William L. Brown, some 32 years ago as of 2016, got together a group of friends in both radio and community theater to form The Atlanta Radio Theatre Company. He was the group’s Executive Producer and Announcer until 1996. He remains active with the group today and will be back on the Board of Directors for 2016.
William has been in broadcast radio since 1977, having worked for WKRW in Cartersville, Ga., WGKA and Georgia Public Broadcasting as well as Supermarket Radio Network in Atlanta, Ga., and did a stint as Fine Arts Radio Director for Valdosta State University.
For over 10 years he traveled the State of Georgia recording concerts and recitals for Georgia Public Radio and hosted the program “Peach State Performance Showcase on the 11 station network. He was a founding member and officer for the Pumphouse Players of Cartersville, was a founding member of The Neighborhood Playhouse in Decatur, Ga., and was on the board of the Cartersville Creative Arts Alliance for the year 2008. Today he records and does various independent audio projects.
Featured ARTC recordings include The Island of Dr. Moreau, All Hallows Moon, The Strange Case of Dr. Jeckyll and Mr. Hyde, Blues for Johnny Raven, The Colour Out of Space and many others and he has directed and produced a number of shows.
First recipient of what would later be called the Thomas E. Fuller Lifetime Achievement Award.