Production, Voiceover King Bill Young Dies
June 2, 2014 at 4:34 AM (PT)
Condolences to family and friends of radio programmer, voiceover specialist, and BILL YOUNG PRODUCTIONS founder BILL YOUNG, who has passed away, according to a message on his company's website. YOUNG programmed KILT-A/HOUSTON in the Top 40 days and in 1981 created his company, a production and marketing business that creates marketing, music videos, commercials, and websites. He also wrote the book "Dead Air: The Rise and Demise of Music Radio."
The message reads, "It is with great sadness we must inform you of the passing of our founder, leader, and mentor BILL YOUNG. BILL was not only the driving force of our industry – he created it, and most certainly was the voice of it. We will miss BILL’s incredible voice and big heart every day.
"In lieu of flowers, the family requests that a contribution be made to the ALPHA-1 FOUNDATION at www.alpha-1foundation.org, or to the charity of your choice. Tributes may be left on the website of the SETTEGAST-KOPF FUNERAL HOME at SUGAR CREEK."