Ben is an experienced voice-over talent, voice coach and producer. It’s a good bet that you’ve probably heard his voice on your television or radio. His unique, American styled deep baritone voice developed at the young age of 14. Since then, he has earned his living with his voice for over three decades, as a voice-over talent and as a professional singer. His voice-over career began early, at age 16, working as a Disk Jockey for KSAM radio in Huntsville, Texas. About that same age, he began his music career and has literally traveled the world performing his music.
Through the years, Ben’s voice has given him the opportunity to compile a very impressive resume. For four years, he was the on-air co-host of the United Cerebral Palsy Telethon, for WAPT (ABC) Television in Jackson, Mississippi. He also starred in four state-wide television specials for WAPT. He was also the voice for the State of Mississippi 55 I Believe radio and television campaign and is currently the voice of the Mississippi Farm Bureau campaign, Farm Families of Mississippi. He also starred in a nationally released television documentary The Truth About Country Music produced by the Pennzoil Corporation.
For almost twenty years, Ben has been a featured (headliner) entertainer for cruise ships, including Disney, Princess, Royal Caribbean, Norwegian and Royal Viking cruise lines. Ben also has years of extensive experience in the recording industry and currently owns and operates a state-of-the-art professional recording studio. To learn more about Ben’s music career go to: www.benanddanamusic.com and www.cashandfriends.com
Recently, to further his voice-over experience and education, Ben completed a Master Class at Such-A-Voice, receiving personal voice-over coaching and training from Oscar nominated producer, Dan Levine, as well as receiving coaching from Heather Costa, Michelle Falzon and Brian Thon. Ben has also been coached and mentored by nationally renowned voice over talent Susan Berkley.
2011 has been a great year for Ben! His voice has been heard on literally hundreds of local, regional and national radio and video productions this year. From the Texas Tech Football 2011 fire up video, to John Deere Tractors nation wide, Home Federal Bank in Tennessee, The Pizza Ranch in Portland, Oregon, Nike Sports in Mexico, The Million Dollar Quartet in New York and Chicago; to Don’t Mess with Texas in Austin, to countless political video and radio spot in Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas, Virginia and Washington. It’s been a banner year!