Julie Landry, M.A.
Communications & Research Specialist
Julie Landry joined the St. Tammany Economic Development Foundation team in 2014. She manages and utilizes all appropriate forms of media to publicize the services of STEDF and conducts economic and demographic research on behalf of STEDF and its partners.
Before returning home to southern Louisiana, Julie spent seven years in the northeastern corner of the state. She reported on crime and safety for The News-Star and also worked as a staff writer and proofreader in the Office of Public Information for the University of Louisiana at Monroe. An annual spring magazine featuring her writing contributions won a regional award from the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education, and two of her articles for The News-Star won investigative reporting awards in statewide competitions.
Julie graduated from the University of Louisiana at Monroe with a Master’s degree in English concentrated in creative fiction and a Bachelor’s degree in both English and Spanish. As a student, Julie won the Sigma Delta Pi Gabriela Mistral Award and the Outstanding Student Award as well as the Student Worker Team of the Year Award with her English tutoring peers.
Julie grew up in New Orleans and graduated from Mount Carmel Academy in 2007.