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Brent bass Brent Bass, Executive Director is a native of Indianapolis, IN and a graduate of Purdue University, Brent has been a part of the broadcasting world for 30+ years. He began with the Audichron Company as a meteorologist and announcer, then moved to The Weather Channel Atlanta for 23 years. He helped build the TMC radio network serving weather forecasts to hundreds of radio stations across the United States, as well as launching broadcast channels on Sirius and XM Satellite Radio, and developing online sources for audio weather forecasts. In 2013 Brent brought his extensive broadcasting, technology and management experience to the Georgia Radio Reading Service. “I am truly honored to be able to serve this incredible organization and the thousands of listeners of GaRRS. I know that even with advancements in technology, nothing can replace the one-to-one connection that is created between our fantastic volunteer readers and the Blind, Low-Vision, and Print-disabled who hear our broadcast every day.” Outside of GaRRS, Brent spends his time with his wife and two children. Brent is a musician and loves travel and food. While the Atlanta Braves are his favorite baseball team his allegiance in football will always go to his Indianapolis Colts and Purdue Boilermakers.

 

 

Kevin B Kevin Burnup began his career with GaRRS as a Board Operator in 1985, eventually becoming the first Station Manager of the GaRRS Macon Studio. In 1992, Kevin accepted a full-time position with the Macon Convention and Business Bureau, although continuing his commitment to GaRRS as a volunteer reader. Kevin currently works part-time as a Producer for GaRRS while also serving the public through the Georgia Aquarium. Since 1997, Kevin has served as a producer, a reader, and a board operator for GaRRS in Atlanta on a regular basis.

 

 

 

clark byron Clark Byron, Station Manager, Savannah: Clark is the Station Manager in Savannah. New to GaRRS, Clark has years of experience in both broadcasting and in service to people with disabilities. Clark trains and coordinates volunteers, and handles all aspects of the Savannah broadcasts.

 

 

 

 

Phil Jones Phil Jones, Head Producer has worked in production at GaRRS since 1981. Phil produces “Radio’s Golden Years.” He also lends his voice to promotions. Phil says he firmly believes in the benefits of Radio Reading Services.

 

 

 

 

 

robbyn jones Robbyn Jones, Office Manager: Robbyn Jones joined GaRRS as our Office Manager. She has accounting, office management and customer service experience. And she loves to read! She says she is thrilled to work for an organization that provides a vital communication service for people who are blind or visually impaired.

 

 

 

 

   
sam lake Sam Lake is a retired radio broadcaster whose first job was in Fredricksburg, Virginia in 1975. He also worked in the Chattanooga, Dalton and Atlanta markets. Originally from Chattanooga, he has lived in the Atlanta area for the past 20 years and has been a producer at GaRRS since 1999.

 

 

 

 

 

John Osgood John Osgood produces and hosts the IAAIS award-winning Career Corner, which airs every week on GaRRS. John has a B.A. in Journalism from Georgia State University, and over 20 years of professional radio and television experience. He draws on his extensive technical and editorial background to serve GaRRS' listeners. He produces, records, mixes and edits a wide variety of programs and promotions. John is also a freelance audio/video editor and voiceover talent. He loves trains and has voiced several presentations for a major distributor of railroading videos. John joined GaRRS in 20xx.

 

 

 

Jasmine Seaborn Jasmine Seabron -- Jasmine Seabron is a part-time Board Operator at GaRRS. She is also a performer, singing at Braves and Thrashers games and for churches and community events

 

 

 

 


shekia weeks Sheila Weeks has been the Macon Studio Manager since 2010. Sheila started with GaRRS in 2003 as a Volunteer Reader. She trains Macon's volunteers, operates the "boards" and edits Macon's broadcasts.

 

 

 

 

 

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Georgia Radio Reading Service, Inc. (GaRRS)
260 14th Street, NW
Atlanta, GA, 30318
(404) 685-2820 / (800) 672-6173 (toll free)
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