Interviews & Speaking Engagements

INTERVIEWS

Interview from Havana about death of Fidel Castro, 88.9 Uninoticias (radio station, Xalapa, Mexico) (November 2016)

Taiwanese TV: How to speak with kids about Donald Trump (November 2016)

5 Marketing Tips for Getting Work to Come to You, The Freelancer (May 2016)
The next frontier in Cuba: American journalism is seeping into the country, shaking up nation’s decades-long battle with free expression, Salon (April 2016)

Interview by CBS News about Pope Francis’s Visit to Cuba (September 2015)

Interview about Cuban coffee (September 2015)

Interview on Virginia journalist shootings & Donald Trump remarks against Latinos, 88.9 Uninoticias (radio station, Xalapa, Mexico) (August 2015)

Immersion Travel Magazine: “All for Place-based Journalism” (April 2015)

The New York Times: “Smart Travel Options for Mexican Adventures” (February 4, 2015)

Les Femmes Folles, Julie Schwietert Collazo, Arts Journalist, Les Femmes Folles (December 21, 2014)

The HOT and NOT List: What Was In and What Was Out in Travel in 2014, Oyster.com (December 16, 2014)

“From Grilled Cheese to Boiled Snake: 10 Steps for Adventurous Eating,” Daily Meal. (December 9, 2014)

“The juggling act for women to balance work, family life” B2B News Network (December 1, 2014)

“Mexican corridos tell the story of the 43 missing students.” “Take Two,” a program on NPR’s Los Angeles affiliate, KPCC. (December 1, 2014)

I Love STEM (Interviewed about parlaying a love of science into a writing career for book being published in December 2014)

Meet the Writer: Julie Schwietert Collazo (September 2014)

May 15, 2012, Catalonian TV station, Channel 324, Interview about blog trips and social media usage in destination marketing: Click here for interview.

September 29, 2011, Catalonian TV station, Channel 3, Televisio de Catalunya, Interview about blog trips and social media usage in destination marketing: Click here for interview.

September 29, 2011, Spanish TV station, EFE: Interview about social media usage in destination marketing: Click here for interview.

Spanish Radio Station, SER: Interview about #inPyrenees blog trip & use of social media in destination marketing.

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

July 2015 Julie created and taught a two-hour fact-checking workshop for City University of New York’s Graduate School of Journalism

May 2015 Julie co-created and co-taught the full-day workshop, “How to Report on Cuba (Responsibly)” at City University of New York’s Graduate School of Journalism

April 2015 Julie created and facilitated the workshop “From Travel Writing to Travel Journalism: Seeing & Reporting on Multiple Dimensions of Place” at New York Travel Fest

March 2015 Julie was an organizer and member of the panel, “Writers Who Mother and Mothers Who Write: How to Have a Kick-Ass Career and Be a Kick-Ass Mom” BinderCon, Los Angeles

January 2015 Julie moderated the I Love New York Consumer Panel at The New York Times Travel Show

February 2013 Julie moderated the panel “Fitting Travel Bloggers Into the Destination Marketing Mix” at Destination Accelerator in New York City.

February 2012Julie led a webinar about career changing and location independence via Brazen Careerist.

February 2012Julie moderated the panel Social Media and New Media in Tourism Promotion at New York City’s Social Media Week.

September 2011: Julie was invited to Girona, Spain to speak about the use of social media in destination marketing, particularly for small businesses.

June 2011: Julie was invited to Valencia, Spain to speak at a Social Media and Destination Marketing Organizations conference.

June 2011: Julie was contracted by the Belize Tourism Board to facilitate three workshops about social media for small business in three cities in Belize.

May 2011: Julie was a featured panelist at the Society of American Travel Writers’ Editors’ Council Conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota.