Julia Woods has been media-obsessed since birth, which fuels her passion about sharing compelling stories.


An Arkansas native, Julia moved to San Diego in 2017 to root her marketing career in Southern California. The “Natural State” born communicator joins the JPW team with a two year background in public agency and over three years of entrepreneurial experience.  


Before starting at JPW, Julia worked with various public sector clients in the San Diego region including the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG), the San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS), North County Transit District (NCTD) and South County Economic Development Council (SCEDC).  


Julia guided outreach marketing efforts for MTS and SANDAG iCommute while spending countless hours on the ground communicating with diverse audiences and markets. She also assisted in media relations for SCEDC and assisted in the creation and distribution of press materials.  


Her public engagement campaigns over the years include:


  • Elevate SD 2020, Metropolitan Transit System 

  • Free Ride Day 2018, Metropolitan Transit System 

  • Bike to Work Day, SANDAG iCommute

  • Rideshare Week, SANDAG iCommute

  • Diamond Awards 2018-2020, SANDAG iCommute

  • Mid Coast Trolley Project Outreach, SANDAG iCommute

She has also been involved with several event planning and/or media relations initiatives including:

  • 28th and 29th Annual Economic Summit, South County Economic Development Council 

  • 40th Annual Ocean Beach Street Fair and Chili Cook-off, Ocean Beach MainStreet Association

  • Annual Ocean Beach Marketing Breakfast 2020, Ocean Beach MainStreet Association 

  • 24th Annual Barrio Logan Grand Prix, San Diego Bicycle Club


Julia holds a bachelor’s degree in public relations from the University of Central Arkansas and is a member of the Ocean Beach Town Council. In her spare time, Julia can be found on the sandy shores of any of San Diego's local beaches or trailblazing on a hike in East County. 

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