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Hear from the actor who has performed in more episodes of Adventures in Odyssey than any other! (No, we don’t mean Chris.)

Wednesday, November 20th, 2019

Katie Leigh (voice of Connie) in 2017

Katie Leigh (voice of Connie) in 2017

Katie Leigh has been in Odyssey since the fourth episode (and appeared way back in “Family Portraits”). It’s time to talk to Katie about recent developments. 

It’s team for a team Q & Q! Do you have questions about Album 67…or anything Odyssey?
Call 1-855-784-WHIT (9448) to leave a question for the team to answer on a future podcast. (Always be sure to have your parent’s permission before you call!)

Album 67: More than Meets the EyeAlbum 67: More than Meets the Eye is fully released

When Emily and Matthew find themselves trapped inside an unfinished escape room in the basement of Whit’s End, their only way out is to follow the clues to unlock the steel door before time runs out. Meanwhile new wide receiver Buck Oliver faces some unexpected challenges on the way to the high school football state championship when the team hires a new assistant coach – Eugene Meltsner. Across town, Connie Kendall’s wedding planning business becomes more complicated than she ever imagined when a family member raises suspicions about the groom’s past. Don’t miss a single twist or turn in these six adventure-filled stories.

Young Whit and the Thieves of BarrymoreYoung Whit and the Thieves of Barrymore

Johnny’s family adjusts to his stepmother Fiona’s blindness due to a riding accident. Johnny and his father, Harold, also discover more about the old journal and the mysterious cloth that seems to heal people miraculously. Meanwhile, Johnny and his friend Emmy investigate as mysterious strangers move into town. Are the strangers planning to rob the town’s bank?

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Meet Tucker Chandler, voice of Wyatt Perkins!

Monday, October 21st, 2019

Tucker Chandler, voice of Wyatt Perkins

Tucker Chandler, voice of Wyatt Perkins

The creator of Wyatt described the character as speaking with utmost authority…on subjects he knows nothing about. But Tucker Chandler, voice of Wyatt, isn’t like that at all. He knows a lot about auditions, voice acting, and – yes – even useless facts.

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Album 67: More than Meets the EyeAlbum 67: More than Meets the Eye – now airing!

When Emily and Matthew find themselves trapped inside an unfinished escape room in the basement of Whit’s End, their only way out is to follow the clues to unlock the steel door before time runs out. Meanwhile new wide receiver Buck Oliver faces some unexpected challenges on the way to the high school football state championship when the team hires a new assistant coach – Eugene Meltsner. Across town, Connie Kendall’s wedding planning business becomes more complicated than she ever imagined when a family member raises suspicions about the groom’s past. Don’t miss a single twist or turn in these six adventure-filled stories.

Robby Bruce – voice of Buck Oliver – is an Odyssey fan turned fan favorite

Tuesday, July 30th, 2019

Robby Bruce has acted on Adventures in Odyssey for a decade now. He’s sung on the show, he’s appeared on a Clubhouse Magazine Cover, and he’s gone from a villain to a beloved member of the Meltsner family. Hear from Robby about the latest developments.

Robby Bruce's first Odyssey recording, 2010

Robby Bruce’s first Odyssey recording, 2010

Album 66: Trial by Fire

After years of searching for his true identity, Buck Oliver may finally get some answers. But along with clues about his family, he also is subjected to the dangers of his past. Buck’s old mentor Mr. Skint arrives in town with an offer that would take Buck away from Odyssey for good. Elsewhere, Connie feels unappreciated when Jules starts looking up to new roommate Jillian more than her own sister. And the crew at B-TV chart a course deep into the ocean to learn more about the concept of the Trinity. Dramatic conclusions and fresh beginnings abound in these six entertaining and inspiring adventures in Odyssey!

Read all about Robby in his November 2014 Clubhouse Magazine story.

Clubhouse Magazine, November 2014

Clubhouse Magazine, November 2014

The Avery Awards have closed. Thank you for your votes. Listen to the podcast later to summer to hear the winners! 

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Fan favorite Zach Callison returns to Odyssey as the voice of Two-Bits Luker in “The Long End” (Plus: Vote in the Avery Awards!)

Monday, June 3rd, 2019

“The Long End” introduced the somewhat violent Two-Bits Luker, a guy who liked to carry a baseball bat around to get his point across. Two-Bits was played by Zach Callison, the original voice of Matthew Parker from 2010 to 2014. Zach tells us what he’s been up in recent years and how he created a character who was very different.

The Avery Awards have closed. Thank you for your votes. Listen to the podcast later to summer to hear the winners! 

65: Expect the UnexpectedAlbum 65: Expect the Unexpected

There’s never a dull moment in the town of Odyssey! From a mysterious police investigation to an internship at a funeral home, every situation leads to unexpected results. When Zoe Grant and Olivia Parker start a new talk show, they reluctantly choose Jay Smouse as their first guest. But his talent of stuffing his mouth with jelly beans leads to frantic and frightening consequences. An impromptu Parker family picnic turns into an unusual opportunity for David as he decides to go to extreme lengths to prove a point to his kids about initiative. And Buck and the Meltsners face a sudden dilemma when a social worker questions Eugene and Katrina’s role as Buck’s guardians. Don’t miss out on a single shock, twist, or turn as the folks in Odyssey learn about fame, friendship, family, and more in these six exciting stories.

Album 66: Trial by Fire

After years of searching for his true identity, Buck Oliver may finally get some answers. But along with clues about his family, he also is subjected to the dangers of his past. Buck’s old mentor Mr. Skint arrives in town with an offer that would take Buck away from Odyssey for good. Elsewhere, Connie feels unappreciated when Jules starts looking up to new roommate Jillian more than her own sister. And the crew at B-TV chart a course deep into the ocean to learn more about the concept of the Trinity. Dramatic conclusions and fresh beginnings abound in these six entertaining and inspiring adventures in Odyssey!

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Wanted: Adventures in Odyssey writer

Thursday, April 11th, 2019

Whit's WorkshopDo you love to write scripts? Do you love Adventures in Odyssey? Are you looking for a career that combines them both? The search is on for a new writer apprentice for Adventures in Odyssey. This apprentice will learn and develop the ability to write original scripts for the show and continue the legacy of over thirty years of excellence in audio drama. The apprentice will become immersed in the world of Odyssey, learning more about the show’s history, characters, locations, and storylines. He or she will also provide input on story ideas, outlines and scripts as well as gaining an understanding of our target audience through extensive reading, personal contact, research, involvement with social media, and message boards.

This position requires experience in some form of creative writing (bachelor’s degree in Communication, Journalism, Screenwriting or English preferred) as well as thorough knowledge of the Bible and Christian worldview. It also requires a a long-term relocation to Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Sound interesting? Check out the Focus on the Family Career Portal to apply. 

 

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