Hilary Powell

Reporter, Side Effects Public Media- WFYI, The Indianapolis Recorder

Hilary Powell is an AP award-winning journalist. She is a health equity reporter for Side Effects, covering how health disparities impact Black and brown Hoosiers for WFYI and The Indianapolis Recorder. She’s also served as the first Video Journalist for the Associated Press in D.C.  She has nearly a decade of experience in telling stories for television stations in The Nation's Capitol, North Carolina, Indiana and Illinois. She cut her teeth in network television as an intern for The Oprah Winfrey Show and worked her way up to being one of the youngest digital associate producers for The Oprah Winfrey Network. She's from Indianapolis, is a North Central High School Panther, and feels blessed to tell someone’s story each day.   

Ways to Connect

Aime'e Elliott

Earlier this year, Aime’e Elliott couldn’t keep any solid foods down while pregnant with son Jacion. So the 28-year-old Indianapolis woman called a community group before even considering her doctor.

IU Health

As a pediatric chief resident at Indiana University’s medical school, Dr. Chaniece Wallace had a list of blessings. This fall, the 30-year-old was interviewing for jobs around the country — and preparing for the birth of her first child.