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Benztown Releases Fourth Annual Top 50 VO List


Benztown has released its fourth annual Benztown 50 List of Radio's Biggest Imaging Voices, a listing of the top 50 voiceover artists in the U.S. and Canada. Benztown enlisted P1 Media Group to compile and analyze industry data that was the foundation for the list. This year's Benztown 50 reflects increased industry participation and interest, with more than 300 U.S. and Canadian radio groups providing information. The Benztown 50 is based on several criteria, including number of radio station affiliates, station size and market.

Benztown President Dave "Chachi" Denes said, "Four years ago, we launched the Benztown 50 to raise awareness of the critical role that voiceover professionals play in creating powerful radio brands. Today, the value of voiceover professionals in the ever-evolving business of audio branding is undeniable. As an industry leader in producing high quality radio voiceover, imaging and audio branding, Benztown is proud to again recognize our industry's most accomplished voiceover talent across the U.S. and Canada. We congratulate the talented people who comprise this year's Benztown 50, and thank them for their continued contributions and leadership, as they set the highest standards of excellence in audio branding."

The following voiceover professionals comprise this year's Benztown 50. They will be honored at a reception at the W Hotel Hollywood on Thursday, May 3 at the Worldwide Radio Summit.

2017 Benztown 50 (in alphabetical order)

  • John Beach
  • Blaze Berdahl
  • Jeff Berlin
  • Sean Caldwell
  • Beth Cameron
  • Joe Cipriano
  • Jude Corbett
  • Chris Corley
  • Jim Cutler
  • Cousin Deke
  • Ann DeWig
  • Chad Erickson
  • Dr. Dave Ferguson
  • Scott Fisher
  • Dave Foxx
  • Donna Frank
  • Pete Gustin
  • Lynn Hoffman
  • Vanessa James
  • Dave Kampel
  • Jake Kaplan
  • David Kaye
  • Austin Keyes
  • Jeff Laurence
  • Brian Lee
  • Scott Matthews
  • Rachel McGrath
  • Jim Merkel
  • Damon Oaks
  • Drew Patterson
  • Allan Peck
  • John Reilly
  • George W. Robinson
  • Melody Sharp
  • Roberta Solomon
  • Joanna Stadwiser
  • Steve Stone
  • Jen Sweeney
  • Paul Turner
  • Heather Walters
  • Neil Wilson
  • Kelly Doherty
  • John Willyard
  • Jason Burns
  • Pat Garrett
  • Wendy K. Gray
  • Steve Kamer
  • Harry Legg
  • John Pleisse
  • Rich Van Slyke
For more information, visit benztown.com.

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