She lives in North London with her partner Sara, a camera operator, and they are planning a civil partnership.
She was ranked 33 in the Pink List 2011, 18 in the Pride Power List 2011, 18 in the World Pride Power List 2012 and 17 in the World Pride Power List 2013. The World Pride Power List 2013 citation said:
- "Always open about her sexual orientation, Hill has been a presenter and BBC newsreader for many years. She has worked on many high-profile stories, including the elections of Barack Obama. She has presented the European Diversity Awards since 2011."
- http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-2062245/Jane-Hill-marry-girlfriend-Sara-Shepherd-civil-partnership-ceremony.html "Jane Hill to marry girlfriend Sara Shepherd in civil partnership ceremony" Mail Online, 16 November 2011