Julie Moravchik joined NBC26 as News Director in the summer of 2016.
Julie arrived at NBC26 with 22 years of experience in broadcast journalism. She previously served as news director in Jefferson City/Columbia, Missouri; Grand Forks, North Dakota and Duluth, Minnesota.
Throughout her career she has won 50 journalism awards, including seven Emmy awards and three Edward R. Murrow Awards. She has been featured nationally for standing up for ethics in journalism, by the National Press Photographers Association.
Julie won her third Edward R. Murrow Award in 2017 as NBC26 won the regional award for best newscast. She also won her seventh Emmy when NBC26 took home the Chicago/Midwest Regional Emmy award for best evening newscast.
“I’m thrilled to have Julie at NBC26,” said Peter Marquardt, Vice President and General Manager at WGBA. “Julie’s ties to Wisconsin and her passion for great journalism made her the perfect choice to lead our News Department.”
Moravchik started her career at Wisconsin Public Radio. She then worked as a television reporter at WDIO in Duluth, MN for 10 years and went on to work as a special projects producer at KSTP-TV in Minneapolis before taking on news director roles.
Julie built a news operation in Ashland, Wisconsin, and then went on to build another news department at FOX21 in Duluth from the ground up. She eventually led her news team in Duluth to two Emmy awards in 2009.
Moravchik is a graduate of University of Wisconsin-Superior. She was born and raised in northern Wisconsin and is proud of her farming roots.
During her free time, she likes to be in the outdoors with her children, 8-year-old Joey and 5- year-old Josie.