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Hilary Sloane

Journalist and Photojournalist

7514 Sunset Road, Joshua Tree, CA 92252

cell: 213-220-2323, phone: 760 974-9330




Currently working on a series of articles on artists working with children-at-risk.

Published articles:

Palm Springs Life March 2015

Published in the San Bernardino Arts Connection Website – 20012 – to present

Stringer for the Hi-Desert Star   – 2010 – to present

Published in the San Marino Tribune  – 2008

Executive Producer, Studio Manager and Project Coordinator 1989 to 2009

Pizza Hut, Culver City, CA

  • Production Manager for both print and national spots for Pizza Hut
  • Liaison between Corporate Pizza Hut (YUM), BBDO, Tracy Locke and Partners and Production Company
  • Drafted and maintained the production studio budget
  • Executive Producer and Production Manager for filming in Mexico and Rome
  • Oversaw the remodel of the studio and the production offices
  • Managed the product placement on set for feature films
  • Studio Manager – responsible for budgets, bookkeeping, crew schedules and daily studio maintenance

Production Manager and Assistant to the Director 2007 to 2007

Media Makers, Grants Pass, Or.

  • Production Manager for four teaching Videos

Project/Production Manager 2007

Boeing, Creative Services, Long Beach, CA and El Segundo, CA

  • Production Manager
  • Hired below the line artists
  • Inputting invoices and contact information into the Boeing Database


  • Knight Center for Journalism  – 2013
  • Poynter New U – On-line classes  – 2013-2014
  • Gotham University  – 2013-2014
  • Masters of Arts in Art Therapy, Summit University, Louisiana – 1992 – 1994
  • Bachelor of Arts, Summit University, Louisiana – 1988 – 1989
  • UCLA Continuing Education Writing Program, Los Angeles, CA – 1987
  • School of Visual Arts, New York, NY – 1973-1975
  • Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, NY – 1972
  • Bronx Community College, Bronx, NY – 1971-1972

Volunteer Experience:

  • Fundraiser, Avon Brest Cancer Walk
  • Artist Mentor for 15 girls, ages 14-17 for Create Now! In cooperation with Vista Del Mar Child and Family Services.  Developed and facilitated an eight-week art curriculum for abused children
  • Fundraising and photography for Morongo Basin Community Arts sponsored event
  • International Transpersonal Association Conference in Prague, Czechoslovakia
  • Working with Mil-Tree a non-profit bridging the Morongo Basin Community and veterans and active duty military through the arts


Photography, Journalism, Theatre, Art, Ecology, Urban Development, Art and Culture, Psychology


Organized, creative, self-motivated, people oriented and team player

Proficient in Lightroom, Photoshop CS3, Microsoft Word, XP Professional, Outlook

Basic knowledge of Illustrator, Mac and File Maker

Beginning knowledge of German and Spanish


Certifications and Membership:

Member of the Society of Environmental Journalists

Member of Journalism and Woman Symposium

Certificates from the Knight Center in Investigative Reporting and in Social Media for Journalist: the Basics.


Awards and notable mentions:

Honorable mention Photography award

“Pastry Shop”, New York City – Woman in Photography International 2005

Drama Louge Award for Costume Design – 1986


Photography website:


professional site: