Julie Raimondi 


resume 

experience

Editor in Chief, Brides Local Print, Condé Nast Publications; July 2005 –present

• Conceived, developed, and re-launched 16 local wedding magazines
• Built editorial and production staff; implemented edit processes and style direction
• Manage eight editors, art staff, production process, and budget
• Oversee visual direction, photoshoots, castings, and styling
• Work with publisher and national sales team to create and maintain client
relationships and develop programs for large advertisers 
• Represent magazines in media
• Increased newsstand sell-through rate by up to 52%
• New editorial has led to dramatically different positioning in the cluttered
marketplace and resulted in the bridal division’s only ad-sales increase
• Created vastly improved editorial with smaller budget than previous product

Executive Editor, The Knot, Inc.; August 2000 – March 2004

• Developed, assigned, edited, and integrated all TheKnot.com and The Knot print
editorial, including books and syndicated content, as head of editorial department
• Led the launch of 65 local sites, The Knot magazine, and 28 local magazines
• Built integrated print and online editorial department in web-only environment
• Developed TheNest.com online and print properties
• Managed production, staff, budget, schedules, and freelancers
• Wrote and produced home, fashion, beauty, and lifestyle features
• Wrote treatments for books and branded TV show airing on the Oxygen Network
• Promoted from Managing Editor in February 2001

Managing Editor, Contract magazine, VNU; February 98 – August 2000

Contributing Editor, August 2000 – July 2005

• Interior design and architecture magazine; wrote three to four features monthly
• Represented magazine in design community
• Edited all stories for voice and content; managed production process
• Led award-winning re-design and successful re-launch

Copy Editor, Petersen Publishing, Los Angeles, CA; May 1997 – December 1997

• Edited and proofed copy for clarity and style
• Created and enforced production schedule
• Wrote the style/new products column

Editorial Assistant, BUZZ Magazine, Los Angeles, CA; September 1996 – May 1997

• Wrote and reported stories on fashion, travel, and entertainment
• Organized large in-house projects

Story Editor, Universal Pictures, Los Angeles, CA; January 1995 – September 1996

• Worked with writers to develop and edit story treatments and screenplays
• Searched for and evaluated writers, scripts, stories, plays, and manuscripts

education

NYU, Tisch School of the Arts; BFA, Film and Television, 1994; Trustee Scholar