Voice of Steele
IMPACT RADIO Hot AC KZMG (MY 102.7)/BOISE, ID adds VO/Imaging pro JAMES STEELE as their station voice. STEELE joins JESSICA GEE, who serves as the station's female voice.
PD BOOKER tells ALL ACCESS, "I worked with JAMES in MELBOURNE, FL at WBVD. He has always blown me away with his imaging, voiceover and production skills. JAMES will be the perfect fit to help spice our imaging up a bit on KZMG!"
STEELE, who handles nights and imaging for ALPHA Top 40 WXYK ... more »
Congratulations to VO and production/imaging pro KATIE GREEN, who is leaving the ENTERCOM/MEMPHIS cluster to join THE MIX GROUP as a producer.
KATIE posted on her blog, "I will be the first female producer with THE MIX GROUP working from my home studio on imaging and promos for radio stations worldwide. I start JANUARY 2nd. I still can't believe it. I'm humbled and anxious to get started."
THE MIX GROUP Pres. JASON GARTE tells ALL ACCESS, "I am BEYOND ... more »
Recently-arrived PD CHRIS RYAN checks in from NEUHOFF MEDIA Top 40 WSOY (Y103)/DECATUR, IL with news of a station "re-launch." Y103's fresh new sound is spearheaded with the addition of JAMES STEELE as the station's new voice. Check out STEELE's demo here.
RYAN tells ALL ACCESS, "I'm excited to have JAMES as my new voice guy! I was looking for someone to give the station a fresh, young vibe as I revamp the overall presentation of the ... more »
Further Engaging Hispanic Listeners
SPANISH BROADCASTING SYSTEM's AIRE RADIO NETWORKS has added INTERCAMBIO MEDIA's EN EL AIRE prep service and FUXION audio imaging services to its ad sales representation and affiliate services lineup, effective JANUARY 1st.
"Building a radio network that engages Hispanics with quality programming and music experiences across the U.S. has been the cornerstone of AIRE RADIO NETWORKS. Our new partnership with Intercambio is another example of our growth and commitment to the Hispanic market," said AIRE EVP ELISA TORRES. "We are looking forward to working with INTERCAMBIO MEDIA on adding an innovative platform to AIRE for our listeners, affiliates and clients.”
CBS RADIO/ATLANTA Imaging Director ANDY WEST has resigned and tells ALL ACCESS, "I can’t announce my new gig yet -- but it’s big! My last day will be next FRIDAY (12/9)."
WEST handled chores for Urban WVEE (V-103) Sports WZGC (92-9 THE GAME) and News/Talk WAOK-A.
After a brief hiatus, multi-format radio and television voiceover imaging stalwart JOHN GUIDRY returns to the business and signs with former agent HOSS and NATE ZEITZ at CESD TALENT AGENCY.
JOHN REILLY has signed with NATE ZEITZ and HOSS at CESD TALENT for Voiceovers.
He has also added CUMULUS WMOS (THE WOLF)/NEW LONDON, CUMULUS WSJR (NASH FM)/WILKES BARRE and WBCK/BATTLE CREEK to his roster of stations which include News powerhouses KNX/LOS ANGELES, WBZ/BOSTON, WPRO/PROVIDENCE and more.
Signs With CESD
Voiceover/imaging talent GARY MCCLENAGHAN has signed with CESD TALENT AGENCY. GARY delivers with edge, personality, and a range of character voices to improvise and expand on your creative.
From left, Drake Donovan, Jason Garte and Justin Luvv at #reelmix2016
REELMIX 2016, the debut production/imaging/voiceover conference from THE MIX GROUP and REELWORLD kicked off day two with another "Imaging Master Class," featuring PRODUCTION VAULT's ANDY JACKSON. NEAL MARTIN and BEN MARKS demonstrating the magic that they create in PROTOOLS.
A time management panel followed, hosted by MIX GROUP's JUAN TOBAR, REELWORLD's LAURA MATHER and PRODUCTION VAULT's VICTOR LISLE. Afternoon sessions include a jingle tutorial ... more »
The inaugural REELMIX 2016, a new seminar for imaging, production and voiceover pros, is underway at THE LOFT AT BAYSHORE in MIAMI. The sold out event is the result of a collaboration between REELWORLD and THE MIX GROUP.
Moderators for the event include THE MIXGROUP's JASON GARTE and JUAN TOBAR, REELWORLD's JASON ROWE, CRAIG WALLACE, VICTOR LISLE, CHRIS KELLY and ROBERT EHRBAR, as well as DAVE FOXX.
WEDNESDAY's panelists include JOHN FROST, Z100's MARK MEDINA and STAXX, iHEART's STEVE DUBBZ, STAR 94's TONY LORINO, VO pros DR. DAVE and RACHEL MCGRATH and many more.
Look for lots of social media coverage at #reelmix2016.
BENZTOWN will release the third annual BENZTOWN 50 List of Radio’s Biggest Imaging Voices, the radio industry’s exclusive listing of the top 50 voiceover artists in the U.S. and CANADA. The BENZTOWN 50 list will be based on several criteria, including number of radio station affiliates, station size and market.
BENZTOWN has partnered with P1 MEDIA GROUP to compile and analyze industry data that will be the foundation for this distinction. The list is currently in ... more »
CHUCK MATTHEWS VOICEOVERS, LLC, proud to welcome CUMULUS MEDIA Classic Hits WRQN/TOLEDO as an imaging client. This is a bit full circle as CHUCK was the in-house Imaging Dir. for the cluster 2005-08. CHUCK says "This is an absolute thrill! Really excited to be on board with WRQN and PD CLIFF SMITHERS. I love the Classic Hits format!"
CHUCK is available on retainer or barter via BENZTOWN BRANDING. Other imaging clients include CUMULUS MEDIA Rockers KQRS/MINNEAPOLIS and WGRF/BUFFALO. For Classic Hits or Classic Rock demos, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.