Facts of Julie Nelson Biography
|Education||Eau Claire's Memorial H.S. Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana|
|Place of birth||United States of America|
Regional Emmy award winning journalist, Julie Nelson is well known for anchoring the 5, 6 and 10 p.m. newscasts at KARE-TV. She previously anchored the 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. newscasts at KSTP Channel 5 (ABC affiliate).
Early Life & Education
Julie Nelson was born on November 12th, 1971 and grew up in Eau Claire, Wisconsin area. She graduated in 1990 from Eau Claire's Memorial H.S. She received her Bachelor's degrees in journalism and history from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana in 1994.
After her graduation, she volunteers for such causes as Habitat for Humanity, Treehouse, Christian Recovery Center, Wooddale Church, and Feed My Starving Children and served on the Indiana University School of Journalism Alumni Board from 2002-2005.
Nelson began journalism career serving as an anchor for the 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. newscasts at KSTP Channel 5 (ABC affiliate). After few months succeeding at KSTP, she was named "Best Newcomer" by Mpls.St.Paul Magazine. A year later, the magazine named her one of the area's "One Hundred People to Watch."
She has been awarded the Regional Emmy for anchoring, Murrow regional prize, Eric Sevareid award, and 3 "Best TV Newscaster" Awards from City Pages.
Nelson joined KARE Channel 11 (NBC affiliate) in September 2003, working as a television anchor in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area in Minnesota. Since then, she is currently anchoring the 5, 6 and 10 p.m. newscasts.
Julie Nelson is a happily married woman. Her husband's name is Kurt Krumenauer. The couple met at the age of 12 and began to date since their junior high school. Kurt Krumenauer is the president of Midwest Apartment Brokers, a Commercial Real Estate brokerage firm specializing in the acquisition and disposition of multi-family apartments properties. He has upheld a ‘customer-first, a customer only’ focus that has not wavered since starting the company in 2008.
They are the parents of two adorable daughters. Nelson, now a TreeHouse board member, has volunteered with the organization, which helped thousands of youth transform their lives by developing healthier home and peer relationships, and encouraging high school graduation.
She loves her job because it allows her the chance to face all kinds of people from different backgrounds and tell their stories. It is truly a privilege. She has a cute dog named Lambeau.
Nelson is active on social networking sites where she has a huge fan following like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. She holds and American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. Nelson surely earns an attractive salary from her career, and most of her income source hails from her journalism career. However, she has not mentioned her current net worth on social sites.