av Westin’s book of the same name, and various national First Amendment publications. 

She holds master’s degrees in marketing from the University of Denver and sociology from Arizona State University.