Veteran Award Winning Public Radio Producer Joe Bevilacqua Named Bear Manor Radio Program Director

New online radio network offers lineup: The Voice Actor Show, Lorie's Book Nook, Fred Frees Favorites, The J-OTR Show, The Jazz-O-Rama Hour and Cartoon Carnival
Joe Bevilacqua to program new Bear Manor Radio Network.
Joe Bevilacqua to program new Bear Manor Radio Network.
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NAPANOCH, N.Y. - March 28, 2014 - PRLog -- Bear Manor Media announced today the appointment of Joe Bevilacqua as Program Director of the new Bear Manor Radio Network.

"We are excited to collaborate again with the extraordinarily talented Joe Bevilacqua," said Ben Ohmart, president of Bear Manor Media, the publisher of books about old Hollywood.

Joe Bevilacqua (also known as Joe Bev) has published a number of booked under the Bear Manor banner, including Daws Butler: Characters Actor, Uncle Uncle and Donnie, and Scenes for Actors and Voices.

Bevilacqua has been a staple of public radio since the 1980s, with award-winning appearances on NPR's All Things Considered and Weekend Edition. He has most recently turned his attention to online radio streaming, podcasts and audiobooks.

The veteran broadcaster has developed a number of successful public radio shows airing on stations around the world, including The Comedy-O-Rama Hour, The Jazz-O-Rama Hour, The Joe Bev Experience, Cartoon Carnival, The Joe Bev Audio Theater, and The Joe Bev Hour Sunday Edition.  Stations include Pawling Public Radio, Radio New Zealand, WGTD, Wisconsin Public Radio, Dream Stream Radio, Sound Stages Radio, WHRO-Norfolk, VA, The 1920s Radio Network, Toon Radio, The Radio Book Channel and The Couch TV Network.

Through Blackstone Audio, he has released more than 90 audio titles, on MP3 and CD, including hundreds of hours of audio documentaries, comedies, dramas, autobiographies. Available at


The Bear Manor Radio Network premieres Tuesday, April Fools Day, streaming at

All Joe Bev radio shows are podcasts at ( and via SmartPhone at

The premiere Bear Manor Radio lineup includes:

The Voice Actor Show
Interviews with top voice actors

Lorie's Book Nook
Interviews with Bear Manor authors

The J-OTR Show
A mix of new and old time radio

Fred Frees Favorites
An audio book sampler

The Jazz-O-Rama Hour
Early recordings remastered

Cartoon Carnival
Interview, music and soundtracks


April's schedule includes:

Hour One:
The Voice Actor Show with Joe Bev and guest June Foray
Blast from the Past: June Foray with Stan Freberg

Hour Two:
Lorie's Book Nook with Lorie Kellogg and guest Bob Colonna
Blast from the Past: Jerry Colonna with Bob Hope

Hour Three:
The J-OTR Show with Joe Bev: The Green Hornet Meets the Red Hornet

Hour Four:
Fred Frees Favorites, an Audio Book Sampler: Final Cuts & The LaughMakers

Hour Five:
The Jazz-O-Rama Hour: Jerry Colonna 78s

Hour Six:
Cartoon Carnival: Jerry Colonna in Animation & June Foray in Rocky & Bullwinkle Outtakes

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