Ted Williams

The 58-year-old made his return to WVKO-AM (1580), the radio station where the Ohio native began his career in the 1980s before drug and addiction woes took over.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The once-homeless man whose silky voice turned him into an Internet sensation five years ago is back on the air — at the same Ohio radio station where he started a broadcasting career derailed by drug and alcohol addiction. Ted Williams recently returned to the airwaves with a weekday program on […]

Ted Williams is looking to go from no house to the White House. The former homeless man from Ohio became famous overnight after he appeared in a video by The Columbus Dispatch panhandling on a highway ramp with a sign advertising his golden voice. The video’s millions of views led to national television appearances and […]

Ted Williams has had a roller coaster ride over the last few years as he went from being homeless and addicted to drugs to capturing the public’s attention with his golden voice. But now, Williams, who turned his situation around and captured a voice-over job as a spokesman for Kraft Macaroni and Cheese, among others, […]

Ted “The Golden Voice” Williams’ new book, The Golden Voice: How Faith, Hard Work, and Humility Brought Me from the Streets to Salvation.

A year ago, Ted Williams became an overnight sensation. The feel-good story of 2011, Williams was discovered on an Ohio highway when a videographer recorded the former radio personality who had succumbed to alcoholism and become homeless. Within a matter of two weeks, Williams was cleaned up, had secured jobs and was on seemingly every […]

D.L. visits the Red Velvet Cake Studio and discusses the rise and recent fall of overnight sensation Ted Williams.