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Julie Cornell
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Attended Marquette University
Lives in Omaha, NE
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South Omaha has a new free preschool program--teaching parents how to teach their children.
Nearly one in five Nebraska children live in poverty, often leaving them with economic struggles as adults.
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Julie, amazing story.   Parenting involvement in the early years increase a chance for future involvement in education.   
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Ah.... the power of a sandwich! Helping the homeless and near homeless in Omaha.
It’s nothing fancy. There’s worn industrial carpet, a clean kitchen, folding tables and mismatched chairs.
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Television Journalist
Writing, Interviewing, Anchoring
  • KETV NewsWatch 7
    Feature Reporter, 1992 - present
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Omaha, NE
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Feature Reporter, KETV NewsWatch 7

Julie Cornell is a feature reporter at KETV, joining the staff in 1992, and contributing as a reporter, and main anchor for a dozen years.

Her on-air work and writing have earned her countless journalism awards including an Edward R. Murrow Award, an Emmy, and two Emmy nominations. The Omaha Press Club honored Julie's documentaries with first place awards in 2012 and 2013.

She was also the recipient of the 2012 Andy Award for best international journalism, from the University of Nebraska, Omaha. In April 2013, Julie traveled to South Sudan, Africa, where she produced an hour-long documentary on a medical mission team from Omaha.

Julie is a graduate of Marquette University School of Journalism in her hometown, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Julie's worked at television stations in Wisconsin, Indiana and Florida.

She shares human interest stories about people and events that impact our community. Her stories often put a spotlight on stories that might otherwise be overlooked. Her work over the years has focused on children's issues, adoption and family struggles.

For fun, Julie is a fitness coach and kick-boxing instructor. She holds a red belt in taekwondo from the American School of Karate and Judo.

Julie is married to KETV Chief Meteorologist Bill Randby. They have three children, Will, Madeline and Jocelyn. 

  • Marquette University
    1984 - 1987
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