Erica Hill Biography
Erica Hill born Erica Ruth Hill, on 20th July 1976 in Clinton, Connecticut, is an American journalist who works for HLN and CNN. She is an anchor for HLN, and a correspondent for CNN.
She graduated with a BA in Journalism from Boston University in 1998. Hill began her journalism career in 1998 as a production assistant for “PC Week Radio”, the online news program for PC Week magazine. During this time, she also worked as a conference coordinator for the Software Publishers Association Europe. She worked at TechTV from 2000 to 2003 as part of the TechTV News program, later named TechLive. From 2000 to 2001, she served as reporter, and from 2001 to 2003, she was co-anchor and correspondent for the program. She is noted for her live reporting of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks when she was working for TechTV.
Erica Hill Age
She was born on July 20, 1976.
Erica Hill Husband
Hill married David Yount on October 15, 2005, and on November 25, 2006, gave birth to her first son, Weston Robert Yount. Her second son, Sawyer Steven Yount, was born on March 23, 2010.
Erica Hill Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of $4 million.
Erica Hill Salary
She receives an annual salary of $750,000.
Erica Hill CNN
In January 2003, Hill joined CNN’s Headline News channel working as a general news anchor for different programs. In 2004, she joined CNN Newsource as a national correspondent. She co-anchored Prime News Tonight from 2005 to 2006 before becoming anchor of Prime News with Erica Hill from 2006 to 2008. She began providing news updates for Anderson Cooper 360° (AC360°) in April 2005, and was named a full-time member in February 2008. Hill also co-anchored CNN Tonight during its November 2009 to January 2010 run.
On June 6, 2016, Hill was announced as rejoining HLN as the anchor of a daytime news program later in 2016, and additionally contribute to CNN. Her daily new program, “On the Story with Erica Hill”, premiered in October 2016.
Erica Hill NBC
On November 1, 2012, NBC announced that starting November 3, 2012, Hill would join Weekend Today as co-anchor and would serve as an NBC News national correspondent. NBC News president Steve Capus said, “Erica’s extraordinary track record as a journalist has proven that she can cover everything from hard news to pop culture with ease and professionalism. She’s a fantastic addition to Weekend Today and I’m delighted to welcome her to NBC News.” On April 3, 2016, Hill announced she was leaving the Weekend Today show in order to spend more time with family, but continue daily news reporting on MSNBC and NBC Nightly News.
Erica Hill on Charlie Rose
On November 2017 Erica Hill reacted to the allegations against her former colleague Charlie Rose. She said that co-anchors had demeaned and degraded her.
Rose Hill , “[He] made it very clear I was in the way — who decided I would be allowed to speak on our program when he pointed at me. Imagine a seventy-year old man pointing his finger at you; that’s the sign I was allowed to ask a question. What an honor to be given a privilege to be allowed to do my job: with a point.”
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Erica Hill Moves From HLN to CNN
Updated: Apr. 19, 2018
Erica Hill is returning to CNN as lead fill-in anchor and national correspondent.
For the last two years, Hill has been an anchor on CNN’s sister network HLN.
“She’s done an exceptional job since returning to HLN nearly two years ago, including her coverage of the conventions, Las Vegas shooting and Hurricane Irma,” wrote HLN boss Ken Jautz in a note to staff.
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She’s already been doing double duty for the last few months, anchoring On the Story on HLN, and filling in on a variety of CNN shows. “When it became clear that she fit in seamlessly to so many CNN programs, it made perfect sense to make that her permanent role,” wrote Jautz.
Hill had been an Atlanta-based anchor and correspondent for CNN from 2003-2010, before departing for CBS News. Hill left CBS in 2012 and joined NBC News.
On the Story, which airs from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. ET weekdays, will continue with substitute anchors.