Brittany Hilderbrand

Community News Editor, Columbia Missourian

Columbia Missourian, Journalism Professions

Assistant Professor

212 Lee Hills Hall

Columbia, Mo. 65211


B.A ’12, Media Communications and Sociology, Culver-Stockton College
M.A. ’15, Public Administration, University of Illinois-Springfield
M.A. ’16, Public Affairs Reporting, University of Illinois-Springfield

Brittany Hilderbrand is a communications professional with more than 10 years of experience in the areas of journalism, public relations, marketing, speech writing for government officials, grant writing and more.

Brittany attained her Bachelor’s of Arts in the Media Communications from Culver-Stockton College, a Masters in Public Administration and a Masters in Public Affairs Reporting from the University of Illinois Springfield.

In addition to her educational accolades, Brittany has worked for the State of Illinois at the Department of Public Health, several media outlets as a statehouse reporter in Illinois and Missouri.

She is the founder and CEO of Writers Block, which offers assistance with writing, search engine optimization and social media, she is also an entrepreneur.

Updated: July 5, 2024