Press Room

SELECTED MEDIA APPEARANCES & INTERVIEWS

 

Online

“Garage Makeover 101: Tips to Help Get the Job Done Swiftly,” Nancy Mattia, Watertown Public Opinion, March 2, 2017

“Get Organized: 6 Tips for Busy Families,” Nancy Mattia, Inspired Living Omaha, February 12, 2017

“Garage Makeover 101,” by Nancy Mattia, Ion@Home Hacks, January 25, 2017

“22 Organizing Gurus Reveal Their #1 Moving Tip,” by Shawn Lim, Rental Lorry Singapore, January 23, 2017

“Professional Goal-Setters Tell You How To Make Your Resolution Stick,” Atlas Updates, January 12, 2017

“How to Un-Trim a Christmas Tree,” Nancy Mattia, Ion@Home Hacks, December 8, 2016

“Tips from Top Home Decor Bloggers on Organizing a Small Space,” Apartment Advisor, November 4, 2016

“The Small Business Insurance Case for Reducing Office Clutter,” Insureon Blog, April 8, 2016.

“17 Organizing Experts Reveal How to get Organized When You Are Too Overwhelmed,” Happily Ever Uncluttered, February 16, 2016

“Organization 101: Why Organizing Your Business Matters,” Insureon Blog, January 13, 2016.

“10 Must-Read Organizer Blogs for a Clutter-Free 2016,” by Allie Johnson, SpareFootBlog, January 4, 2016

“13 Experts Reveal Top Holiday Stress Management Tips!” True Stress Management, December 1, 2015

“7 Tips for Getting Your Kids Hooked on Decluttering,” by Allie Johnson, SpareFootBlog, July 27, 2015

“Someone You Should Know: Julie Bestry,” by Rhonda Wise, The Jewish Journal of Western New York, March 2015, page 13

“5 Ways to Make Getting Organized Fun,” by Christelle Lujan, Self Storge Finders Blog, February 6, 2015

“Un-Decking the Halls: Tips for Holiday Decluttering,” by Allie Johnson, SpareFootBlog, December 11, 2014

“What Professional Organizers Really Do, and How They Can Help,” by Alan Henry, Lifehacker, November 26, 2014

“How To Stop Paper Clutter from Piling Up,” by Cass Colin, Grandparents.com, November 2014

“SpareFoot Survey: Over One-Fourth of U.S. Households Have a Clutter Problem,” by Allie Johnson, SpareFoot Blog, November 3, 2014

“#RocktheJob with Julie Bestry,” Pearl & Associates, September 5, 2014

“They Have To Want It: Q&A with Julie Bestry,” by Jenny Young, Uncle Bob’s Get Stor-ganized, March 4, 2014

“Spending: What You Need to Know About Going Paperless,” by Lisa Gerstner, Chicago Tribune, December 13, 2013

“Profile of ‘Nooga Professional Organizer Julie Bestry,” the nooga life, March 31, 2013

“Summer Organizing Spotlight: Julie Bestry,” I’m An Organizing Junkie Blog, August 2, 2012

“Type 1 Diabetes: Your Life: Organized,” T1 Everyday Magic from DisneyFamily.com, January 2012

“The Organizer’s House: Featuring Julie Bestry,” with Krista Colvin, Organize the Whole Shebang, June 8, 2011

“Work At Home Respect: Getting It From Others”, by Trisha McCombs, The Denver Examiner, April 16, 2009

“It’s All About Respect When You Work At Home”, by Trisha McCombs, The Denver Examiner, April 14, 2009

“The O-Myth interviews Julie Bestry, the Paper Doll,” hosted by Krista Kolvin and Brandie Kajino, March 27, 2009

“Girlfriends, Get Organized ­ Together! Part 2,” GirlfriendCelebrations.com, January 13, 2009

“Girlfriends, Get Organized ­ Together! Part 1,” GirlfriendCelebrations.com, January 12, 2009

“Place Your Order,” Rubbermaid, January 2009

“Q&A with a Professional Organizer–Julie Bestry,” Rubbermaid, November 26, 2008

“WBO Radio Show for Women Business Owners,” December 3, 2008

Television

WTVC-Newschannel 9
Julie appeared live on ThisNThat to provide organizing tips for Goodwill of Chattanooga’s The Big Clean Sweep, March 19, 2015 and appeared in a series of public service announcements about organizing, decluttering, and supporting Goodwill programs.

