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Posts for April, 2016


Two former executive producers of Adventures in Odyssey enter the studio

Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

Kurt Bruner, Al Janssen, and Bob Smithouser in the studio

Kurt Bruner, Al Janssen, and Bob Smithouser in the studio

Kurt Bruner and Al Janssen both worked with Adventures in Odyssey in the late 1990s and early 2000s. Now, they work with Open Doors, this month’s featured ministry in the Odyssey Adventure Club. Kurt and Al told us about working at Whit’s End, whether “Sunset Bowlawater” fits in Adventures in Odyssey, and a soon-to-be-fan-favorite bailiff character. Plus, they tell us what Open Doors is doing around the world and how the Club episode “When One Door Closes” fits into that mission.

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The actress behind Whit’s daughter Jana talks about the early days of recording the show

Wednesday, April 13th, 2016

The cast of "The Mortal Coil," 1992. DJ Harner (voice of Jana) is second from the right.

The cast of “The Mortal Coil,” 1992. DJ Harner (voice of Jana) is second from the right.

DJ Harner has been acting on our show from before it was called Adventures in Odyssey. She appeared in the very first Focus drama called “Spare Tire.” She was later cast as Whit’s daughter Jana and recently returned as the same character in “Between the Lines.” Hear how she was cast for Odyssey, her experiences with Hal Smith, and how she actually held the same job as Jana in real life.

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