Erin Hill worked in film and TV production and development in New York and Los Angeles before returning to academia to study the media industry. Her first book, Never Done: A History of "Women's Work" in Media Production examines feminized labor in American film history and will published in 2016 (Rutgers University Press). She is also a visiting professor at the New York Film Academy, and continues freelance work for Lionsgate Entertainment, OddLot Entertainment, Marquee Entertainment and other L.A.-based production companies.
Hill received her B.A. from the University of Michigan, and her M.A. and Ph.D. from UCLA. At UCLA, she was the recipient of the SCMS Dissertation Award, Chancellor's Prize, Jean Stone Fellowship and Collegium of University Teaching Fellowship; from the California Women's Law Center, she received the Nina Leibman Fellowship.
She recently published chapters in Making Media Work (NYU Press), The International Encyclopedia of Media Studies (Blackwell) and Production Studies: Cultural Studies of Media Industries (Routledge).