Hillary Homzie graduated from the University of Virginia, with a B.A. in French and a Minor in Theater Arts. Additionally, she holds a Master's in education, with an emphasis on intercultural communication, from Temple University, as well as a Master’s in writing from Hollins University.
After serving as the news director of WJMA radio in Central Virginia, where she also reported for the Virginia News Network, Hillary wrote features for New York Newsday, Dance Magazine and parenting publications. In Philadelphia, she worked as a publicist for the Pennsylvania Ballet and Pennsylvania Hospital, where she won awards from Healthcare Marketing Report as well as the Public Relations Society of America. She is also the author of over a dozen children’s books. Emmy-nominated Suppertime Entertainment developed her work to become an animated series for ABC Australia, where she served as a creative consultant to the show.
Hillary particularly loves helping students to discover their career pathways through SSU’s Arts & Humanities internship program, which she coordinates.