Director, Marketing and Public Relations
Jules earned a Bachelor of Science and a Master's degree in Communications and Information from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Previous experience highlights include building and managing a top 20 boutique marketing agency —BombDiggity, LLC since 2011, serving and the director of marketing, promotions, and community relations for WBIR-TV, managing marketing and implementation for multiple events around the Super Bowl Weekend, building B2C cause-marketing campaigns for Samsung Electronics, and facilitating Human-Centered Innovation and Design workshops across the United States. Jules has nearly 30 years of marketing and media experience, which include both higher education and corporate environments.
Aside from her role in CEHHS, she often guest lectures on social media and digital marketing, coaches in UT's Executive MBA program and team-teaches a Human-Centered Leadership course in the summer as well in London, England as a part of the Smith Global Leadership Scholars Program.
COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP & AWARDS:
Leadership Knoxville Board Member 2012-2014, Emmy Award-Winning Executive Producer at WBIR, Addy Award-Winning Executive Producer at WBIR, FBI Citizens Academy, Graduate Chancellor’s Associate - University of Tennessee Class of 2010, Family Justice Center Board Member 2014, STAR Board Member 2015, Leadership Knoxville Class of 2012, Gannett Innovation Facilitator Training for IDEO 2009, United Way Branding & Messaging Committee 2008-2013, Samaritan’s Place Board Member 2008-present, Museum of Appalachia Events Committee 2014, Knoxville Area Project Access 2010-2014, Arthritis Foundation Jingle Bell Run 2009-2012.
American Marketing Association, American Advertising Federation