Sommer Hill (she/her) is the social media associate for NPR Extra. She started with NPR in May 2021. Her primary responsibilities include managing the social media accounts for NPR Extra, including Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and TikTok, as well as managing the NPR Extra blog.
In her time at NPR, Hill has worked on many projects including relaunching Faces of NPR and creating the Faces of NPR HBCU Series, creating a TikTok for NPR Extra and strategizing social plans for different celebrations such as Hispanic Heritage Month, Juneteenth, National Radio Day and the Tiny Desk Contest.
Before NPR, Hill worked with BET, NBC, CBS and Fox. She graduated from the illustrious Howard University in 2019, receiving her degree in media, journalism and film and a minor in Spanish. She graduated magna cum laude.
Hill is proudly from St. Louis. She has a very deep passion for diversity and inclusion and actively seeks to make any environment she's in more safe and inclusive for everyone. She loves meeting and learning from new people, book suggestions and outdoor activities.