Julie Cohen is the Academy Award-nominated director and producer of RBG (Magnolia, Participant, CNN Films, 2018) along with Betsy West. She’s directed nine previous documentary feature films, including The Sturgeon Queens, The Jews of New York, and American Veteran.
Before she started making documentaries, Julie was a staff producer for NBC News. She has won two duPont-Columbia Awards, three Gracie Awards, and three New York Emmy Awards.
She holds a bachelor’s degree from Colgate University and master’s degrees from Columbia Journalism School and Yale Law School.
Raised in the D.C. area, Julia now lives with her husband in the birthplace of her parents and grandparents: Brooklyn, New York.