Gary McKillips is a free-lance writer and broadcaster, a regular contributor to the Atlanta Business Chronicle and a correspondent for AP Radio Sports and MLB on Sirius/XM. He is a former public relations executive with Turner Broadcasting, Georgia State University and the University of Tennessee.
Gary is a correspondent for AP Radio Sports and MLB on Sirius/XM, covering all Atlanta professional and collegiate sports. He has reported from Super Bowls, the World Series, the college football national championship, NCAA basketball tournament, the Tour Championship, Summer and Winter Olympics and other major events. While in Upstate New York he called play-by-play of over 500 football and basketball games. He headed public relations for Turner Sports where he coordinated PR for the telecasts of the Goodwill Games in Russia, the Braves and the NBA and NFL on TNT. As a regular contributor to the Atlanta Business Chronicle, Gary writes on a variety of subjects including sports, the economy, real estate, and business. He has contributed to three books including Total Mets, a comprehensive history of the New York Mets. He will soon host the Sports Across the Board podcast.
In addition to his work as Vice President of corporate and sports public relations for Turner Broadcasting, Gary headed PR for Contel Corporation, the University of Tennessee and Georgia State's Robinson College of Business. He is a member of the prestigious College of Fellows of the Public Relations Society of America, and has won several awards from that organization. He specializes in the public relations impact of sports programs on the overall university. He authored a paper titled "Big Time Sports Lead to Big Time PR Challenges."
Gary can be reached via email at firstname.lastname@example.org