Julia Kane

Class of 2021

Julia Kane is a first-year student at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, where she intends to focus on narrative writing and investigative reporting.

Prior to attending Berkeley, Julia served as an officer in the U.S. Coast Guard for six years. She spent four years at sea, serving aboard ships based in Honolulu, Hawaii and Key West, Florida. Most recently, she served as the military aide to a flag officer in Alameda, California.

Outside of work, Julia enjoys coaching the cross country and track teams at a West Oakland high school and sailing in the San Francisco Bay.

EDUCATION

  • U.S. Coast Guard Academy, B.S. in Electrical Engineering (2013)

REPORTING INTERESTS

Education, Environment, Human Rights, Politics, Sports