Antonia Hylton is an award-winning correspondent and producer covering politics and civil rights for VICE Media and HBO’s Emmy-winning nightly newscast, VICE News Tonight. Working for VICE News, Hylton has focused on immigration and the Trump administration. She landed a national exclusive when she interviewed ‘Jane Doe,’ an undocumented teen battling the administration over her right to an abortion and she developed and reported on “Zero Tolerance,” an HBO special episode that followed one Guatemalan family’s grueling journey to reunification after their separation at the U.S.-Mexico border. Hylton has also reported extensively on violence in Chicago, the affordable housing crisis, and the aftermath of Hurricane Irma in U.S. Virgin Islands, where she was one of the first reporters on the scene after the storm.
Prior to joining VICE News, Hylton developed and produced seasons one and two of The Movement with Darnell Moore, a docuseries covering activist movements across the United States. In 2016 she interviewed then–Vice President Joe Biden, discussing campus sexual assault and the 2016 Election.
Hylton is a 2015 graduate, magna cum laude, of Harvard University where she majored in History and Science and Global Health and received the Kathryn Ann Huggins and Rothschild Prizes for her writing and investigative research on race, mass incarceration and the history of psychiatry.