Nebraska Authors

Don Gill

Born 1929-05-02 Long Beach, CA (USA)

Died 2014-01-03
Lincoln, NE (USA)

Lincoln, NE (USA)
Lincoln Memorial Park

Sports journalist Don Gill, "Voice of the Huskers," was named Nebraska Sportscaster of the Year five times while play-by-play announcer broadcasting Husker games on KLIN radio. After serving as station manager at KLIN, he accepted a position as Director of Development at Nebraska ETV (now NET), serving in that position from 1985-1997. For many years he was the host of "Big Band Spotlight" on NET Radio.

Places Lived

Long Beach, CA
Concordia, KS
Hays, KS
Goodland, KS
St. Joseph, MO
Alliance, NE
Lincoln, NE

Author Of

  • Journalism


Radio Broadcaster; NETV; Sports Broadcaster


Undergraduate Studies, Kansas


Broadcaster, Armed Forces Radio Network
Station Manager at KLIN Radio, Lincoln, NE
Radio Broadcaster with NET Radio, Lincoln, NE
Director of Development at NETV, Lincoln, NE (1985-1997)

Places Worked

KLIN Radio, Lincoln, NE
NET Radio, Lincoln, NE
NETV, Lincoln, NE
KNCK, Concordia, KS


Elected to the Hall of Fame for the Nebraska Broadcasters Association
Nebraska Sportscaster of the Year Award, five-time winner


Nebraska Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame

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