As Uncle Sam, O'Connell is a "Tops" Recruit

Voice Actor Brings Radio Campaign Character to Life

Published Friday, July 18, 2008
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BUFFALO, New York, July 18, 2008 - - Tops Friendly Markets, a grocery chain with stores in Pennsylvania and New York State, secured the services of America's favorite uncle, "Uncle Sam", for a recent radio campaign. Voice actor and president of audio'connell Voice Over Talent Peter O'Connell was chosen as the voice of "Uncle Sam" for the campaign.

In the spots (which included a series of :60 second radio commercials) O'Connell's "Uncle Sam" voice character encouraged Tops' customers to utilize the chain's Bonus Card reward program for extra savings on groceries and gasoline.

Tops Markets, LLC, is headquartered in Williamsville, NY and operates 71 full-service supermarkets and five franchise supermarkets. With over 10,000 associates, Tops is the leading full-service grocery retailer in Western New York, Central New York, including Rochester, and Northwestern Pennsylvania.

A professional voice over talent and audio producer for over 25 years, Peter O'Connell is president of audio'connell Voice Over Talent, a worldwide voice talent organization. The company features professional English speaking and foreign language male and female voice actors. Services include providing voice talent for commercials, animation, corporate narrations, documentaries, broadcast voice imaging, audio books, podcasts and messaging on-hold (MOH).

Industries served by audio'connell Voice Over Talent include advertising agencies, media and broadcast production companies as well as both large and small businesses around the world. The company also operates Voice Over Workshop (www.voworkshop.com), which provides professional voice over training to novice and experienced voice talent around the world.
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