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Julie Livingston
Senior Director, Public Relations
Toy Industry Association, Inc.


Julie Livingston was appointed Senior Director, Public Relations of the Toy Industry Association in November, 2003. She oversees internal and external communications and serves the association as national media spokesperson. Through her efforts, Livingston has successfully positioned TIA as the “go to” resource for media on toy trends, hot products and information on how toys enhance child development which has lead to coverage in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, CNN, The Today Show, Parents and more.

Previously, Ms. Livingston was Director, Corporate Communications at Scholastic, where she worked on public affairs and literacy programs. She has 25 years experience in public relations and marketing communications, including Luxury Marketing Group, a private consulting practice whose clients included World Gold Council, Gemological Institute of America (GIA), DeBeers and Condé Nast Publications, among others. Formerly on the Board of NY Women in Communications, she is currently working towards her M.S. degree in Communications Management at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University.

About Toy Industry Association

TIA is the not-for-profit trade association for producers and importers of toys and youth entertainment products sold in North America, representing over 500 companies that account for approximately 85% of domestic toy sales. TIA has a history of leadership in toy safety standards, advocacy on legislative and trade issues, visibility in the media, and philanthropy to children. Visit 























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