Julie Philipp joined the Democrat and Chronicle in 2015, after nearly two decades in public broadcasting. She is our Rochester Storyteller Project leader and one of our storytelling coaches. Julie is the proud owner of the cutest dog in the entire world, a Goldendoodle named Finn.
Sheila Rayam is Community Engagement Editor and a member of the storytellers coaching team. A native of the ROC, Sheila is also a long-suffering Buffalo Bills fan.
I love stories, hearing them and telling them. That’s one of the reasons I became a journalist. I am currently Digital Studio Director at D&C Digital and spent 34 years as a journalist and TV news anchor.