RIP Brian James
LAST EDITED MARCH 11. 22:20GMT
ALL ACCESS is saddened to report that voiceover legend BRIAN JAMES has suddenly passed away from a heart attack at 4a this morning (3/6), at his home in SCOTTSDALE, AZ. He was 48.
BRIAN is survived by his wife KIMBERLY, his son MAX and a stepdaughter BROOKE.
More details as soon as they are available.
Meanwhile, CLEAR CHANNEL/SOUTHERN COLORADO New Media Mgr. RICH STEVENS has created a discussion board on FACEBOOK. Please visit it to post your thoughts on BRIAN when you click here.
CLEAR CHANNEL Top 40 KZHT/SALT LAKE CITY PD JEFF McCARTNEY has added a BRIAN JAMES tribute page to his site.
And, KDWB/MINNEAPOLIS OM/PD ROB MORRIS has posted a BRIAN JAMES tribute page featuring some of BRIAN’s best work.
“Today, like many others in our industry, we pay tribute to the BEST DAMN VOICE GUY EVER,” says MAGIC BROADCASTING PANAMA CITY Director of Programming and Top 40 WILN (ISLAND 106) PD CHRIS ALAN, who adds, “I’m still in shock! Just 2 weeks ago Brian and I were talking and laughing as I shared with him the news of our GOLD ADDY AWARD that his voice won for us. I can’t believe it!” Check out the ISLAND 106 tribute to BRIAN here.
Brian has voiced KIIS/LosAngeles, Z100/New York, The Power Pig-933 FLZ/TAMPA, CAPITAL RADIO/London, KFRC/SanFrancisco, WSIX/Nashville, WFLA/Tampa, WLW/Cincinnati and Jammin/Boston to name a few.
Chad Rufer, KKMG (Magic FM) Colorado Spings: “Brian was a part of the Magic FM team in Colorado Springs for many years; and was a big part of the success we enjoyed. Here is some fun stuff I dug up to say THANK YOU and You will be missed.
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