LOS ANGELES, August 17, 2021 – Magid announces the hiring of Julia Yarbough as Talent Coach, a key role for its Local Media practice. Yarbough, a multiple Emmy Award-winning broadcast and print journalist, joins the company on August 23, 2021, bringing 30 years of on-air television, public speaking, professional writing, and production experience to the Magid team.
“Julia is an incredibly talented journalist with a storied career in broadcasting through years of working in newsrooms across the country,” said Tim Seymour, Communications Consultant, Local Media at Magid. “Translating her skills to elevate talent for our clients will be invaluable.”
During her broadcast career, Yarbough chased news in the field and brought viewers nightly news reports from cities across the country, with anchoring and reporting experience in studios including KHSL-Action News Now in Northern California, NBC6-WTVJ in Miami, and KCBS2 in Los Angeles.
“The love of telling stories is what attracted me to this business, and it is what has kept me engaged over the years. I look forward to continuing this journey by helping talent hone their storytelling and communication skills, and helping our clients find success,” said Yarbough.
Yarbough holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from The University of California, Santa Barbara, and is based in northern California.
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