Before the ACLU, Billy was the communications specialist for Fairness West Virginia, the statewide LGBTQ+ civil rights organization. Before that, he handled communications for the West Virginia Conservation Agency, a division of state government responsible for protecting the Mountain State’s water and soil resources. A Morgantown native and 10-year veteran of the state’s newspaper industry, Billy was the entertainment editor of the former Charleston Daily Mail. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from West Virginia University.
Billy lives in Charleston with his husband, Travis, their dog, and cats.