Julie Kliegman

Astoria, NY 11105 USA
Website: http://www.juliekliegman.com

Professional Experience

I'm a full-time freelance journalist covering everything from politics to entertainment to health. I serve as The Week's weekend editor. Previously, I've been on staff for BuzzFeed, the Tampa Bay Times and PolitiFact. I'm a thorough, timely reporter with experience copy editing and fact-checking.


Copy Editor
3 Years
3 Years
3 Years


Magazine - Large Consumer/National magazines
1 Year
Newspaper - Local/Regional
2 Years
Online/new media
2 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

3 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

The Week (10+), Paste Magazine (10+)

Other Work History

My work has also appeared in BuzzFeed, Vox, Mental Floss, The Membrane and xoJane.

Technical Skills

Video editing (Final Cut), research (LexisNexis, PACER), Photo editing (Photoshop)

Foreign Language Skills

Fluent in Spanish

Computer Skills

Word, Excel, inDesign, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, Google Analytics, ChartBeat


DSLR, audio recorder, laptop



So many TV shows and movies portray depression as either insurmountable or no more serious than a day or two of ordinary sadness. Netflix's BoJack Horseman offers a nuanced take on mental health through its subject matter and structure, while still being delightfully goofy and generally hilarious.
The Future of Main Street is a special section aimed at analyzing trends in small businesses. Here, I break down the available data for online crowdfunding by gender to see if women can use the web to subvert the traditional small business gender bias.
Legislators overlooked a 2007 loophole in Florida condominium law for many years. Finally, residents have their attention. In my third piece on the matter, I took a nuanced look at why this problem came to be and how residents are searching for answers. This story ran on page 1B.
Rep. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., was one of many House GOP Obamacare critics. When healthcare.gov launched on Oct. 1, 2013, its glitches became a popular target. Cotton claimed there's no mechanism in place to collect sensitive consumer data, but cybersecurity experts told me otherwise.
Here's what it's like living with the bizarre sleep disorder.