As a college kid in upstate New York, Rich Van Slyke had a dream of becoming a self employed voice talent! Today, Rich is a voice guy on over 40 stations in many different formats. It all began at WKRT in Cortland, N.Y. where Rich was a DJ while attending SUNY Cortland. From there he went home to Buffalo to work at WYRK, his first job as a Production Director. Then to Rochester at WCMF, and WKLS Atlanta, where he won 11 AIR awards including Best Creative Director 3 years in a row. Rich has won several Radio And Production Magazine Awards, and is the only person to win both “Best Large Market Promo” and “Best Large Market Commercial” in the same year. He’s is a guitar player and jingle writer, and has produced 50 jingles for clients all over the country. He’s a published author and has written many articles on imaging and production for FMQB magazine. You can hear his stuff at www.richvanslyke.com. He lives in Atlanta with his wife and two children.