Powerful Story Telling

A well-written feature or deftly drafted advertising copy is powerful. A freelance writer with more than eight years of experience, Tiffany Hill crafts original, clean copy across a range of professional writing services to help magnify the impact of the written word. Whether it’s to boost business or draw in readers through masterful storytelling, Tiffany can assist publications, marketing companies and businesses with their writing needs.

Clips

Payday Lending in Hawaii

In Hawaii, the payday lending industry offers short-term loans with annual interest rates of up to 459 percent. The companies say they are providing an important service, but critics argue they are targeting the needy and driving them further into debt with loans that are costly to repay.

The Caretakers

Father and son, Pilipo and Greg Solatorio call Halawa Valley more than home. Preserving and educating all who traverse through the lush east Molokai valley is their kuleana, or responsibility. This profile feature follows the pair through the valley as they share stories of their life and the valley’s history.

Marijuana Economics

In 2012, voters in Colorado and Washington ended the prohibition on marijuana by legalizing cannabis for people ages 21 and older. Since then it’s become a booming, multi-million dollar industry. This features explores the economics of doing so in Hawaii and the feasibility of legalizing marijuana in the 50th state.

Roller Derby

This award-winning first-person narrative chronicles Tiffany’s experiences of becoming a roller derby athlete: From learning the ins and outs of skating, fracturing her left elbow, to making lifelong friends and a home team game victory.

AOL: T&C Surf Factory

Craftspeople are making quality products all across the Hawai‘i islands, including one of its iconic products, the surfboard. From start to finish, this online story features the people making, shaping and glassing surfboards for T&C Surf Designs Hawaii in its Oahu factory in Wahiawa. It was part of AOL’s 50 state feature, “This Built America.”

  • Payday Lending in Hawaii

    Payday Lending in Hawaii

  • The Caretakers

    The Caretakers

  • Marijuana Economics

    Marijuana Economics

  • Roller Derby

    Roller Derby

  • AOL: T&C Surf Factory

    AOL: T&C Surf Factory

About me

Tiffany Hill is a professional, freelance writer based in Honolulu, Hawaii. For more than five years she was the associate editor at Honolulu magazine, where she researched and wrote features on Oahu’s rail project, the state’s medical marijuana program, public housing and becoming a roller derby athlete. She also wrote multiple stories on Hawaii’s public education system and the city’s neighborhoods, restaurants and boutiques. Tiffany also has blogging and video production experience.

Prior to working at Honolulu magazine, Tiffany interned at the Honolulu Advertiser where she was a full-time staff reporter. She graduated from the University of Hawaii at Manoa with degrees in journalism and political science and a minor in women’s studies. She was also the news editor of the UH Manoa student newspaper, Ka Leo O Hawaii.

Today Tiffany regularly chronicles newsworthy people, timely events and thought provoking subjects for local publications such as:

  • Hana Hou!, the magazine of Hawaiian Airlines
  • Hawaii Business magazine
  • Hawaii magazine
  • UH Magazine
  • Ka Wai Ola, the monthly newspaper for the Office of Hawaiian Affairs

Tiffany lives with her husband and their dog and still laces up her quad skates for roller derby.

Professional Experience

  • Editorial Writing: Print and Online
  • Promotional and Advertising Copy
  • Fact Checking
  • Press Releases
  • Newsletters

Awards

Tiffany Hill is an award-winning writer and has received multiple recognitions for her work from:

  • 2012 City and Regional Magazine Association Awards nomination in the reader service category
  • Multiple awards from the Hawaii Society of Professional Journalists
  • Multiple awards from the Hawaii Publishers Association
  • Carol Burnett Excellence in Journalism Award in 2007

Contact

Please enter your contact details and a short message below and I will try to answer your query as soon as possible.