Buzz On: Skip Dillard

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Graham “Skip” Dillard

Skip Dillard

Graham “Skip” Dillard was born in Queens, New York, raised in Greensboro, North Carolina and is a product of Black College Radio as a graduate of Hampton University.  A true radio man, Skip has worked in strong radio markets including Norfolk, Greensboro, New Orleans, Detroit, Buffalo, San Francisco, Washington DC and New York City.  He took a year off from radio in 2003 to be the Top 40/Urban Editor for Billboard’s Airplay Monitor. For the past five years, Skip has served as Operations Manager for YMF Media’s flagship stations WLIB and WBLS in New York City, America’s number one market. Skip is married to wife Ester and they have a son, Nicholas.

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Ester, Nicholas and Skip

My favorite person in the whole world is:

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My son Nicholas. He makes me laugh constantly.

A couple of my greatest mentors are:

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Skip Dillard, Tony Gray, George Faison, Hal Jackson, Charles M Warfield Jr, Vaughn Harper, Gerald Alston and Ray Chew.

 The sexiest person I don’t personally know is:

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Audra McDonald

If I could have dinner with anyone, living or dead, past or present; it would be:

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Nelson Mandela

My favorite artist also made my favorite album of all-time:

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Stevie Wonder “Songs In the Key of Life”

The song I can’t stop listening to at the moment is:

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Justin Timberlake “Take Back The Night”

If I hear this song one more time I’ll go nuts:

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Robin Thicke “Blurred Lines” I loved it for the first 4 months.

My favorite movie is:

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Spike Lee’s “She’s Gotta Have It”
A lesson in great storytelling on a budget!

The last movie I saw was:

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Mandela-Long Walk to Freedom

My favorite actor is:

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Denzel Washington

My favorite sports team is:

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Georgetown Men’s Basketball

My all-time favorite athlete is:

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Julius “Dr. J” Erving

My favorite vacation spot is:

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Bermuda

My favorite TV Show is:

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Scandal

My guilty pleasure is:

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An occasional glass of wine

My dream car is:

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Maserati Quattroporte

My favorite city is:

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Come on Kev… you know it’s New York City!
Skip and friends
Maxx Myrick, Tony Gray, Skip, Karen Slade and the late Jerry Boulding

 

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