Hillary Crosley Coker is a New York-based journalist, editor and producer with over 15 years experience in news and culture.Born in England and raised in Northern California, Ms. Crosley Coker attended University of California, Davis with a brief stint at the U.K.’s University of Warwick, where she began her craft as an intern at MTV News UK.
Upon returning to the U.S., Ms. Crosley Coker graduated and moved to New York to pursue journalism. Since 2003, she’s earned bylines and production credits at The Root, Rolling Stone, MTV News, Essence, Vice, Billboard, BBC 1xtra, Jezebel and many more. In 2008, she co-founded Parlour Travel, a women’s lifestyle business boasting bespoke trips to destinations like Barbados, Morocco and Thailand.
In 2017, Ms. Crosley Coker joined Genius as Senior News Producer, where she’s built and overseen the news department, pushing Genius to over 6.5 million YouTube subscribers