Billy Dukes is a Senior Editor and Executive Producer at Taste of Country, where he has over 11,000 articles to his name. His media background includes jobs as music director at WQDR 94.7 in Raleigh, N.C.; writer for Recoil Magazine, a monthly out of Grand Rapids, Mich.; and writer for the Kalamazoo Gazette in Kalamazoo, Mich. The Western Michigan University graduate followed a girl to Raleigh in 2006 and wisely married her one year later. In 2014, they moved to Nashville, where they now live with their three sons. In his free time, Billy enjoys playing and watching baseball, cycling and home renovation.
Runaway June Are Better After Bonding With St. Jude Patient Mikey
Mikey was just learning to walk after being treated for tumors in his eyes.
Randy Owen Singing ‘Amazing Grace’ With Young Man at St. Jude Is Everything You Need Today
Moments like this were plentiful on this night.
Stephanie Quayle Cherishes the Mental Healing of St. Jude
You see a lot of smiles at St. Jude, which is something Quayle admits she did not expect.
FGL’s Brian Kelley Leads Inspiring ‘No More Chemo’ Party During St. Jude Concert in Nashville
Actually, St. Jude patient Ian was the star.
LoCash Learn to Not Sweat the Small Stuff at St. Jude
Now fathers themselves, the experience has changed LoCash.
Hunter Hayes Is So Inspired by the Strength of St. Jude Kids
"The sense of positive spirit is incredible," the "Heartbreak" singer tells Taste of Country.
Brantley Gilbert and Other Stars Know a Secret About St. Jude
What they learn from kids battling cancer and other life-threatening illnesses is life-changing.
In a Mother’s Words: Why St. Jude and Country Cares Matter
"Everything we read said that we would take our baby home and just wait for his disease to progress — that he would die."