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Pamela Hill

Pamela Hill, American television executive. Trustee Bennington College, Fund for Free Expression, Media and Society Columbia University; Member Directors Guild (member council on foreign relations), Writers Guild, National Academy Television Arts and Sciences.

Background

  • Hill, Pamela was born on August 18, 1938 in Winchester, Indiana, United States. Daughter of Paul and Mary Frances (Hollis) Abel.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Bennington College, 1960. Postgraduate, Universidad Autonoma de Mexico, 1961. Postgraduate, University Glasgow, 1959.

    Career

    • Foreign affairs analyst Nelson A. Rockefeller Presidential Campaign, 1961-1964. Researcher, associate producer, director, producer NBC News, 1965-1973, director White Paper series, 1969-1972, producer Edwin Newman's Comment, 1972. Producer Closeup documentary series ABC News, New York City, 1973-1978, executive producer, 1978-1989.

      Vice president ABC News, 1979-1989. Vice president, executive producer Cable News Network Special Assignment, Cable News Network, New York City, since 1989, sr.v.p. senior executive, 96—. Member Council on Foreign Relations.

    Works

    • Author: United States Foreign Policy, 1945-1965, 1968. Contributor photographs to Catching Up With America, 1969.

    Membership

    Trustee Bennington College, Fund for Free Expression, Media and Society Columbia University. Member Directors Guild (member council on foreign relations), Writers Guild, National Academy Television Arts and Sciences.

    Connections

    • Married Tom Wicker, March 9, 1974. 1 son, Christopher Hill. Stepchildren: Cameron Wicker, Grey Wicker, Lisa Freed, Kayce Freed.
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    Born August 18, 1938
    • 1960
      Bennington College
    • 1961
      Universidad Autonoma de Mexico
    • 1959
      University Glasgow
    • 1961 - 1964
      Foreign affairs analyst, Nelson A. Rockefeller Presidential Campaign
    • 1965 - 1973
      researcher, producer
    • 1965 - 1973
      associate, producer
    • 1965 - 1973
      director, producer
    • 1972
      researcher, producer
    • 1972
      associate, producer
    • 1972
      director, producer
    • 1973 - 1978
      producer Closeup documentary series American Broadcasting Company News
    • 1979 - 1989
      vice president, American Broadcasting Company News
    • 1989
      vice president, producer Cable News Network Special Assignment
    • 1989
      executive, producer Cable News Network Special Assignment
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