WRCB-TV3
Julie Bestry makes semi-regular appearances on WRCB-TV3 (Chattanooga’s NBC affiliate) on Eyewitness News Today and 3 Plus You:

Organizing Your Closets (January 2017)
Organizing for the New Year (December 2012)
Organizing Your Kitchen (January 2012)
Post-Holiday Organizing (December 2011)
Back-to-School Organizing (August 2011)
Organizing Your Kids for Summer Camp (June 2011)
Spring Organizing (March 2011)
Organizing for the New Year (January 2011)
Getting Organized for the Holidays (November 2010)
Organizing Your Kids’ Closets (September 2010)
Organizing Your Computer (May 2009)
Get Organized Month/Achieve Your Goals & Get Organized (January 2009)
Organizing Your College Search (October 2008)
Money-Saving Organizing Tips (June 2008)
Organizing Your Resolutions (January 2008)
Organizing for Caregivers (October 2007)
Organizing Your Kids For Summer Camp (June 2007)
Organizing Your Finances (February 2007)
Organizing Your Memories (November 2006)
Preparing For Disasters (August 2006)
Organizing Your Desk (May 2006)
Organizing Senior Citizens (February 2006)
Organizing for Stress-Free Holidays (December 2005)
Organizing to Recover from Identity Theft (September 2005)
Organizing for a Summer Road Trip (June 2005)
Organizing for the New Baby (April 2005)
Organizing Your Loved Ones (February 2005)
Clutter-Free Holidays (December 2004)
Organizing Your Grocery Shopping (November 2004)
Organizing for Dorm Life (July 2004)
Organizing To Prevent Identity Theft (May 2004)
Golden Tips For Organizing Golden Agers (February 2004)
Clutter-Free Holiday Gifts (December 2003)
Back to School Organizing (August 2003)
Getting Organized in the New Year (January 2003)

Julie also appeared on Trendz on Three with LaTrice Curry in June 2009, presenting garage organizing solutions.

WDSI (Fox 61) & WFLI (The CW-53)
Chattanooga Parent–Closet Organizing, Work-Life Balance (July 2009)

UCTV-3
In April 2003, Julie Bestry and her Atlanta-based colleague Marilyn Long, were guests on the hour-long call-in program “The Joan Koplan Show” on UCTV-3, Ft Oglethorpe, GA.

Radio

WGOW-FM (102.5)

On November 3, 2010, Julie appeared on Chewin’ the Chat with Jed Mescon, talking about organizing skills and downsizing issues for senior citizens.

WUTC-FM (NPR 88.1)

On June 5, 2006, Julie sat down with Lynn Marie, host of Around & About Live, to talk about situational vs. chronic disorganization, hoarding, the causes of disorganization and some creative ways to add organization to your life.

Newspapers and Magazines

Julie has been interviewed and profiled in a variety of print media outlets, including:

“Why We Don’t Get All the Laundry Done,” by Betsy Goldberg, page 128, June 2017

“10 Ways to Cut the Clutter on Your Kitchen Counter,” Consumer Reports, Adapted from Consumer Reports’ Kitchen Planning & Buying Guide

“The Lowdown: What You Need to Know About Going Paperless,” by Lisa Gerstner, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Magazine, page 77, January 2014

“Spending: What You Need to Know About Going Paperless,” by Lisa Gerstner, Chicago Tribune, December 13, 2013.

“Need $5800? It’s Hiding In Your House!,” by Melody Warnick, Redbook Magazine, page 148, May 2013

“10 Ways to Quell Kitchen Chaos,” Consumer Reports Kitchen Planning & Buying Guide, page 27, December 2012

Recycle, Reuse, Reorganize: Keep Your Recycling Center Neat and Tidy,” Taste of Home’s Simple & Delicious, page 10, April/May 2012

“Small Business Week Interviews Julie Bestry,” by Heidi Richards, WE Magazine For Women, May 20, 2009

“Professional Organizer Changes Families’ Lives, One Pile At A Time,” by Samara Litvak, Hamilton County Herald, page 12, October 31, 2008

“Women build network to tackle business, social issues,” by Mary Fortune, The Chattanooga Times Free Press, November 19, 2007

“Stop Here And Get Organized,” by Nicole Peradotto, The Buffalo News, Home & Design Supplement, page 5, April 15, 2007

“Organizing — One of Life’s Greatest Challenges,” by Jill Ralston, CityScope Magazine, pages 48-49, Summer 2006

“Lessening Tax Stress: Avoid Headaches By Organizing,” by Lauren Howard, North Alabama Decatur Daily, March 7, 2005

“A Place For Everything,” by Lauren Howard, North Alabama Decatur Daily, January 11, 2005

“Confront The Clutter,” by Lena Basha, My Business Magazine, page 42, December/January 2005

“Prime Parking” by Lena Basha, My Business Magazine, page 42, December/January 2005

“And Everything In Its Place” by Lauren Howard, North Alabama Decatur Daily, January 11, 2005

“Take Time To Bring Organization To Your Life” by Julie Baumgardner; Chattanooga Times Free Press, page E3; Sunday, July 13, 2003

“Professional Organizers Are A Growing Trend” by Kathy Gilbert; Chattanooga Times Free Press, pages E1, E8; Sunday, October 20, 2002

 


Julie Bestry is always delighted to make time to speak to electronic, print, and digital media representatives. Please contact Julie via email or phone 423-899-7151 to conduct interviews or get quotes for your article, column or project.