Julie Herron Carson
Julie Herron Carson was featured by The Atlanta Business Chronicle for seven consecutive years as one of Atlanta's most outstanding public relations professionals. She offers strategic public relations services to a wide variety of clients.
Her specialties include media relations, newsletter and web site writing, special events and cause-related marketing. She has 25 years of expertise serving clients in the real estate, travel/tourism, hospitality, consumer products, healthcare and non-profit arenas. READ MORE....
Julie spent 13 years at several prominent public relations agencies including Carl Byoir & Associates, Hill and Knowlton and Fleishman-Hillard. As a Vice President with Fleishman-Hillard, she directed the real estate account groups, handling public relations activities for a number of residential, commercial and industrial developers. Recently, she has handled media relations campaigns for Hedgewood Properties, a high-end residential developer, and The Norsouth Cos, developer of affordable apartment communities.
In addition to her public relations work, Julie also is a feature writer for The Piedmont Review, The 30-A Review and Atlanta's Finest Dining magazines.
From 1992 to 2002, she served as the Atlanta Botanical Garden's Marketing Director. In this role, she was responsible for all of the Garden's internal and external communications including media relations, newsletters, advertising, brochures, annual report, visitor materials and signage.
An Atlanta native, Julie is involved in the community and has served on the Board of The Southern Institute for Business and Professional Ethics and the Georgia Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA).
She has been an active participant in the Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau Cultural Initiative and the Midtown Alliance. Julie served on the Marketing Communications Committee of the Georgia Chapter of the American Red Cross. In addition, she is a 1995 graduate of the Midtown Alliance Leadership Program and is active in her church and sorority alumni organization.
Julie graduated with honors, Magna Cum Laude, from the University of Georgia with a BA in English. Honors include election to Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi and Mortar Board. In 1996, she was honored with the Georgia Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America's Dyar Massey Award for chapter service, and was twice named an Outstanding Young Woman of America.