Julie Nelson is a television anchor for KARE channel 11 (NBC affiliate) in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area in Minnesota. She began working at KARE-TV in September 2003, and she currently anchors the 6 and 10 p.m. newscasts. Before joining KARE-TV, Nelson anchored the 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. newscasts at KSTP channel 5 (ABC affiliate). Months after arriving at KSTP she was named 'Best Newcomer' by Mpls.St.Paul Magazine. A year later, the magazine named her one of the area's 'One Hundred People to Watch.' In 2000 she won a regional emmy for anchoring. Born in 1971, Nelson grew up in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, where she graduated, with honors, in 1990 from Eau Claire's Memorial H.S..
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