Heading up the Reader’s Digest Podcast Team for AIRSLA
Bobbin Beam Leads Readers’ Digest Podcast Team for AIRSLA
Escondido, CA: Bobbin Beam, voice actress, has recently become team leader and production coordinator for the Reader’s Digest podcasts heard at AIRSLA.org. Voice-overs.com’s, Julie Williams, launched the podcast effort in 2007, and recently selected Bobbin Beam to continue the monthly podcast while Williams plans to expand into similar productions for other magazines.
Several of America’s best known voice actors quietly give of their time and voices each month to record Reader’s Digest Articles for the blind for the AIRSLA website, based in Los Angeles. The AIRS website – which stands for Audio Internet Reading Service of Los Angeles (AIRS), offers an Internet-based radio station that broadcasts to visually impaired individuals. In the past, radio reading services have used FM radio sub carriers as a broadcast medium. AIRS uses the Internet because coverage is accessible world-wide. Programs can be received on any computer or, by those who do not use a computer, through an Internet radio.
The monthly podcasts co-produced by voice actress Bobbin Beam, remain a production of voice-overs.com can be heard at http://airsla.org/readers_digest.asp,
Featured voices include: Harlan Hogan, Larry Wayne, Julie Williams, Linda O’Brien, DC Goode, Janet Ault, Connie Terwilliger, September Day Leach, Doug Turkel, Erin Minto, Sean Copeland, Colin Campbell, Dave Shropshire, and Kara Edwards. Post production for the Readers’ Digest podcasts is by Steven Powell.
Side Note: According to a spokesperson for AIRSLA, the podcasts have helped achieve a total of 87,000 hits during August (the last month for which there are complete stats) “It may also interest you to know that our listeners downloaded a total of8,517 minutes of Reader’s Digest podcasts during that month.”