MSNBC taps Ted Williams for voiceovers (video)


And the offers keep rolling in for Ted Williams, the Columbus, OH homeless man whose golden voice has garnered him national attention. Now MSNBC has hired him to record voiceovers for the network’s “Lean Forward” campaign. The spots began airing the night of 1/6.

Williams also appeared on MSNBC’s “The Last Word” at 10 PM on 1/6 to discuss the campaign. MSNBC said that Williams’ story “embodies the very same American ideals that the Lean Forward campaign seeks to highlight.”

Williams showed off his talent when he introduced Thursday morning’s (1/6) “Today” show:

The MSNBC job is just one of the many that have been offered since the video of Williams went viral in the past week and he was on the morning show at Columbus’ WNCI-FM. ESPN, MTV and the Cleveland Cavaliers have all reached out with offers.