Julie (Litzenberger) Murphy leads Sage Communications' Public Relations Division, directing the strategic design and execution of compelling awareness programs for a diverse set of business, government and technology clients. With a real talent for discerning where clients' business objectives and industry newsworthiness merge, Julie ensures that Sage's public relations clients receive significant, measurable and sustainable exposure.
A sampling of Julie's current and previous clients includes Juniper Networks, Tenix, Apogen Technologies, Microsoft, MCI, DigitalNet and CACI. In addition, Julie has executed successful media, customer and award programs for many B2B, information technology and security clients.
Julie previously served as director of the government technology practice at Merritt Group, a high-tech public relations firm. In this capacity, she implemented messaging and positioning strategy, coupled with aggressive media and awareness programs for emerging and Fortune 500 companies.
Prior to Merritt Group, Julie worked in Hill & Knowlton's London international headquarters serving the Kellogg's and Johnson & Johnson accounts. Before that, she worked in media relations for the Points of Light Foundation (POLF), where she promoted programs for former President George H.W. Bush.
Julie is currently a member of the Northern Virginia Technology Council and Women in Technology. She graduated Cum Laude from Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications.