Julie Bergman heads up the Newspaper Division for Grimes, McGovern & Associates. Julie has been a newspaper publisher for more than 30 years and is co-owner of Page 1 Publications, a group of four community newspapers in Northwestern Minnesota with her husband. She continues to be very active in the sale of newspaper properties in the Midwest and Plains states.
Julie is a Past President of the Minnesota Newspaper Association as well as the Minnesota Newspaper Foundation. In 2016 Julie and her husband, Rollin, were awarded the Al McIntosh Distinguished Service to Journalism award, the highest honor given by the Minnesota Newspaper Association.
She has been active in the National Newspaper Association throughout her career, serving on several committees and as State Chairman. In 2013 she received Emma C. McKinney Award, the highest honor given to a woman publisher by the National Newspaper Association.
Julie has been a consultant and trainer in technology and financial issues for newspapers of all sizes in the Upper Midwest and Canada.
She resides in East Grand Forks, Minnesota, with her husband Rollin.