Julie Onizuka



Comunicano, Account Executive
October 2012 – June 2013
Del Mar, CA
  • Worked on four to six accounts at a time
  • Secured client’s coverage in Mashable, and speaking slots at high-profile events
  • Conducted media outreach and secured briefings with IDC, Gartner and Forrester
  • Wrote press releases, pitches, media kit documents
  • Managed hiring and training of new interns and assistant account executives
Comunicano, Assistant Account Executive
October 2011 – October 2012
Del Mar, CA
  •  Assisted four account executives on 12 clients
  • Wrote briefing sheets, conducted weekly media monitoring reports
  • Researched potential events and awards for clients and built yearly event calendars
  • Created email blasts for press release pitches and built media lists for release distribution 
Johnson Hicks Marine, Administrative Assistant
March 2010- August 2010, February 2011- October 2011
Sausalito, CA
  • Accounts Receivable, Accounts payable
  • Answered phones, shipped purchases, arranged travel plans for superior, filed paperwork

Best of You Today, Editing and Content Coordinator
September 2010- January 2011
La Jolla, CA

  • Found, wrote and edited monthly content for website, managed company expenses
  • Created monthly newsletter, managed and coordinated interview calendars


University of Oregon
Bachelor of Arts in Journalism – Public Relations Major, Spanish Minor
September 2005- March 2010
  • Member of Alpha Phi Omega, PRSSA, worked on Ethos Magazine PR staff
  • Studied journalism and communication abroad in Paderno del Grappa, Italy
  • Dean’s Scholarship Recipient 2005-2006


  • Written and oral Spanish skills
  • Familiar with InDesign and Photoshop
  • Cison, Salesforce, iContact, PRNewswire,
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Knowledgeable of AP Style grammar


  • Rapport Leadership International: Leadership Breakthrough One, 2007
  • Kepner-Tregoe: Problem Solving and Decision Making certification, 2007


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