Julia Saenz was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She obtained her degree in Fine Arts at Quincy College in Boston, before moving to New York. Julia began her career as Art Director for NY Arts Magazine in 2005.
Seeking a more commercial application for her creative skills, Julia joined Prodigy Network in 2006 as Marketing Director for Trump Soho, where she coordinated all media planning, oversaw the creative direction of all advertising materials, and acted as the liaison for PR agencies.
In 2009, Julia enrolled at NYU to study journalism. Before joining Univision Noticias, Julia worked as a freelance journalist, where she interviewed the likes of Fher Olivera, lead singer for the Mexican rock group Maná, Venezuelan business tycoon Lorenzo Mendoza, and Miami-based real estate mogul Jorge Perez.
In February 2011, Julia joined Univision Noticias. In her time at Univision, Julia has reported on the deportation of non-citizen combat veterans, the Occupy Wall Street movement, and the challenges the Latino community faces in early education. She has also conducted interviews with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Hollywood film director Brett Ratner, and former California Lt. Governor Abel Maldonado. Julia operates as a “one man band” reporter, producing, shooting, and editing her own stories.