Joe Cipriano began his career as a broadcaster in Waterbury, Connecticut, while still in high school. Since then Joe has worked on the air for the FOX, NBC, ABC and CBS TV and Radio Networks, achieving success on and off camera. For over 25 years, Joe was best known as the original “Voice” of FOX and the last 19 years he’s held a similar position as one of the signature voices at CBS. Displaying his versatility, he also spent several years as the signature voice of NBC Dramas and the voice of Food Network. Joe continues to voice promos for America’s Got Talent, The Talk, ESPN, The Simpsons, Mike and Molly, The Odd Couple and more.
His love of broadcasting is still present today as he lends his voice to image radio and TV stations all over the country including CW50 Detroit, Fresh 102.7 New York, K-Earth 101 Los Angeles, WDVD Detroit, Boom 973 Toronto to name just a few. Today, Joe and his wife Ann, live in Bel Air, California and they just recently released a book they co-wrote, called “Living On Air – Adventures in Broadcasting.” It’s a funny and heartwarming memoir that is a must read for anyone who has the desire to set and achieve goals in their life and career.
Joe is an avid tennis player, philanthropist and co-founder of the Don LaFontaine Voice Over Lab at the SAG Foundation in Los Angeles. The Lab provides free seminars, workshops and instruction in two state of the art recording studios, available at no cost to anyone interested in building a voice-over career. In 2010 Joe was honored with the very first Don LaFontaine Legacy Award, which is presented based on character, career longevity, talent, professionalism and the passion for giving back.