Aloni Hill

Instructor, Journalism

Ph.D. Candidate, Regent University
M.A. Norfolk State University
B.S. Norfolk State University 

Aloni Hill joined the Richard T. Robertson School of Media and Culture in the fall semester 2018 as a full-time journalism instructor, teaching audio and video journalism classes in the undergraduate program. Her research interests include celebrity-fan relationships, and multiculturalism in the media. Hill presented her research at the 2016 and 2017 National Communication Association conventions, and is currently pursuing research for her dissertation on celebrity-fan relationships.

Prior to working at Virginia Commonwealth University, she worked as an Assistant Professor of Mass Communications at Virginia Union University for more than five years. Before working in academia, Hill worked as a video editor for WWBT-NBC12 News in Richmond and a multimedia specialist in Richmond and Norfolk.

She earned her M.A. in Media Management and B.S. in Mass Communications from Norfolk State University. Presently, Hill is a Ph.D. candidate at Regent University. She is a member of professional organizations in her field, including the National Communication Association, National Association of Black Journalists, and the Richmond Association of Black Journalists.