Hillary Atkin

Website: www.atkinreport.com

Hillary Atkin has written extensively on media and entertainment for USA Today, the Los Angeles Times, The Hollywood Reporter, TelevisionWeek, Entertainment Weekly, Daily Variety, The New York Observer and LA Confidential.

She is an award-winning journalist who began her career as a television news writer, reporter and producer at KOB-TV. As a broadcast producer at KCBS in Los Angeles, she won numerous Emmy, Associated Press and Golden Mike Awards for live coverage and entertainment special events programming, and then produced and directed biographies on Robert Duvall, Elizabeth Montgomery, Linda Darnell and Nicolas Cage for A&E and E!.

Ms. Atkin was an early adopter to digital media, as one of the founding committee members of the Writers Guild of America West’s website, where she wrote about the convergence of entertainment and technology. She was an active member of the guild’s committee on media and technology (CMAT) and two influential digital media organizations, LAwNMoweR (Los Angeles New Media Roundtable) and VIC (Venice Interactive Community).

She was a senior VP at Fandom, a dot-com 1.0 company that rose to prominence by spotlighting blockbuster genre entertainment properties including Batman, X-Men, Superman, Harry Potter and Star Wars.

She is the editor and publisher of The Atkin Report (www.atkinreport.com), a website and blog that began as a trend newsletter focusing on entertainment, events, hospitality, beauty, fashion, and other lifestyle topics growing out of her work at USA Today.

Ms. Atkin tweets @HillaryAtkin and @AtkinEntertain on Twitter.


Recent Stories by Hillary Atkin

Amazon Greenlights Pilot Based on Classic Hugo Award-Winning Dark Fantasy Novel

Posted July 24, 2014 at 2:52 PM

The late Philip K. Dick is one of the most famous science fiction and fantasy writers who ever lived. Amazon Studios has just given the greenlight to one of Dick's most famous works, the Hugo Award-winning novel "The Man......

Tara Reid: 'It's like probably "pigs could fly." Like, I don't think pigs could fly, but actually sharks could be stuck in tornados.' YES! Though We Think The Government Tried to Stop Her From Saying This...

Posted July 24, 2014 at 2:15 PM

"'Sharknado' and its upcoming Big Apple sequel may be a couple of unexpected Syfy hits, but if you ask ['Sharknado 2'] star Tara Reid, a shark attack on New York is not as far-fetched as it might seem," reports......

Check Out What Kind of Special This All-Star Cast Is Doing for HBO: Andy Samberg, Kit Harington, Fred Armisen, Lena Dunham, Will Forte, Howie Mandel, Michael Sheen, Mary Steenburgen, June Squibb and Soledad O'Brien

Posted July 24, 2014 at 11:53 AM

The following stars are coming out for a special on HBO: Andy Samberg, Kit Harington, Fred Armisen, Lena Dunham, Will Forte, Howie Mandel, Michael Sheen, Mary Steenburgen, June Squibb and Soledad O'Brien. "The one-off HBO Comedy Event is described......

Kiefer Sutherland and '24' Director Jon Cassar Were at Comic-Con This Morning. Here's What Happened

Posted July 24, 2014 at 11:24 AM

Kiefer Sutherland, who plays Jack Bauer on "24," was at Comic-Con in San Diego this morning, July 24, 2014, along with Jon Cassar, who has directed many, many episodes of the series. This is from a live blog of......

Video. 'Fifty Shades of Grey.' The Trailer. We Dare You

Posted July 24, 2014 at 11:03 AM

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