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Will Smith tops list of celebs SEPTA riders want to hear do announcements

Posted on September 10, 2018

Agency officials said they intend to now start contacting the celebs this month to see who, if any of them, would be interested in voicing some type of announcement for the system on a volunteer basis.
SEPTA
Agency officials said they intend to now start contacting the celebs this month to see who, if any of them, would be interested in voicing some type of announcement for the system on a volunteer basis.
SEPTA

PHILADELPHIA — After it was announced that actor Seth Rogen would become the new voice of Vancouver’s TransLink, SEPTA’s marketing team asked its riders who they’d like to hear on station announcements while waiting for their next train, bus, or trolley, with actor Will Smith and comedians Big Jay Oakerson and Kevin Hart topping the list, reports The Inquirer.

Overall, the agency received 954 entries, with actress Tina Fey, NPR’s Terry Gross, and musician Questlove also receiving votes.

SEPTA officials said they intend to now start contacting the celebs this month to see who, if any of them, would be interested in voicing some type of announcement for the system on a volunteer basis. For the full story, click here.

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