Chris is host of "The Drive with Dillon", one of the longest running morning shows in the market. Born in Atlanta, Georgia and a child of the 70's Chris grew up with Slinky's, Stretch Armstrong and Mr. Microphone.
Chris' radio career started in 2003 working in the news department at WICH-AM 1310, 97.7 WCTY and 100.9 WKNL before becoming Program Director and morning host on 98.7 WNLC in 2005.
Before life in broadcasting, Chris was an aircraft mechanic in the U.S. Navy (VXE-6) from 1993 to 1997 and spent time in New Zealand, Hawaii, Antarctica (where he met his wife, true story) and other totally cool places around the globe. Chris previously worked for Applied Materials in the semiconductor industry and at Intel in Hudson, MA before pursuing his love of broadcasting.
When Chris was in high school he was a band geek! He started working at age 15 and when he wasn't marching in the band he was a cook at an awesome neighborhood steak house called Ernie's in Marietta, GA.
Chris moved to Connecticut from Chicago in 2000 and lives in Connecticut's quiet corner of Killingly. Chris and his wife Donnel have a daughter, Avery born in 2010.
Chris's Loves are: Family, faith, the United States military, pizza, Tom Petty, R.E.M. his Jeep Wrangler, the Chicago Bears and Cubs, his 60 inch TV, the Golden Girls, playing poker, UCONN basketball, USF Football (his wife's alma-mater), and last but not least, laughing his a** off!
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