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,
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.