Julie Clark McKinney is the Senior Director of Communications for REV Birmingham, a place-based revitalization nonprofit that creates vibrant commercial districts. Julie builds and implements strategies that solve problems, enhance message and further REV’s mission. Julie earned her B.A. in journalism from Auburn University, M.A. in mass communications from the University of Florida and Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) through the Public Relations Society of America. She spent years in newsrooms before shifting to PR.