Judy Maggio is a respected, veteran journalist who spent 3 decades as the lead news anchor in Austin, Texas. She served as Managing Editor at both KVUE -TV ( 1981 – 2003) and KEYE-TV ( 2003 – 2014). When she chose to retire from the anchor desk, she launched a communications consulting firm, JudyMaggioMedia. JMM offers communications consulting, video production, media training and on-camera talent coaching.
Judy also heads up the Engage Breakfast Series for the prestigious Leadership Austin group and moderates its monthly panel discussions with high profile Austinites talking about key issues facing the city.
She made her debut as a documentary filmmaker in the fall of 2015 when she wrote and co-directed a documentary on Austin politics called 10 Won that premiered in local theaters and aired on PBS.
Judy was voted Best Newscaster by Austin Chronicle readers for 10 years in a row and has won many media awards for her in-depth reporting. In 2014, she was named Trailblazer of the Year by the Alliance for Women in Media, and Women Communicators of Austin honored her with the Lifetime Achievement Award.