Gail Mitchell

Executive Director of R&B/Hip Hop

Gail Mitchell is Billboard’s executive director of R&B/Hip-Hop. Mitchell holds a bachelor's degree in communications from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles and serves on the board of LMU’s African-American Alumni Association (AAAA) as well as on the editorial advisory board for the university’s alumni publication, LMU. Mitchell is the 2014 recipient of the Living Legends Foundation’s Media Award and the 2013 recipient of LMU/AAAA’s William L. Strickland ’71 Excellence Award. Her music industry service also includes two terms as a national trustee representing the Los Angeles Chapter of the Recording Academy.