Hooman Khalili was a morning show radio personality in the San Francisco Bay Area on Alice Radio 97.3 FM (CBS Radio). He has been part of the Sarah and Vinnie morning show, for the past 21 years. Hooman’s job at the station encompasses, phone screening, movie reviews, and celebrity interviewer for the show. He has interviewed countless celebrities including Dwayne The Rock Johnson, Donald Trump, Tom Hanks, Robert Downey, Jr. Harrison Ford, Jerry Seinfeld, George Lucas, Maroon 5, 50 Cent, and Hooman was the last person to interview Hunter S. Thompson before he died. Hooman’s Red carpet interviews include, The Grammies, MTV Video Music Awards, the CBS Fall Television Lineup from 2003 - 2010, the Sundance Film Festival, and Superbowl 50. Hooman has collaborated with all the major movie studios on the promotion of over 1000 movies in 20 years.
In 2006, Hooman’s voice entertained a new segment of the population as he participated in the Pixar animated movie “Cars”, In 2008 Hooman created the #1 most view nonpartisan video to get the youth of America to vote in the presidential election. The video received 5.1 million views on YOUTUBE and ended up in the museum of Radio and Television in NYC. In 2011, Hooman shot OLIVE the 1st full length feature film shot entirely on a cell phone. OLIVE qualified for the academy awards in 2011.
The movie stars 2 time academy nominated Oscar Gena Rowlands with 5 original song written and performed by Dolly Parton. Hooman has spoken at and presented at the Sundance film festival, SXSW, Napa Valley, Sonoma, LA Film Fest, Disposable Film Fest in Washington DC, Macworld, Mill Valley Film Fest, SF Film Fest, and most rescently September of 2022 at the Ethiopia Film Festival. Hooman has done missions work all over the world, In South Africa with Bruce Wilkinson’s team, and independently in Costa Rica, Armenia, Bali, Honk Kong, South Korea, Mexico, Germany, Greece, Uganda and South Sudan Hoomans main mission field over the past 20 years has been San Francisco where he serves the homeless.
Hooman was also the choir director of St. Nicholas Antiochian Orthodox Church in San Francisco under Father Gregory Ofiesh Hooman serves terminally ill children suffering with cancer by creating movies with them in their hospital rooms with the mission of spreading joy and igniting their imaginations.