Gary Hill Jr. had already become familiar to Mariners fans, who regularly listen to the radio broadcast, as a fill-in play-by-play man, a pregame and postgame host and creator/host of the organization’s daily podcast during the season.
But now, he will join the Mariners’ radio broadcast team on a full-time basis. In February 2018, the team announced that Hill was named as the executive producer/engineer for the organization’s radio broadcast.
He graduated from Washington State University in 2000 with a B.A. in Communications and a B.S. in Psychology.
Besides his previous part-time work with the Mariners, he has also appeared on local radio in a variety of other sports, serving as play-by-play for baseball (University of Washington, Washington State University), softball (University of Washington), basketball (Seattle Storm, Seattle University, University of Puget Sound, The Evergreen State College) and football (University of Puget Sound). He is currently the voice of the University of Washington women’s basketball team.
Hill and his wife, Mary, live in Des Moines with their son, Baker, and daughter, Finley.