Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Milli Mills Biography
Milli Mills (a.k.a. Mildred Batts) received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) in Speech and Theater with a concentration in Communication in 1988. It was 1987 at AM-1590 KYDE when Program Director Marinelle Howard, gave Mildred her first on-air break as a college intern student from UAPB. Mildred patented the on-air alias name ‘Milli Mills’ from legendary east coast Hip-Hop mogul, Melle Mel. Since then, Milli has worked in various broadcast markets as a radio personality in Arkansas, Memphis, and Dallas at various formats. These include KCLT-FM – West Helena, KYDE-AM – Pine Bluff, KIPR-FM – Little Rock (all located in Arkansas); WHRK-K-97 FM, KJMS – 101.1 FM, WRVR – 104.5 FM, KXHT – Hot 107.1 FM, WLOK – Gospel AM, WMC – 99.7 FM, and Star 98.1 FM, Classic Hits all located in Memphis, Tennessee; and AM Heaven 97 KHVN and KRNB – 105.7 FM in Dallas, Texas.
From February 2002 – May 2011, Milli was weekend radio personality at Citadel Media, (formerly ABC Radio Networks) in Dallas, TX where she could be heard through syndication in various markets across the country on the Adult Contemporary format, Today’s Hits and Yesterday’s Favorites, www.hitsandfavorites.com. After building an extensive radio career, 18 years later Milli obtained a Master of Arts degree in Organizational Management on October 20, 2004 from the University of Phoenix to polish up her business savvy. Currently, Milli is enrolled in Walden University’s Doctoral Program pursuing a Doctorate Degree in Education – Teacher Leadership.
Milli is also a Voice-Over Artist, Choreographer, and seasoned actress. She has voiced many local and regional radio and TV commercials mainly in the Arkansas and Memphis markets as well as appeared in a few local and regional TV commercials, performed with the Hip-Hop dance troop, Suave`ious, was an extra in the 1993 Tom Cruise blockbuster movie, The Firm, and was chosen in 1998 by Ebony Magazine as one of the Top 25 ‘Most Successful Black Female Singles’ in America.
From 2008 - 2014, Milli served as Precinct Chair of her precinct in Valley Ranch, a sub-community of Irving, TX.
Adding another title to her name, Milli is now Executive Chair/CEO of a 501 (C) (3) Non-Profit Organization, Millhouse Entertainment, www.millhouseentertainment.com. The mission of Millhouse Entertainment is to cultivate enrichment for youth in the area of artistic development throug