Jerry Buckner broke into radio broadcasting over 20 years ago as a morning show on-air personality writing comedy and performing a variety of original characters eventually landing his own afternoon talk show.. As demand for his voiceover talents grew he left radio to pursue voice acting. Since then he has voiced hundreds of commercials and documentaries for numerous national and regional clients and has appeared on programs featured on ABC, NBC, TBS, CBS, MTV and VH-1.
In addition to being a premier voice talent, Jerry is a successful songwriter, producer and artist who has written, produced or performed on a wide variety of recording projects including the “Theme To WKRP In Cincinnati”, the top 10 hit “On And On” by Anne Murray and the million selling classic 80’s hit “Pac Man Fever”. As a keyboardist and arranger, Jerry has scored original music for television and motion picture soundtracks along with jingles for a variety of commercial clients including Coke, Papa John’s, Direct TV and Waffle House.
In 2012 he co-produced and performed the title track to the hit Disney movie “Wreck-It Ralph” which received numerous awards including Critic’s Choice for “Best Movie”, Annie awards for “Best Movie” and “Best Soundtrack” and was nominated for an Oscar.
BROADCASTING/ VOICE TALENT AWARDS
1999 A.I.R. AWARD/NOMINATED
2000 A.I.R. AWARD/WINNER
2001 A.I.R. AWARD/NOMINATED
2003 A.I.R. AWARD/NOMINATED
2014 VOICES.COM TOP VOICE TALENT
2015 EYE ON EXCELLENCE AWARD/CBS
R.I.A.A. CERTIFIED GOLD ALBUM/ (Pac-Man Fever/ CBS Records/ Buckner & Garcia)
R.I.A.A. CERTIFIED GOLD SINGLE/ (Pac-Man Fever/ CBS Records/ Buckner & Garcia)
R.I.A.A. CERTIFIED GOLD ALBUM/ (On and On/ Capital Records/ Anne Murray)
ROCK & ROLL HALL OF FAME AND MUSEUM / CLEVELAND,OH
GEORGIA MUSIC HALL OF FAME/ ATLANTA/ MACON, GA
AMPEX GOLDEN REEL AWARD
GEORGIA SONG WRITERS ASSOCIATION SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR
IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT
VH1/“Top One Hundred One Hit Wonders”
VH1/“One Hit Wonders Special”
VH1/“Where Are They Now?”
The King of Arcades
Gifts of The Magi