Marcellus “The Bassman” Shepard has been an on-air radio personality in commercial and public radio for over twenty years. He’s well known for his distinctive deep voice, which he uses for his afternoon drive shift, “In the Groove”, on WEAA 88.9FM in Baltimore, MD and as co-host of the nationally syndicated “Cool Jazz Countdown”. The Countdown is currently heard on Sirius/ XM and distibuted to 21 stations across the country via NPR Satellite Distribution including: Baltimore, MD (WEAA-88.9FM), Jackson, MS (WJSU 88.1FM), Miami, FL (WDNA 88.9FM), Juneau, Alaska (KRNN), San Juan, PR (WRTU). “The Bassman” is a well known emcee for wide variety of events from the Detroit International Jazz Festival, The Exit 0 Jazz Festival, the Army Science Conference to several pageants within the Miss America Organization, Miss High School & Collegiate America and Miss, Mrs. & Teen International systems.
Currently Marcellus is the, Program and Music Director at WEAA- FM, Baltimore. It’s the 3rd largest African American Public Radio station in the country. Marcellus’ personality has stretched beyond radio as well. He had the pleasure of serving as hosts of “The Baltimore Buzz” which was a weekly news magazine TV program that aired on Comcast. It informed viewers of everything Baltimore by showcasing news and entertainment reports, highlighting organizations in the community making a difference, and spotlighting various neighborhoods. He also hosted a holiday music show for AARP TV. A talented actor, Marcellus had supporting roles in several independent films with national distribution such as “ Hip Hop Task Force” and “Lorenzo & Monica-L.A.F.S.”, with his latest film “Bachelorette’s Degree” , soon to be released on DVD.
English (North American), English
Middle Aged, Senior
Audiobooks, Business, Cartoons, Documentaries, Educational, Internet, Movie Trailers, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Television, Videogames
I'm a 20 plus year broadcast veteran with a very strong, deep, distinctive voice! I'd love to have an opportunity to work with you!
Bachelors of Arts in Radio & TV Broadcasting
Computer & Software
Email, ISDN, Comrex
Same day to 24 hours
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