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How to win Iron Imager, try all the fast food and meet Kings of Leon? Meet Sidey – the new IRON IMAGER!

21st April 2016 - Interviews

WWRS was a blast, from at least what I’ve heard :)… I could not make it this year, which makes me really sad as most my radio friends were there and had a fantastic time. Like every year, benztown did the Iron Imager contest. You…

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Fiver Friday #35: Step Aside(y), DK…

15th April 2016 - Fiver Friday

…there’s a new Iron Imager in town. This week’s Fiver Friday has been hijacked by Benztown’s LA Chapter. The ink is still drying on Sidey’s seven-figure endorsement contract with Eventide…and he’s already celebrating, poolside at the Roosevelt. So here’s a special WWRS2016 version of #FiverFriday.

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Readers Vote! Iron Imager V

14th April 2016 - General

Benztown fans…we hope you enjoyed today’s live stream from WWRS, hosted by the lovely Sydney Burgoyne! Check out Benztown on Facebook if you didn’t catch it earlier. Thanks again for being a part of this year’s Iron Imager contest. The winner will be announced tomorrow at the…

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Iron Imager 2016 live! Join the show and vote your favorite!

13th April 2016 - Uncategorized

The final round of Iron Imager 2016 is close! Champion Dan Kelly will fight against Contender Mike ‘Sidey’ Andersen and we are sure that we will see an epic battle between those first class producers! Who will make it? Is Dan Kelly defending his title…

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Iron Imager 2016 or MEET the Champ

31st March 2016 - Interviews

Not long ago I met DK in NYC and we had time to hang out for a while. The belt was sitting right over Dan’s console and I am sure he will do his best to defend it again! Question is as the stakes are high and…

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The Iron Imager Contender 2016 or how to hack the Backstreet Boys in the 90s and still be around today!

29th March 2016 - Interviews

You all know personally I have been a big fan of Sidey’s work for a long time and I was so happy to see him participating on the Iron Imager Contest 2016. Sidey’s creative writing skills are extraordinary and he has won several RAP awards,…

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Readers Vote! Iron Imager 2015 Finals

23rd April 2015 - General

Benztown fans…we hope you enjoyed today’s live stream from WWRS, hosted by the lovely Rachel McGrath! Check out @benztownradio on Periscope if you didn’t catch it earlier. Thanks again for being a part of this year’s Iron Imager contest. The winner will be announced tomorrow at…

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Iron Imager: Streaming Live & Readers Vote!

22nd April 2015 - General

Tomorrow is the day! The Worldwide Radio Summit is finally here. More importantly, it’s almost time for Benztown’s 4th annual Iron Imager contest where imaging gurus Dan Kelly and Sean Galbraith go head to head in an all out battle for the title (and awesome champion…

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Weighing In With Iron Imager Contender Sean Galbraith

3rd April 2015 - Interviews

As you all know by now, the judges have voted, and chosen Sean Galbraith from Z103.5 to touch gloves (scratch that)…touch mouses… against reigning champ Dan Kelly in the 3rd Annual Benztown Iron Imager Contest in Hollywood, California. I got a chance to get to…

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You Vote! Iron Imager 2015

25th March 2015 - General

This year, we’re allowing our readers to get in on the voting process. Below are the 3 top-voted promos from the First Round. Listen to all 3, then make your selection based on: Overall Presentation Technique Originality 1 2 3 NOTE: The readers’ vote will count…

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Take on 2-time IRON IMAGER Dan Kelly – Are you Ready?

12th March 2015 - Interviews, Videos

Iron Imager Home | Get Your Ingredients | Available Voices | Submit your entry | Official Contest Rules It is the 4th anniversary of our Iron Imager contest and this guy is still the reigning champion. On April 23, during the WWRS Dan will be back in LA to defend his belt against YOU! Are you ready?…

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WPLJ’s Dan Kelly…did it again! Iron Imager 2014 – Here is the WINNER.

7th April 2014 - General, Videos

First, we would like to express our most sincere gratitude to all those who played a part in the success of Iron Imager 2014. This includes (among many others) Dan Kelly, Brady Goodman, Jimmy Steal, Jake Kaplan, the folks at AllAccess.com and A&R Worldwide, and…

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THE Iron Imager Final 2014 is set! Dan Kelly vs. Brady Goodman

20th March 2014 - General

Guys, I am proud to announce we have found this years contender. In a very close vote he made his way to the ring and will face Dan Kelly, Creative Services Director of WPLJ/NYC and reigning Iron Imager on April 3rd in The Roosevelt Hotel…

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THE Iron Imager is BACK! Win a trip to LA, 1000 US$ and become the next Champion!

4th March 2014 - General

The BIGGEST Imaging BATTLE in the WORLD returns. Iron Imager 2014 is open to any and all radio imaging/production professionals…this means you! Benztown invites you to take on the reigning champion, Dan Kelly (Creative Services Director, WPLJ & NASH-FM/New York) for the highest industry honor:…

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Benztown Halloween Madness Pt. 1 or JB’s Horror Pitch Shift Show

7th October 2013 - General

It’s that scary time of year again and this time we’ll bring you the full benztown Halloween Madness in three blood-curdling parts! First up is Mr. Jan “JB” Brückner with a sure shot pro tools trick if you want to bring a spooky halloween VO to a…

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How to image THE MOST POPULAR COUNTRY STATION in the world or Dan Kelly, THE Iron Imager goes Country!

4th September 2013 - General

Not long ago he was crowned Benztown’s Iron Imager – Dan Kelly. Dan is an extraordinary talented Imaging guy, rocking WPLJ since more than 10 years and since its launch also images NASH FM. He also contributes to the Spark library. But how does Country…

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THE biggest EVENT in RADIO IMAGING or meet the new Iron Imager: WPLJ`s Dan Kelly!

7th May 2013 - General

What a weekend! LA, sunshine and high class imaging! At this year’s AllAccess Worldwide Radio Summit, Dan Kelly and reigning contestant Paul Duffy proved their skills in an epic battle of imaging skills. 60 minutes – 100 Ingredients – one winner! First of all, thanks…

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From New York to LA – Dan Kelly enters the finals!

26th April 2013 - General, Interviews

Our challenger for this year’s Iron Imager contest is ready! WPLJ‘s imaging director Dan Kelly will face Paul Duffy May 4th at this year’s AllAccess Worldwide Radio Summit. We had the chance to speak to him while he prepares for the flight to LA and…

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Back in LA, Airplane productions, Bose Noise Canceling Randomness or some VO Treatment Screen Caps.

12th December 2011 - General

LA winter times, still not the worst place to hang out, right? But lets start chronologically. While flying over, I had a hard time to sleep, so I got some stuff rolling in the plane. As we decided to create some imaging updates for the…

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YOU ARE Rockstars! FROM OZ to NYC, from Serbia to the Phillipines from Paris to L.A….

1st September 2011 - General

YOU ARE Rockstars……And I say this from the bottom of my heart. Without you and your suppport, the blog would not be possible! August was our biggest blog month ever and Andre and I want to thank all of you guys for creating something remarkable…

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