Ivory Blackwood

Broadcast Pioneers member Ivory Blackwood has a diverse career in broadcasting, stage, screen and print. She has been a popular favorite on WPEN in Philadelphia, WJBR-FM in Wilmington, De., WRDR-FM in Atlantic City, and Coast 107 in Tampa Bay.

Blackwood is very much in demand for voiceovers and industrial narrations, with her smooth, professional and warm delivery. Ivory's favorite on-camera experience was portraying Marilyn Monroe in a series of promos for "Philly 57" TV during a tribute week to Monroe. Ivory Blackwood was also heard for many years by thousands of casino-goers and radio listeners playing the famous "Marina the Mermaid" character for Harrah's in Atlantic City.


Over 13 years of on-air and production experience in small, medium and large markets. Professional voice-over talent and on-camera productions for commercials and industrial films. Stage, theater and music recording artist. Strong background in promotional events and appearances for various businesses, charities and associations.
Professional Experience
St. Petersburg, Fl
(current) Administrative Membership Coordinator/Promotions/Appearances

WTBN (Christian Talk/Various)
Tampa, Fl.
Board Operations/Personal Appearances/Production

COAST 107.3/THE "BAY" (Classic Rock)
Tampa, Fl.
(5/99-10/99) Weekend Air Talent.

Wilmington, De.
(1/97-12/98) Midday Air Talent/Saturday Night "Love Songs"/Personal Appearances/Production.

WPEN (Adult Standards)
Philadelphia, Pa.
(1/95-10/99) Swing Air Talent/Personal Appearances/Production.

WRDR-FM (Adult Standards)
Atlantic City, N.J.
(5/90-8/98) Evening Show Air Talent/Personal Appearances/Production.

Related Experience
Hosted "On The Move" on WWAC-TV, Atlantic City, N.J./Emcee & Singer for Caesars and the Showboat Hotel-Casinos/Guest performer on local telethons/In-house voice-over work for the Sands and Harrahs Hotel-Casinos in Atlantic City.

From the official archives of the Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia
Photo originally donated by Broadcast Pioneers member Ivory Blackwood
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