A Boston native, Julie DeJoie graduated from Emerson College with a degree in communications. After arriving in Los Angeles, she began her career working in late night and sketch comedy before transitioning into scripted television on series such as Friends, Sports Night and The West Wing.

She currently works alongside Thomas Schlamme at his production company Shoe Money Productions, where she oversees both development and production. While at Shoe Money Productions, she has developed and produced numerous shows including Jack & Bobby, Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, Pan Am, Mr. Sunshine and Manhattan for WGN.