Steve Gill is the Publisher of Tennessee News Leader and CEO of Gill Media, Inc., a Nashville, TN based public affairs, media and marketing company. Gill Media, Inc. counsels companies, individuals and organizations on development and implementation of marketing, media and grassroots-oriented communications strategies.
Additionally, Gill is an attorney and former host of the Steve Gill Show, an influential nationally syndicated radio talk show. He is a political analyst for WKRN News 2 (ABC) in Nashville, and has appeared as a political commentator on Fox News, CNN, MSNBC and other media in the U.S and abroad. Gill is a frequent guest on radio talk shows across the State of Tennessee and throughout the U.S. Talkers Magazine repeatedly recognized Gill among the “100 Most Important Talk Radio Hosts in America” and he has consistently been named among the “100 Most Powerful People in Tennessee”.
As a lawyer, businessman and government official, he has traveled extensively around the world and negotiated business transactions in countries such as Japan, Canada, Mexico, Russia, England, Chile and Argentina. His business and media related travels have also taken him to Peru, Venezuela, Kuwait, Bahrain, Dubai, Iraq, Israel, Brazil, Germany and Ireland. Gill served on the adjunct faculty of Belmont University for over thirteen years, teaching international business and negotiations at the graduate and undergraduate levels. He is currently a member of the International Advisory Board for the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development and the U.S. Department of Commerce District Export Council.
In 1992 he was appointed to a White House Fellowship by President George H.W. Bush and served as Director of Intergovernmental Affairs for the U.S. Trade Representative. During his Fellowship year Gill served in both the Bush and Clinton Administrations, working with Governors and state officials as their primary liaison with the U.S. government on international trade policy.