Kerrie was the Creator and Executive Producer of Public Radio International's Fair Game with Faith Salie, a satirical news and entertainment program syndicated across the country.
Before developing Fair Game, she was Senior Producer of Studio 360, an award-winning public radio program on pop culture and the arts. Kerrie produced and directed American Icons, a Peabody Award-winning special series on American art. She was Senior Producer for Beyond Computers, and on the production team for Spring Board, an Emmy-nominated public television series which she helped transform from a local program into a national show for PBS. Hillman has also reported on a wide range of topics, from science and technology to the arts, for programs such as PRI’s The World, Studio 360, Radiolab, and Beyond Computers.
Kerrie Hillman appears in the following:
Friday, June 25, 2021
Kaysen Ford and their mom, Jennifer Sumner, reflect on milestones and struggles since their 2015 StoryCorps conversation. "Being happy is not in spite of being queer," Ford says. "It is a part of it."
Friday, June 04, 2021
Two sisters talk about the killing of their father, Willie Edwards Jr., by Klansmen in 1957. "You destroyed our hopes and our dreams and our love, but you didn't remove the man," says Malinda Edwards.
Friday, September 04, 2020
A father and son reflect how their family has honed toolmaking through three generations at their Brooklyn, N.Y., shop. Despite pandemic stresses, they hope to be in business well into the future.
Friday, July 10, 2020
Hadiyah-Nicole Green lost the aunt and uncle who raised her to cancer. The loss inspired her to develop a cancer treatment using lasers. "I was born to do this," she tells her cousin at StoryCorps.
Friday, May 08, 2020
Jackie Stockton and daughter Alice Stockton-Rossini recovered from the virus that killed friends and a relative. Faith and the ability to take life "one minute at a time" help the women persevere.
Friday, January 17, 2020
As a teenager growing up in Alabama, Lewis wrote a letter to Martin Luther King Jr. during a budding civil rights movement. In a letter back, King invited the 18-year-old to join the cause.
Friday, January 03, 2020
A debate as old as human society—which makes a better pet, cats or dogs?—will be settled once and for all by New Yorker staff writers.
Friday, January 03, 2020
When Dena Kohleriter was 36, she decided to start a family on her own. At StoryCorps with her daughter, Jori, Dena describes how her grandmother, a Holocaust survivor, responded to the news.
Friday, November 23, 2018
Roy Daley immigrated to the U.S. from Honduras 50 years ago. At StoryCorps, he talks about his first impressions of America and how he learned the meaning of Thanksgiving in those early weeks.
Friday, November 09, 2018
Israel Baryeshua has conservative political views, while Tiffany Briseño identifies as liberal. Both agree that more kindness and compassion in politics would benefit the country.
Friday, October 26, 2018
In an interview with StoryCorps, Kaysen Ford talks to his mother, Jennifer Sumner, about being transgender and growing up in Alabama.
Friday, August 03, 2018
When Percy White's father left the Virginia farm he worked to move north, the land owner said he wouldn't make it, and would come back. He didn't. That is, until he returned to say "I told you so."
Friday, April 27, 2018
Charisse Spencer grew up in the country's largest black suburb during the 1960s. She tells her son about being one of the first African-Americans to integrate an all-white school in Virginia.
Friday, February 02, 2018
Lan Cao was sent to the U.S. as a teenager from Vietnam in 1975. At StoryCorps, she tells her daughter about watching the Tet Offensive play out in her city and about adjusting to life in America.
Friday, December 01, 2017
Christopher Harris was diagnosed with AIDS in the 1980s, which was often seen as a death sentence. That's when he discovered the Atlanta Buyers Club, which saved many lives, including his own.
Friday, August 18, 2017
An African-American woman remembers growing up in segregated Virginia in the 1950s, and being in the car when her father tried to get gas from a whites-only truck stop.
Friday, August 11, 2017
Marcus Bullock was tried as an adult and sent to prison when he was 15. The eight years he was away changed his relationship with his mother, Sylvia. The distance actually brought them closer.
Friday, June 16, 2017
After caring for drug-addicted infants, two men became foster parents. It was hard saying goodbye to the first child, but when offered the chance to do it again they said, "How can you say no?"
Friday, May 19, 2017
A firearms expert and author says that he’s all for gun rights but has major problems with the N.R.A.
Friday, August 19, 2016
Svetlana Alexievich won the 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature for her oral histories about life in the U.S.S.R.