Julie Hirshan Hart is the digital editor for The Laconia Daily Sun in New Hampshire, where she creates opportunities for engagement with readers and the community. She holds a bachelor of arts degree in media production and journalism from Flagler College in St. Augustine. Julie worked in the nonprofit sector for 10 years, with organizations from Girl Scouts of the USA to Meals on Wheels. Julie serves as a captain for The Rising Suns team in the Community Challenge to benefit the Greater Lakes Region Children’s Auction, and as the media sector representative for the Laconia Youth Alliance. She is also a member of the mayor’s Homelesness Task Force in the city of Laconia. When she’s not reading and editing, she enjoys traveling, volunteering, yoga, and enjoying craft beer with her husband, Jeremy.