Julia Scott is a former editor with KQED News. Prior to KQED, she was an editor with Crosscurrents at KALW Radio in San Francisco. As a freelance reporter, she has filed stories for The California Report, Marketplace, Nautilus and The New York Times Magazine. Prior to her work in radio, Julia was an environmental reporter for the San Jose Mercury News and Bay Area News Group, where her work was recognized with awards from the California Newspaper Publishers Association and the Society of Professional Journalists. Her radio honors include awards and citations from the Sony Radio Academy Awards and the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association. Julia hails from Montreal, Canada and lives in Oakland. She is the editor of the humor collection DRIVEL: Deliciously Bad Writing by Your Favorite Authors.