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Broadcasting executive

George David Lilly, American broadcasting executive. With United States Army, 1957-1959. Member National Association Broadcasters.


Lilly, George David was born on November 4, 1934 in Winchester, Massachusetts, United States. Son of George M. and Eleanor (Hamlin) Lilly.


Bachelor of Science in Communication Arts, Boston University, 1956.


Manager, Station WGAN-television, Portland, Maine., 1960-1969;manager, Station WIVB-television, Buffalo, 1969-1980;vice president television operations, Park television, Ithaca, New York, 1980-1983;principal, president, BK&K, Inc., Syracuse, New York, since 1986;principal, president, SJL Broadcast Management Corporation, Billings, Montana and Montecito, California, 1984-1995;owner, SJL Broadcast Management Corporation, Kansas, 1988-1995;principal, director, Fayetteville, North Carolina, since 1985;owner, Station KTVQ-television, Billings, since 1984;owner, Station WKFT-television, Fayetteville, since 1985;owner, Station WSTM-television, Syracuse, since 1986. Member Columbia Broadcasting System Affiliates Government Relations committee, 1986. Owner Station KSNW-television, Wichita, Station KSNC-television, Great Bend, Kansas, Station KSNG-television, Garden City, Kansas, Station KSNK-television, Overlin, Nebraska, Station KSNT-television, Topeka, Station WJRT-television, Flint, Michigan, 1989, SJL Communications, Inc., since 1996, KSBY-television, San Luis Obispo, California, since 1996, WICU-television, Erie, Pennsylvania, since 1996, WFXP-television (LMA), Erie, Pennsylvania, since 1996.


  • Avocations: skiing, private pilot.


With United States Army, 1957-1959. Member National Association Broadcasters.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: skiing, private pilot.


Children: Brian, Kevin, Kristin.

George M. Lilly

Eleanor (Hamlin) Lilly

Brian Lilly

Kevin Lilly

Kristin Lilly