Jill was raised in a Christian home in Western Pennsylvania along with her two siblings. She has lived in Pennsylvania, Illinois, Iowa, Tennessee, Wisconsin, Georgia and Alabama. She graduated college with a degree in Journalism/Mass Communication & History. She is married to Brad, sports editor/consumer experience director of the Montgomery Advertiser and a licensed local United Methodist pastor. Their daughter Ayla married Rob in October 2015 and their son Anton married Kayla in June 2016.
While a disc jockey in college, Jill didn't resume a radio career until later. She has been a stay-at-home mom and freelance writer for various newspapers and magazines, photographer, adult education leader and worship leader. She loves to teach the Bible, hoping everyone will come to know Christ through God's Living Word and the loving actions of His children. She loves the beach, gardening, photography, is a movie buff, loves to listen to Christian music, write, eat chocolate, grow God's Kingdom, laugh and worship fully. She collects crosses, chimes and unique Old Maid decks of cards. And she is unbelievably in love with God.