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Elena Hilton

Senior Strategist

Pronouns: She / Her / Hers

Elena Hilton is a Senior Strategist at Mission Partners, where she guides clients toward achieving their greatest impact through a strategic communications lens. In her role, she leads on project management, message development, research. analysis, writing, and editing. Elena brings with her a varied background in social media strategy, digital media publishing, and journalism. Before joining Mission Partners in 2019, she spent two years in New York as an assistant editor, writer, and social media manager for Esquire.com at Hearst Magazines. While at Esquire, she helped guide the site’s overall content strategy from both a social media and an SEO perspective.  

As a freelance writer and reporter, her work has been published in Glamour, NBC News, InStyle, Bustle, and Rolling Stone. Prior to her career start in digital media, Elena also interned for Rock the Vote in Washington, D.C. and with MTV’s Public Affairs department in New York. 

Elena graduated Summa Cum Laude from University of Florida’s College of Journalism and Communications in 2016 with a focus in digital media and business management. In her spare time in the Washington, D.C. area, Elena volunteers with Horton’s Kids and the University of Florida’s DC Gator Club. 

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