SPOTLIGHT: JULIE HOCHHEISER ILLKOVICH
Co-Founder, Managing Partner, President of Editorial Operations
Masterhead Managing Company
Julie Hochheiser Ilkovich is a career empowerment expert—as well as a digital content, marketing, and social media specialist. She is also the host of the podcast Coffee Break w/ NYWICI. Julie honed her career expertise by navigating the corporate ladder at Warner Bros. (editorial director of Alloy Entertainment, creators of Gossip Girl, Pretty Little Liars, and The Vampire Diaries), Hearst (site director for the Hearst Teen Network, which included seventeen.com), and AOL (editor and on-air personality at AOL RED, AOL’s teen channel) and is currently the managing partner and president of editorial operations at Masthead Media Company (which she also co-founded). Julie’s career advice has been featured in outlets including USA Today, Cosmopolitan, Woman’s Day, Crain’s New York, TheStreet.com, Good Day New York, Great Day Washington, and SiriusXM’s Wake Up! with Taylor. She is a graduate of the Boston University College of Communication and a proud recipient of a New York Women in Communications WiCi Award, which celebrates the career achievements of rising stars in communications. Follow her daily career advice on Twitter: @JulieinNYC.