Meet the Team

Julian Atkins

Producer / Editor

Julian Atkins is a news producer/editor for "The Day Ahead." Before joining Newsy, Julian graduated with a bachelor of arts in cinema arts and sciences and worked as an editor/photojournalist at a local news station in Memphis, Tennessee.

  Recent Work
Colin Jost and Michael Che speak onstage at the 70th Emmy Awards
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What's Holding Broadcast Networks Back From Earning Emmy Nominations?

Emma Stone, Mahershala Ali, Meryl Streep, and Julia Roberts
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Thanks To A Changing Landscape, More Movie Stars Are Jumping To TV

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Smart Cities Invest More Money And Tech To Combat Climate Change

The eight co-champions of the 2019 Scripps National Spelling Bee
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The Dictionary Proves To Be No Match For The 2019 Spelling Bee Champs

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'Avengers: Endgame' Box Office Success Is Good News For Summer Films

A group of people watch a Fox News nightly report
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Can Trust In The Media Be Restored?

Netflix's headquarters in California
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A French Law Continues To Keep Netflix Out Of Cannes' Lineup


'The Day Ahead' On Black Hair, Acceptance And How Far We Have To Go

Sale sign hangs at a shop
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The Bottom Line: Should You Trust The 'Sale' Sign?

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The Bottom Line: You're Not Crazy — Robocalls Are Increasing

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How Did Our Fascination With Aliens Begin?

Mars Home Planet display during The Art of VR at Sotheby in 2017 in New York City.
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What Would It Be Like To Live On Mars?

Using your debit or credit card can provide a lot of information to a data broker.
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Is Your Health Profile For Sale?

Ants enter a jar
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The Lab: What Ants Can Teach Humans About Teamwork

United airlines had to issue an apology after physically dragging a man off one of their flights.
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Do Apologies From Major Corporations Really Mean Anything?

A robot is on display at a trade fair.
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The Lab: Here's Why We Respond To Mean People ... And Robots

A smart fridge window.
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The Bottom Line: Can Blockchain Keep Gadgets From Spying On You?

Trailer for "BlacKkKlansman"
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Black Representation On Screen Has Evolved ... And Needs To Continue

The missing child poster for 5-year-old Rilya Wilson
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Children Of Color Are Going Missing At An Alarming Rate

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Today's Horror Films Are Hitting Too Close To Home

Recording artist Akon created his own city in Africa.
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Did You Know You Can Create Your Own Micronation?

A Green Bay Packers fan and a Chicago Bears fan scream at each other.
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What Is Tribalism?

Actor Chadwick Boseman accepts the Best Performance in a Movie award for 'Black Panther' during the 2018 MTV Movie Awards.
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The Evolution Of Black Representation In Film

Founder of #MeToo, Tarana Burke speaks onstage during the New York Women's Foundation's 2018 'Celebrating Women' event.
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What Was The Original Message Behind The #MeToo Movement?

Student activists rally against gun violence at Washington Square Park, near the campus of New York University.
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Are Mass Shootings Contagious?

A man lights a cigarette.
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The Rise And Fall Of Big Tobacco

A man smokes crack under a bridge where he lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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The Drug Epidemic That Ruled The '80s

Game enthusiasts and industry personnel play 'Battlefield 5' during the Electronic Entertainment Expo E3.
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The Evolution Of Video Games


Millennials Have Their Own Style Of Parenting

Rihanna attends Sephora loves Fenty Beauty by Rihanna launch event on April 5, 2018 in Milan, Italy.

Rihanna Is Creating A New Standard For The Beauty Industry