Hillary Manning – Vice President, Communications

Hillary Manning, Vice President of Communications
(Ricardo DeAratanha/Los Angeles Times)

Hillary Manning is the vice president of communications, overseeing media relations and corporate communications for the Los Angeles Times. Manning was a communications consultant for The Times starting in 2009, joined the staff as a director of communications in 2011 and was promoted to vice president in 2018.

Before joining The Times, Manning served as the communications director for a nonprofit research, development and advocacy organization, Cure Autism Now (acquired by Autism Speaks in 2007); membership development manager for the Santa Monica-based NPR affiliate, KCRW; marketing and events consultant for United Way of Greater L.A.; director of marketing for the 1999 FIFA Women’s World Cup organizing committee; and has held a variety of communications, media relations and marketing roles.

Manning is a native of California, grew up in Pasadena, attended University of California, Riverside, and graduated from UC San Diego with a bachelor of arts in communication.