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Stephen G Hill Currently The Executive Producer Of The BET Awards.

Named #1 on The Source magazine’s 2006 list of most influential executives in the music industry, Stephen Hill currently serves as executive vice president of Entertainment and Music programming for Black Entertainment Television (BET).  His responsibilities include managing and directing the creation, development and production of music programming at BET.   Hill oversees the production of the network’s current music programs including 106 & Park, Rap City, and network specials SPRING BLING and RIP THE RUNWAY. Hill also serves as Executive Producer for the BET Awards. (2002-Present) and the BET Hip Hop Awards.


Prior to joining BET in 1999, Hill served four years at MTV in New York City as director of music programming.  As director, Hill was responsible for selecting and programming all genres of videos for airplay, working with talent and supervising the network’s standards processes.

Hill got his start in the music industry during his time working with industry legend, Elroy Smith, who was

(DefJam Recording Artist Rudy Currenc X Stephan Hill)

program director at WILD-AM in Boston, MA.  Upon Smith’s departure, Hill was promoted to program director.  In 1993, Hill and his team took WILD-AM to its highest rating ever, beating six full-time FM stations in the process.   Hill has also done extensive work with ABC Radio Network’s Urban Gold Format by launching their 24-hour format.  Gaining many accolades for his work with ABC Radio Networks, he also served as executive producer for the Tom Joyner Morning Show.


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