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Jim Drake

Jim Drake

Cumberland, Maryland, US
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Jim Drake

Jim Drake



Experienced at Writing and Producing Show Open and Closes, News Promos and Teases, Image Liners, Sweepers, and Voicing Commercial Announcements. Can read a piece of Copy.


English (North American)


North American, US Mid-Atlantic


Middle Aged, Senior

Special Skills

Audiobooks, Business, Educational, Internet, Music, Radio, Telephone, Television, Videogames


Worked at 14ZYQ-Z-104 Frederick, MD. Voiced their Promos for years. Did liners for WAVA, Arlington when they were AOL. Worked for Loo Katz at WWDC, Washington. Hired by Bill Bailey as Production Voice for Rock-WKYS in Washington while it was Disco 93. Then, worked for Donnie Simpson as he developed his 'dis-n-dat' format and KYS went to #1 in DC. Have Programmed several radio Stations. Left the business full-time but for over twenty years was the Voice of WBOC-TV16, Sailsbury, MD.
Retired, Re-Married, Re-Located to Cumberland, MD. Currently doing Morning Fill-In on WCBC1270AM, and Promos and Liners for them and their FM, Classic Hits 107. Team player who wants to win.



Attended Allegany College of Maryland. Started in Radio in 1968.

*On Honorable Withdraw with AFTRA-SAG-D.C.-can re-activate.


  • Microphone

    Rode NT1 Condenser

  • Computer & Software

    Sony Sound Forge

  • Special Equipment

    Focus Rite pre-Amp

  • Delivery Methods

    Drop Box, e-mail attachment, can provide CD - extra charge

  • Turnaround Time

    accepting copy beginning at 4 AM, First In First Out, on Daily Work. Quick Turnaround on larger projects.

Service Description

Can provide Liners, daily News Teases, Promos, Sweepers and Voice Commercial Announcements. An "intimate", textured delivery or "Authoritative", depending on the need of the Customer. Cold read or produced with your Jingle or Bed.

Voice Over Clients

WCBC-AM Talk Radio, Classic Hits 107 FM, Cumberland, MD
McClarran-Williams Agency, Cumberland, MD Voiceover work
WRC Stream-World Radio Classics, Washington, DC Promos-Liners-DJ

Payment Terms

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