Dan Vallie Hill

Email: valliehill@appstate.edu

Office Hours: By appointment, Manager of WASU

Courses Currently Teaching:

  • COM 2315 Radio Class

Teaching and Research Specialties:

  • Radio Broadcasting

Creative Work:

  • Work with broadcasters nationally including iHeart, Beasley Media Group, Curtis Media, Entercom, Urban One, Cumulus, and others through the National Radio Talent System
  • Contributor to various broadcast publications


  • Contributed to: Creating Powerful Radio, a Communicators Handbook" & "The Powerful Radio Workbook"-Valerie Geller "Music Research 
  • The Silver Bullet to Eternal Success"-Tom Kelly 
  • "Wizard of the Wind"-Don Keith was dedicated to Dan Vallie and among other broadcasters 
  • ""Good Day! The Paul Harvey Story" by Paul Batura (Dan contributed a blurb for the back of the book cover)

Recent Awards:

  • Golden Mic Award, Georgia Association of Broadcasters (2019)
  • North Carolina Association of Broadcasters Wade Hargrove Award (2017) Award of Community Leadership
  • The Rockwell Award for Inspirational Leadership and Accomplishment from Conclave Minneapolis (2016)
  • Georgia Radio Hall of Fame (2016)
  • Jacobs MediaRadio's Most Innovative Award (2015)
  • Rockwell Lifetime Achievement Award, The Conclave (2015)


  • Atlanta School of Radio and TV Broadcasting
Title: Practitioner-in-Residence, General Manager WASU FM and Director of the Kellar Radio Talent Institute
Department: Department of Communication

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-7621

Office address
Beasley Media Complex 208