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Portrait: Julie Sochay

Julie Sochay

Senior Director of Content and Communication

Julie Sochay is senior director of Content and Communication for WKAR, overseeing content for television and creating the vision and focus for communications and community engagement.  

Sochay joined WKAR in December 2015.

Sochay arrived at WKAR after 17 years at the Michigan Association of Broadcasters (MAB), Michigan’s statewide broadcasting association. It was there that she was Communications Director and Executive Vice President, MAB Foundation. During her time at the MAB, she created student broadcast educational programs for Michigan high school and college students; implemented effective communication initiatives that connected broadcast stations from all over the state and country; and worked to more than double the Foundation’s assets to reach the $1 million mark.

Sochay is a graduate of Michigan State University with a degree in journalism.