Cam "Buzz" Brainard (born May 21, 1962) is an American voice actor, narrator, and radio personality, originally from Clio, Michigan. Brainard is currently the voice of the Disney Channel, and can be heard on Disney Channel on-demand.
Brainard also has one of the largest daily audiences of any country music radio personality in North America, as the morning host on "The Highway," SiriusXM radio's new country channel based in Nashville. The SiriusXM satellite platform has more than 25 million subscribers as of the Spring of 2013. In addition, Brainard currently hosts a syndicated weekly Alternative Country show, "Altville," heard on various radio stations across the U.S.
Brainard first gained notoriety as a voice-over artist after becoming the "smart aleck" narrator with a cult-following on the syndicated television show Maximum Exposure, also known as "Max X." As a sports announcer, Brainard hosted "This Week In Baseball" on FOX (taking over for the late Mel Allen) from 2000 until the show ended its run after more than 30 years in 2011. He also narrated "Breed All About It" for Animal Planet and was the promo voice for the TV series Friends in syndication. He took over the voice of Rotor the Walrus on the ABC Television show Sonic the Hedgehog during its run.
- Rubin, Ben Fox (July 9, 2013) "SiriusXM Hits 25 Million Subscribers in Second Quarter" http://online.wsj.com/article/BT-CO-20130709-702997.html Wall Street Journal Retrieved August 6, 2013
- Roose, Bill (April 13, 2013) "Voice actor, narrator is biggest Wing's fan in Nashville" http://redwings.nhl.com/club/blogpostprint.htm?id=16391 The Wheel Deal, Retrieved August 6, 2013
- Cam Brainard at the Internet Movie Database
- Cam "Buzz" Brainard at Sirius/XM The Highway, Nashville, TN
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