Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...

Obama Taps 'Alias,' 'Commander In Chief,' 'The Practice' Writer/Producer To UNESCO Ambassadorship

by Tambay A. Obenson
July 9, 2013 7:28 PM
1 Comment
  • |

The White House announced today that President Obama has named Crystal Nix-Hines to a State Department position as representative to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). 

Crystal Nix-Hines

In essence, she'll be a US Ambassador, assuming the Senate confirms her.

I mention this news not only because Nix-Hines is a black woman (photo left), but she has some Hollywood credits on her resume, which I wasn't aware of. She wrote for, as well as produced TV series like Alias, Commander in Chief and The Practice

But Nix-Hines is also an LA-based attorney at the law firm of Quinn Emanuel, where she specializes in entertainment and intellectual property law. 

Hines, who also wrote for The New York Times, decided to instead pursue television writing in Hollywood after law school, which would eventually lead to the above-mentioned TV writing and producing credits, and also serving as executive story editor.

She was Michelle Obama’s classmate at Princeton and graduated from Harvard Law School in 1990, a year before Barack Obama.

Unfortunately, I couldn't find many photos of her, and the few available are tiny - hence the pic on the top-left.

An interesting piece of news I thought was worth sharing...

Set up in 1945, UNESCO was created to build networks among nations through equity in education, intercultural understanding, protection of heritage and support for cultural diversity, pursuing scientific cooperation, and protecting freedom of expression, all to strengthen ties between nations.

  • |

More: FYI, Crystal Nix-Hines

Free Indie Movies and Documentaries    

1 Comment

  • critical acclaim | July 9, 2013 8:27 PMReply

    very cool.

Follow Shadow and Act

Email Updates

Most "Liked"

  • Denzel Washington, Antoine Fuqua Take ...
  • Watch 'Inside Africa's' Trip to Kenya ...
  • Emmy Trophies Will Be Handed Out Tonight. ...
  • 'Short Term 12' Star Keith Stanfield ...
  • Caribbean Film VOD Platform STUDIO ANANSI ...
  • 'Black Jesus' Saves the TV Sitcom
  • Donald Glover is Spider-Man (aka Miles ...
  • Muted, Black & White First Trailer for ...
  • Exclusive - Watch 1st Trailer for Nefertite ...
  • Watch 4 Clips From 'Girlfriends' Getaway' ...