David And Goliath-Style Throw Down Slated For Iron Imager Contest 2014
March 19, 2014 at 4:55 AM (PT)
BENZTOWN has chosen Hot AC imaging specialist BRADY GOODMAN, Imaging Dir. of KZPT/KANSAS CITY, as a finalist in the third annual Iron Imager Contest, an international radio imaging contest where production professionals compete for cash and other prizes and the title of World’s Best Imager. GOODMAN will face off against Iron Imager 2013 titleholder, DAN KELLY, Creative Services Dir. at WPLJ and WNSH/NEW YORK, in a head-to-head live competition on APRIL 3rd at the ROOSEVELT HOTEL HOLLYWOOD.
BENZTOWN also announced TODAY (3/19) the Iron Imager Contest judges, including JUSTIN CHASE, VP/Programming, BEASLEY BROADCAST GROUP; JAKE KAPLAN, Creative Services Dir., KAMP/LOS ANGELES; and JIMMY STEAL, VP/Programming, EMMIS and KPWR/LOS ANGELES PD. BENZTOWN is making donations to the charity of each judge’s choice. The charity that CHASE has chosen is CHILDREN’S MIRACLE NETWORK; KAPLAN’s chosen charity is THE TREVOR PROJECT; and STEAL’s charity of choice is THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY.
BENZTOWN Pres. DAVE “CHACHI” DENES said, “With two of the world’s most highly skilled imagers -- both Hot AC pros from very different markets -- competing as finalists, Iron Imager Contest 2014 will be one for the books. We are pleased that JUSTIN CHASE, JAKE KAPLAN and JIMMY STEAL have agreed to take on the difficult task of determining which of these two very talented imagers will take home the title of World’s Best Imager for 2014.”