Hillary Hawkins has been nominated for Outstanding Audiobook Narration - Teens
STUCK FOR A REASON is a Winter Film Awards Official Selection!!
*Hillary stars in the film and is also Writer & Producer.
Best known as Robyn, HOST OF NICK JR., Hillary Hawkins was on TV everyday introducing shows such as DORA THE EXPLORER, BOB THE BUILDER and LITTLE BILL. Other TV Credits include: NEW YORK UNDERCOVER (Keisha), ARE YOU AFRAID OF THE DARK (Kate), GULLAH GULLAH ISLAND (singing voice of Vanessa) & DAMAGES (ADR).
Hillary worked ADR on films: DEAD MAN WALKING, HONEYDRIPPER, BROOKLYN’S FINEST & NOISE. She's narrated over forty audiobooks including the award winning novel DESERT RICE written by Angela Scott, TIME OFF FOR GOOD BEHAVIOR by USA Today and New York Times Bestselling Author Lani Diane Rich, YOUR WORD IS YOUR WAND by Florence Scovel Shinn, THE HUSTLER'S DAUGHTER, OFF CAMERA AFFAIR and the 31 BIBLE VERSES BY SUBJECT Series.
Hillary is the creator of JADED THE MUSICAL (UNFringed Festival Selection; DC Black Theatre Festival Selection; Scratch Night at Theatre For The New City Selection) and SHERRI (developed in the Women's Work Project, produced by New Perspectives Theatre Company). She also is the creator of the films SHERRI’S BLACK SIN and STUCK FOR A REASON and is a DENIS JOHNSTON PLAYWRITING AWARD recipient.
Hillary achieved her Dual BA in Spanish & Creative Writing from SMITH COLLEGE in just three years on the DEAN'S LIST while working as a Radio Personality for 106.3 Smooth FM and was a Host for Radio Disney. Hillary also performed in 2 National Tours.
Beyond the arts, Hillary worked for Safe Horizon as a Bilingual Interviewer, wherein she recruited and interviewed over 200 victims of Domestic Violence for a study funded by the National Institute of Justice. Hillary also worked in State Government as a Bilingual Family Service Specialist providing Child Protective Services. Hillary holds certificates in Child Sexual Abuse, Teen Relationship Abuse, Domestic Violence & The Criminal Justice System & more.
Hillary is the daughter of former state Assemblyman Eldridge Hawkins Sr., a prominent civil rights attorney, and publicist Linda Cofer Hawkins, former Miss New Jersey runner up in the Miss America Pageant. Hillary is the sister of Eldridge Hawkins Jr., recent Mayor of Orange, NJ.