"Industry Spotlight"

Skip Dillard

Graham "Skip" Dillard is celebrating his 10th year as the Operations Manager for Emmis stations WBLS/WLIB in New York City; which is currently ranked #3 by Nielsen (in the most recent ratings)...arguably, making WBLS the #1 Urban formatted station in the country.

Skip's career began at Hampton University's WHOV-FM while a student also, volunteering during Summers at North Carolina A&T State University's WNAA-FM.   Dillard's career has taken him to great radio markets including Detroit, Buffalo, New Orleans, San Francisco and Washington DC.  In addition to radio, Skip served as Top 40 and Urban managing editor for Billboard Magazine's AirPlay Monitor from 2003-2004.

Skip has received numerous honors in his career including "Top PD's in America", 2009, 2011 and 2012 Radio Ink Magazine, Certificate of Merit for Community Service, U.S. Congress 2002 and Living Legend's Foundation 2011.  He also received the Proclamation of service to New York State and New York City Hall 2017.   Dillard was most recently voted to the Executive Board of the Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce in October 2017.  

A Queens New York Native raised in Greensboro NC, Skip's hobbies and passions include photography, reading, technology, playing the piano and travel. Skip resides in Northern New Jersey with his wife Esther and son Nicholas. 

"NABOB Media Sales Institute"

To The 2018 MSI  Graduates

June 14, 2018
"Career Connections"
2018 MSI Recruiting Companies

We re Hiring

NABOB members and MSI Sponsors were eligible to attend, recruit and hire for entry and mid-level media sales positions, in their AD Sales departments.  For next year's recruitment information contact PSP at 301-595-1871 or dana@pspconsulting.net

NABOB members and MSI Sponsors are also eligible to submit current media sales openings, throughout the year. For more information contact  PSP at  301-595-1871.
Media "Learning" Series
On July 10, 2018 at 2PM (EST) - Skip Dillard, Operations Manager for WBLS/WLIB New York will host next month's Webinar. 

"Music  Scheduling...
It May Be A Cheaper Way Forward!"

Contact knickens@nabob.org to register by 5 p.m. on July 9, 2018.  This series is free for NABOB member stations and MSI graduates.
"NABOB Highlights"
"2018 Public Service Initiative"

Thanks to our participating
NABOB Members
Carter Broadcasting Group - MO
Davis Broadcasting - GA 
Glory Communications - SC
New Perspective Media - SC

President, Jim Winston


"42nd" NABOB
Fall Management Conference
JW Marriott Washington, DC

OCTOBER 4 - 5, 2018 


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