September 21, 1989
Fort Wayne, Indiana
|Education||Bishop Dwenger High School|
|Alma mater||Indiana University|
WIFX-FTV (CBS) (2013-2015)
WINO-FLD (Fox) (2015-)
|Spouse||Robyn Hurd (m. 2011; wid. 2012)|
Tracia Ward (m. 2016)
|Parents||Dawn Matthewson and Dominic Matthewson, Sr.|
|Relatives||Dominic, Jr. (brother)|
Hillary Matthewson, (born Harold Matthewson September 21, 1989) is an American transwoman. Matthewson is best known for being the transgendered wife of former Vote for the Girls moderator Robyn Hurd and currently anchors the weekday morning and midday newscast on Fox-owned WINO.
She was born Harold Matthewson in Fort Wayne, Indiana, the youngest of two sons of of Dawn Pilebeck and Dominick Matthewson, Sr. She has an older brother, Dominic, Jr. Hillary attended and graduated Bishop Dwenger High School in Fort Wayne at the same time as her future wife Tracia. She then attended Indiana University and earned master's degree in 2012.
Matthewson's first job was at WTOR in her hometown of Fort Wayne, where she was a weekday reporter and weekend anchor. Despite that the newscast received good reviews from the critics during her tenure, she stepped down by the end of May 2013. Shortly soon after Matthewson joined WIFX in Indianapolis and was soon promoted as a general assignment reporter.
Matthewson began dating Vote for the Girls moderator Robyn Hurd in April 2007. They met at a Starbucks in the Fort Wayne area. Hurd, who was 28 years Matthewon's senior, was at the time a television news reporter. Matthewson then managed Hurd's career full-time, and was even occasionally seen on Vote for the Girls in 2011 and 2012. Robyn proposed to Hillary in March 2009, and the couple married on November 22, 2011 in Iowa City, Iowa. The remained together until Hurd's death on May 24, 2012.
Matthewson married Tracia Ward on June 1, 2016.
|Moderator #3 of Vote for the Girls (United States)
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