Bio

Professor Angela Marie Hutchinson is the author of five published books along with an e-Book, “DBA,” that was named by Rolling Out magazine as the go-to guide for entrepreneurs to launch a business in 24 hours. She is also a film producer, casting director, scriptwriter, former talent agent and founder of the 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, Breaking into Hollywood (BiH). Within the BiH umbrella, Hutchinson serves as the Editor-in-Chief of Hollywood & Vine magazine, Executive Director of the Hollywood & Vine Film Festival and Publishing Director of Hollywood & Vine Books. She recently produced and directed the documentary “H.U.S.H.,” about Hollywood’s Uncovered Sexual Harassment.  As a highly sought-after speaker and commentator, Hutchinson is passionate about a range of topics from diversity in the entertainment industry and technical fields, social injustices related to women, the pursuit of artistic careers, and faith-based topics particularly as it relates to the media and the arts. Hutchinson earned her B.S.E. in Industrial Operations Engineering from the University of Michigan and a Cross-Media Journalism certificate from USC. She resides in Los Angeles with her aerospace engineer husband of 13 years and their three young children.

Key Highlights:
• Author of “Breaking into Hollywood” comedic memoir and four other books
• Former Managing Editor of Valley Lawyer magazine for 5 years
• Former Contributing Writer of Diversity Careers in IT and Engineering magazine for 10 years
• B.S.E. Industrial & Operations Engineering from University of Michigan and Cross-Media Journalism Certificate from USC

Media Appearances:
• BBC World News - Live Oscars 2018 Coverage
• Radio: KPCC - Southern California Public Radio (Diversity initiatives in casting for film, TV and digital media)
• TV: WREG Channel 3 Memphis, TN (Breaking into Hollywood)
• Live: Take Two 89.3FM (Race, Comedy and Primetime TV panel)
• Print: Backstage newspaper and The Charleston Chronicle (Pursuit of careers in entertainment, arts and media)