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O’Connell Transfers Voice To Western Union For Radio Campaign

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Published Monday, May 4, 2015
O’Connell Transfers Voice To Western Union For Radio Campaign

BUFFALO, NEW YORK, May 4, 2015 - - Mother’s Day is one of the busiest gift buying times of the year, with the National Retail Federation noting Mother’s Day as the 3rd largest in terms of consumer spending. One of the most popular gifts for Moms (and Dads too) is money. So this year Western Union, a leader in global payment services, crafted a national radio campaign to remind grown-up children about the best service to make sure money gets to Mom. America’s Friendly Neighborhood Voice-Over Talent, Peter K. O’Connell, was secured as a voice talent for Western Union’s national radio campaign.

About Western Union

The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU) is a leader in global payment services. Together with its Vigo, Orlandi Valuta, Pago Facil and Western Union Business Solutions branded payment services, Western Union provides consumers and businesses with fast, reliable and convenient ways to send and receive money around the world, to send payments and to purchase money orders. As of March 31, 2015, the Western Union, Vigo and Orlandi Valuta branded services were offered through a combined network of over 500,000 agent locations in 200 countries and territories and over 100,000 ATMs and kiosks. In 2014, The Western Union Company completed 255 million consumer-to-consumer transactions worldwide, moving $85 billion of principal between consumers, and 484 million business payments. For more information, visit www.westernunion.com.

About Peter K. O’Connell

America’s Friendly, Neighborhood Voice-Over Talent, Peter K. O’Connell, has worked with a wide variety of companies from around the world in addition to this most recent project for Western Union. Some of Peter’s clients include General Electric, Kraft Foods, PBS Television Network, Shell Oil, Pitney Bowes, Bacardi Rum, Highlights HIGH FIVE Magazine, Deloitte Canada, Rich Products, U.S. Army, Starz Cable Television Network, BlueCross BlueShield, SunSetter Awnings, Time Warner Cable, Harlequin Enterprises and Darien Lake Theme Park.

Described as a natural born storyteller, Peter K. O'Connell's voice-over productions have been heard globally in radio and TV commercials, medical narrations, television infomercials, political commercial voice-overs, TV network promos, e-learning narration projects (computer-based training, internet-based training and web-based training), PSA’s, message on-hold, as well as other video and media productions. Peter owns audio’connell Voice Over Talent, a division of O’Connell Communications, LLC and can be reached via audioconnell.com.

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► NOTES TO EDITORS

Company Name Pronunciation:
au-dio-o'-con-nell (awe-de-oh-oh-kah-nel) or au-di-o'-con-nell (awe-de-oh-kah-nel)

Company Name Spelling:
Use lower case letters- audio'connell or audio'connell voice over talent

O'Connell Voice-Over Credits: http://www.audioconnell.com/clientuploads/pdf/OConnell_Peter_Voice_Over_Resume_141226.pdf

Company Web Sites:

http://www.audioconnell.com

http://www.internationalvoicetalents.com

http://www.voworkshop.com


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