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Iron Imager 2015 Honorable Mention

10th April 2015 - General

As we ramp up for the 2015 Iron Imager contest at the Worldwide Radio Summit, we thought it would be cool this year to share a few submissions that stood out…the “runners-up” as it were. Feel free to comment below, and if you want to…

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Benztown50 – Radio’s biggest Station Voices or how to pick the RIGHT VO!

16th May 2014 - How To Improve In 5 Minutes, Uncategorized

Recently we launched the Benzown50, a list where we want to highlight the most successful Radio Voice Overs. A few days ago, I asked on Facebook : “Who is your favorite Voice Over Act?” – and for sure people had different favorites like me. What…

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I love you, radio – Brady Goodman, Iron Imager 2014 Contender

31st March 2014 - General, Interviews

After about 20 years in radio full-time, I’ve been working as a director of video productions for a manufacturing company in Kansas City for the last few years. I have clients I do imaging for as a freelancer on a consistent basis as well as…

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Presets 4 Presents – Benztown’s Rock Imagers Dan and James hook you up with great presets!

12th December 2013 - General

Today is the third day of our contest and I got some nice presets from Dan and James. Dan is the mastermind behind benztown Rock and James oversees the Classic Rock format Avalanche. Both have the black belt in Imaging and are ProTools Veterans. Check out…

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Benztown Xmas Contest 2013 – Presets 4 Presents or win a Q&A with the Iron Imager Dan Kelly, Fame FX for free, your own spot with All Access and and and….

9th December 2013 - General

All our Christmas contests have been a great success and after 2011 and last years “create the Best Gary Promo”,  the 2013 contest will be: Presets 4 Presents! This year we have some new awesome prizes that you definitely don’t want to miss. Personally autographed…

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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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Iron Imager finalist Brian ‘Sludge’ Haddad gives some final advice

30th April 2013 - General, Interviews

My buddy Brian “Sludge” Haddad was in the Iron Imager Finals last year. It was close, but finally he lost in a 2:1 split decision against the reigning champ Paul Duffy. Sludge is a great guy  and a lot of you might know him from…

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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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IRON Imager 2013 – Here is THE FINAL CONTENDER!

24th April 2013 - General

Our jury was blown away by the impressive imaging skills of our contestants for Iron Imager 2013.  Thanks to all of you guys for submitting your great imaging to us. It was a great experience to hear so many people getting creative with the Benztown work…

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Welcome to the Irish Imaging Training Camp or Paul Duffy goes LA – The Iron Imager before the contest

17th April 2013 - General, Interviews

[vimeo 64134411] All the submissions have arrived, the jury is now choosing the contestant for the Finals. Who will be the NEW Iron Imager? Are your ready for the most prestigious title in radio imaging? One talented producer will have the chance to compete against…

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Time to represent! – Join the league of Iron Imager contestants, NOW!

11th April 2013 - General

No, this map does not show a list of some of my ex girlfriends, this list is showing the impact of our Iron Imager contest. Producers and radio imaging directors from all over the world are entering this contest to fight for $1,000 cash and…

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Some upcoming Iron Imagers? – The Stuttgart boys present their entries

2nd April 2013 - Interviews

Hi guys, it’s Andre. This is it! The trophy of the Iron Imager, the most prestigious title in radio production! Once again, competitors from all over the world will fight for this title and $1,000 in cash. Check here to learn more. Like last Christmas,…

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Future Iron Imagers, get your inspiration here!

31st March 2013 - General

Hi guys, it’s Andre. Only a few days left, until April 11. Soon we will know, who’s going to challenge defending champion Paul Duffy in the battle of the Iron Imager 2013. Now is your chance to show your skills, travel to LA and win…

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YOU vs the Irish IMAGING Warrior Paul Duffy or Benztown’s Iron Imager Contest 2013 – The BIGGEST Imaging BATTLE in the WORLD

25th March 2013 - General

Have you ever been to the City of Angels ? have you ever knocked out a real Champion? ARE YOU READY to play with the big boys? The Ultimate Audio Battle of Skill and Will is BACK! Once again, imaging directors from all over the world…

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Here they are — the most interesting Imaging Directors in the world!

24th December 2012 - General

  The Voting is over and here they are — the winners of our Christmas Contest! We’ve heard 8 outstanding submission and this is what YOU have voted. Every one of the four contestants with the most votes will receive one price, so here are…

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Who reigns the Benz UNIVERSE or the most interesting IMAGING Director in the world.

19th December 2012 - General

I am blown away! We got 8 extraordinary, creative, funny, outstanding………f****** awesome promos for our Xmas Contest. Honestly, I love them all, so I am happy, I don’t have to make the call. It is up to YOU guys out there! Let us know: WHO…

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Contest Time! Stuttgart’s Imaging Youngsters drop their Gary Promos!

13th December 2012 - General

It’s contest time at Benztown! While our contestants are fighting for the imaging crown in our Christmas contest, we’re having our internal contest going on. The task is the same: Create an outstanding promo about Gary, the most interesting Imaging Director in the world. I…

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Benztown Christmas Contest, go Gary and rule the Imaging world!

29th November 2012 - General

[slideshow] You all know this little guy, he was taking over the Imaging on 1200 stations worldwide in the last 3 years. His name is Gary and he is the most interesting Imaging Director in the world. He even has his own commercial. AND HERE…

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AND here is Benztown’s Iron Imager : The Irish Pitbull Paul Duffy!

30th April 2012 - General

It was so close, I personally loved both pieces and the fact they were done in an hour is almost unbelievable. To me, both finalists were winners, but his time my opinion did not count at all. It was all up to the Jury consisting…

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Iron Imager – It is getting closer or Celebrity Judges

25th April 2012 - General

The battle of the Imaging Titans is coming, soon. Only 2 days to the final round of Benztown’s Iron Imager Contest – live at the Worldwide Radio Summit at the W Hotel, Hollywood. Check out the contest rules and the world-class celebrity jury:

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