Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Cleveland Cavaliers Offer Homeless Radio Guy Process, House

The Cleveland Cavaliers have supplied a job and a house to a homeless man with a golden radio voice.

Ted Williams, whose deep baritone and plight have made him an internet video sensation, was first contacted Wednesday by the NBA workforce throughout an interview on a neighborhood Columbus radio station.

"We'd prefer to give you full-time work with the Cleveland Cavaliers, in addition to Quicken Loans Arena. On prime of it, as a result of we all know you are a person trying to rise up in your ft, Quicken Loans is definitely offering to pay a mortgage on a home," staff spokeswoman Tracy Merek stated on the show.

The 71-12 months-previous father of nine tells that he will take the job offer.

"That lady offered me a full-time job with the Cavs and then something concerning the mortgage of a home? I am going with that! Out of all of the presents I've had, and I've had quite just a few, I will be working in Cleveland, Ohio," Williams informed the website.

"It's just phenomenal and it's getting an increasing number of overwhelming because the minutes go by."

Williams was spotted by the Columbus Dispatch newspaper standing near a freeway exit ramp. In a video interview, Williams -- holding a cardboard sign that asks motorists for assist and says, "I am an ex-radio announcer who has fallen on arduous occasions" -- explains in his clean, deep voice that he grew up in New York and that he was drawn to radio on the age of 14.

Williams stated he went to school for his voice training, but that his life was later affected by alcohol and medicines in the 1990s. He says he has been sober for 2 years.

NFL Films can also be hoping to contact Williams about doing potential voiceover work.

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