Saturday, November 23, 2013

Ohio State PA announcer reflects on 11 years of ‘losing (his) voice’ for the Buckeyes

While the more than 100,000 people who attend Ohio State’s football games are focused on the field during game time, there’s one voice that reaches out to all of them.
That’s the voice of Bob Kennedy, the OSU public address announcer.
“This is my 11th year doing football at Ohio State,” Kennedy said. “It’s an honor and a privilege — it really is.”
Kennedy’s passion for radio and broadcasting started back in his early childhood, Kennedy’s first cousin Shelly Pfaub said. “He just wanted to do it since he was little.”
As a child, Kennedy would try to talk like a radio announcer using pencils or Lincoln Logs as a make-believe microphone, she said, laughing.
“I’m proud of him,” Pfaub added. “He has this booming voice.”  read more here

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