Skip Essick News


Skip is a 45-year broadcast veteran who started as an on-air personality in the 1970’s at WGRD, the #1 Rock station in Grand Rapids, Michigan. During this time, he was trained to write and deliver News by the legendary J. Paul Huddleston (KHJ in Los Angeles). Throughout the ‘80’s & 90’s, Skip programmed and managed some of America’s top stations including WJR in Detroit and WHAS in Louisville. He also managed a 17-station group for Clear Channel in Michigan. In 2007, Skip retired from radio management, relocated to Fresno and reconnected with his love of radio news at One Putt Broadcasting, where he continues to write & voice 75 Newscasts each week.