Juliette Vara

  • Benefit auctioneering, ringman, set up, bid calling
  • Colorado, USA
  • Nov 03, 2020
As Needed Auctioneer Ringman Clerk Auction Set-Up Auto Driver Event Coordinator Charity Fundraiser Cashier / Checkout

Personal Summary

A 2019 Graduate of Kentucky Auction Academy and new auctioneer serving many non-profits and auctioneers as a Ringman and bid caller!  I’m a former TV reporter who continues to freelance with national news outlets as a producer and writer.  I have served as the Pre-Show Host for the iconic Grand Ole Opry and entertained 3 million people at least from around the world since starting! 
check me out www.JulietteVara.com for more info! 
I can help In any capacity for auctions and have done various roles including set up, registration, break down, acquiring items, organizing and managing audiences, ringing and bid calling. 

Work Experience

Benefit Auctioneer
Feb 2020 - Present Juliette Vara

2019 Graduate or Kentucky Auction Academy 

Member of NAA

Served as ringman for large charities events for St. Jude and other foundations in 2019 and early 2020

Served as auctioneer for charity event in October 2019 and raised $20K in minutes 

Pre-Show Host
Jun 2020 - Nov 2020 Grand Ole Opry

Host Pre-Show entertainment for 4,400 audience members from around the world for The Grand Ole Opry 

Work with artists to get signed merchandise and gifts for fans 

Professional Hype Gal for Grand Ole Opry 

ABC News Freelance Producer
Oct 2014 - Nov 2020 ABC News

Field producer for ABC news shows 20/20 and Good Morning America 

conduct and organize interviews as needed 

oversee video shoots as needed

serve as news producer and entertainment producer 

TV Reporter
Nov 2009 - Oct 2014 KSWB

Television News reporter for Fox 5 news in San Diego for 5 years and prior to that KGTV ABC for 3.5 years also in San Diego

Responsible for producing news stories and reporting live daily in the field from crime, city hall, natural disasters to shark attacks and more 

TV Reporter
Jul 2006 - Nov 2009 KGTV

Same as above ... 

TV News Reporter
Jan 2004 - Jul 2006 WLWT

Same as above 

TV News Reporter
Jan 2001 - Oct 2004 KHBS

Same as above ... 

Freelance Entertainment Reporter
Jan 2020 - Nov 2020 People Magazine and various others

Serve as reporter and writer for People Magazine interviewing celebrities including Keith Urban, Nicole Kidman and many, many more 

Covered Route 91 massacre in Vegas for People Magazine

 Reported in March 2020 tornadoes in Nashville for People Magazine 

Interview and wrote stories for other magazines including Christian Living and Country Weekly when it was in publication 

Education

Masters in broadcasting
Jan 1998 - Jan 2000 Boston University
Auctioneer
Jan 2019 - Feb 2019 Kentucky Auction Academy
Bachelors Communications
Jan 1998 - May 1998 Northeastern University