Judy Maggio has spent the past 40-plus years in the storytelling business. As the lead news anchor and managing editor at both KVUE-TV/ABC (1981–2003) and KEYE-TV/CBS (2003–14) in Austin, she worked on camera, as well as behind the scenes, to provide trustworthy news and compelling stories. Since leaving KEYE, Judy has remained committed to her storytelling craft.
In 2015, Judy co-directed and produced an acclaimed documentary, 10-Won, about the powers at play in Austin politics. In 2017, she launched, produced and hosted Decibel, an Emmy-Award-winning news magazine on Austin PBS/KLRU-TV that featured in-depth stories on vital community issues.
Her decades of experience and passion for storytelling create a unique style that can elevate the quality of any video production. Hire her for professional on-camera and off-camera talent and tell the story right!
Moderator, Host and
Master of Ceremonies
Judy has used her experience as an insightful interviewer and moderator to lead dozens of high-profile discussions, both on-camera and off. For five years, she hosted the monthly Engage Breakfast Series for Leadership Austin, moderating an hour-long conversation with local thought-leaders and experts about key community topics.
Judy is also a popular emcee for nonprofit organizations’ fundraisers and galas. It’s a deeply rewarding role for her and a wonderful way to give back to the city she is proud to call home.
Contact Judy if you’d like to hire her to produce a video, moderate a discussion, speak to your group or emcee an event.
In 2019, Judy hosted “A Conversation with Austin’s Mayors” on the KLRU program Decibel. The roundtable discussion featured mayors representing the past 40 years in Austin, including Ron Mullen, Frank Cooksey, Bruce Todd, Kirk Watson, Will Wynn, Lee Leffingwell and Steve Adler.