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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. 

Monica Padilla – voice of double “L” Jillian, double “L” Marshall – tells us about auditioning opposite Townsend Coleman, preparation for acting, and (yes) appearing on the TV show Survivor.

Wednesday, April 10th, 2019

Monica Padilla

Monica Padilla

The character of Jillian Marshall has held a variety of unusual jobs – including a sous chef, surfing instructor, and even a professional line-stander. Monica Padilla (the voice behind Jillian) has a variety of unusual life experiences and she shares those with us.

Blackgaard Chronicles, Book 3: Cross-Check

Blackgaard Chronicles, Book 3: Cross-Check
In this third installment of The Blackgaard Chronicles, the evil Dr. Regis Blackgaard continues to scheme through his henchmen to gain access to Whit’s End and the Applesauce program. One underling, Richard Maxwell, seeks to corrupt Whit’s young friends and even becomes an arsonist. Can Whit and the cause of good prevail?

Check it out today!

Send Us Your TRQs – Totally Random Questions

Do you have a TRQ? Not a Twisted Rubber Quilt or Titanium Rabbit Queen. Actually we’re referring to Totally Random Questions, which we have begun asking during interviews on the Official Adventures in Odyssey Podcast. And here’s the cool part: They’re not our questions…they’re yours!

This new podcast feature gives fans a chance to ask members of our cast and crew unpredictable questions that have nothing to do with, well, anything. “What’s your favorite sea creature?” “If you could travel through time, which year would you visit? “How do you feel about quinoa?”

Got a question, leave it on our Totally Random Question page. And then listen for your username on future podcasts! If Bob and Jesse pick your Torque Risk Quotient … er, Totally Random Question … they’ll be sure to give you a shout-out!

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Meet the new actresses in “Between Camp and a Hard Place”

Wednesday, March 13th, 2019

Brianna Bryan, voice of Scarlett

Brianna Bryan, voice of Scarlett

Rachel Eggleston, voice of Elise

Rachel Eggleston, voice of Elise

Brianna Bryan (voice of Scarlett) and Rachel Eggleston (voice of Elise) tell us all about camp, commercials, and their characters in the latest adventure at Camp What-a-Nut.

Send Us Your TRQs – Totally Random Questions

Do you have a TRQ? Not a Twisted Rubber Quilt or Titanium Rabbit Queen. Actually we’re referring to Totally Random Questions, which we have begun asking during interviews on the Official Adventures in Odyssey Podcast. And here’s the cool part: They’re not our questions…they’re yours!

This new podcast feature gives fans a chance to ask members of our cast and crew unpredictable questions that have nothing to do with, well, anything. “What’s your favorite sea creature?” “If you could travel through time, which year would you visit? “How do you feel about quinoa?”

Got a question, leave it on our Totally Random Question page. And then listen for your username on future podcasts! If Bob and Jesse pick your Torque Risk Quotient … er, Totally Random Question … they’ll be sure to give you a shout-out!

MegaPack

Adventures in Odyssey MegaPack

With this spectacular super-sized set of beautifully produced Odyssey episodes and you’ll never have another boring carpool drive again! Immerse yourself in imagination-stretching, faith-building fun with Connie, Eugene, and the whole gang at Whit’s End. Featuring all your favorite characters from past and present, this biggest-ever treasury includes 75 specially chosen programs on 25 CDs for more than 30 hours of audio entertainment!

Check it out today!

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Send us your TRQs!

Tuesday, March 12th, 2019

Totally Random Question

Do you have a TRQ? Not a Twisted Rubber Quilt or Titanium Rabbit Queen. Actually we’re referring to Totally Random Questions, which we have begun asking during interviews on the Official Adventures in Odyssey Podcast. And here’s the cool part: They’re not our questions…they’re yours!

This new podcast feature gives fans a chance to ask members of our cast and crew unpredictable questions that have nothing to do with, well, anything. “What’s your favorite sea creature?” “If you could travel through time, which year would you visit? “How do you feel about quinoa?”

Totally random. In fact, we can’t even be sure who’ll get to answer your question. It could be an actor who’s worked on the show for decades, or maybe one making their Odyssey debut. Perhaps it’ll be a writer. A sound designer. The guy who waters our plants. We do know one thing: They’ll never see your question coming.

So do you have a TRQ?? Leave it in the comments below. Then listen for your username on future podcasts! If Bob and Jesse pick your Torque Risk Quotient … er, Totally Random Question … they’ll be sure to give you a shout-out!

Why did David Parker change actors? Who are Morrie’s parents? Will you bring back the Inspiration Station? The Odyssey team answers your questions!

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

Executive producer Dave Arnold, producer Nathan Hoobler, and writer/director Phil Lollar answer fan questions about recent albums and preview the upcoming Album 66. Plus, hear the answers to some pressing questions from way back in Odyssey history.

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 (click to zoom in!)

Album 66: Trial by Fire (click to zoom in!)

Coming later this year!
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!

  • Listen on the Club now!
  • Download in February.
  • Get it on CD in March.
  • Listen on the radio: March 30 – May 4
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