2024 JACK RICHARDSON PRODUCER OF THE YEAR | Hill Kourkoutis | | The JUNO Awards

Hill Kourkoutis is a JUNO Award-winning producer, songwriter, composer, mixer, recording engineer, multi-instrumentalist, artist and director. Spanning her career, Hill has produced, engineered, mixed and/or written albums and/or singles for Aysanabee (“Nomads” #1 CBC Radio, #1 Alt Rock Radio, Top 30 Canada Modern Rock Airplay, JUNO nominated and Polaris Prize Short List album ‘Watin’), Leela Gilday (JUNO and CFMA award-winning album ‘North Star Calling’), Digging Roots (“SKODEN” Top 30 Alternative Radio, JUNO award-winning album ‘Zhawenim’), Royal Wood, SATE (JUNO award-nominated album ‘The Fool’, 2022 Polaris Prize nominee), Jules (“Before You Picked Her” #1 CBC, Top 40 Alternative Rock Radio), Meghan Patrick, POESY (“Strange Little Girl” Top 40 Alternative Rock Radio) and Amanda Rheaume (‘The Spaces In Between’ #1 Album on the earshot! National Folk/Roots/Blues Chart, CFMA award-winning album). She has also written and produced songs for children’s television shows including the theme songs for Remy and Boo (CBC/Universal Kids) and Dino Ranch (CBC/Disney) and episodic songs for Thomas & Friends: All Engines Go (Netflix). In 2022, she became the first woman to be nominated and to win a JUNO for Recording Engineer of the Year. She primarily works out of her studio, The Lair in Toronto.