Danimal Planet

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Dan McGuinness VoiceOver demo.

October 7th, 2020 – Danimal Planet the DJ – Part II! Enjoy more music from Indie artists with a live-radio format program, as well as more custom made commercials and radio banter. Click HERE to hear Part II!

August, 18, 2020 – Danimal Planet the DJ! Celebrating Dan’s 20 years in broadcasting with a radio format program featuring independent singer/songwriters & some basic radio banter. Click HERE to hear the show.

April 30th, 2020 – Dr. Dawn Kernagis joins the program to discuss her work as a Research Scientist and how she and her team are working in accordance w/ NASA on deep-sea training and studying the effects it has on the brain for people who work at underwater depths, high altitude missions and in space. Dawn is also a member of the Women Divers Hall of Fame. Click HERE to learn more about her fascinating work.

Dawn Kernagis

April 24th, 2020 – Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, iconic drummer and founding member of Creedence Clearwater Revival, Doug “Cosmo” Clifford visits the show to talk about the release of his second solo album, “Magic Window” on his 75th birthday. Take a listen HERE.


April 21st, 2020 – Photographer and Hall of Fame pitcher Randy Johnson visits the Planet to discuss his passion for photography and shares some great stories about his epic playing career in baseball. Click HERE to hear the guys have a few laughs together.


April 6th, 2020 – John Harrell visits the show to discuss his book “Killing My Father, Then Finding Him” as well as preaching messages of showing compassion, being good to one-another & other enlightening information. Click HERE to hear the episode.


March 10th, 2020 – Dan visits w/ musician Sean Hurwitz, lead guitarist for the band Smash Mouth and formerly of Enrique Iglesias. Click HERE to listen!

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March 1st, 2020 – Dan tries to get to the bottom of cell phone voicemail prompts and why we still have to wait for them in order to leave a message for people. Click HERE to listen!

February 21st, 2020 – Check out Dan’s latest podcast. He sat down with Philadelphia-area broadcaster and meteorologist, Tom Lamaine. Click HERE to listen!


April 5, 2019 – Check out the podcast w/ Joe Monks, creator of The Drunken Cat Brewery. Click HERE to listen! Mmmm, beer.

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Feb. 2019 – The latest Danimal Planet Radio podcast is up & available! Subscribe by clicking HERE to Danimal Planet on Apple Podcasts on your mobile device. Enjoy this episode with “Dot’s Pretzels”.


Sept. 2018 – Longtime, top-notch Chicago-area broadcaster and current WGN radio and voice-over talent, Ernie Scatton joins the program. You’ve heard his voice before, you just didn’t realize it. Click HERE to listen!


Oct. 2018 – Dan joins the Rapid City Rush hockey club as their new Public Address Announcer, working home games at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center in Rapid City, South Dakota for the 2018-2019 ECHL season.


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Welcome to the Danimal Planet Radio podcast!  Podcasts will be available here as well as iTunes Podcasts, Soundcloud and Facebook! Enjoy.

In May of 2000, broadcasting history was made when Dan landed his first radio job in Sedona, Arizona. (OK, not history, but he does intend to make his mark on it!) As a child it was always a dream to work in radio and sports broadcasting. Now, having enjoyed working in formats such as AM/FM, internet radio, voiceovers, sports play-by-play and public address announcing, his broadcasting career has spanned over 20 years!

McGuinness returned to the broadcast booth in Summer 2018 as the Public Address Announcer for the Spearfish Sasquatch wrapping up the inaugural season in the Expedition League. Later in October 2018 Dan joined the Rapid City Rush hockey club as their new Public Address Announcer, returning to hockey after a five year layoff. Dan spent three seasons, (2007-2009), working for the Joliet Jackhammers baseball organization in the Northern League in Joliet, Illinois also as Public Address Announcer. Dan says about working at the minor league level in professional baseball was “some of the most fun I’ve ever had in my life!”

Of course after many years of already working in the industry, he decided to go back to school to learn more about audio/video editing, producing and writing. So, in 2014 Dan became a graduate of The Illinois Media School Chicago Campus, (formerly Illinois Center for Broadcasting).

Contact Dan for more info on any voiceover or audio production needs you may have. Below are some podcast examples from his radio show Danimal Planet.


Danimal Planet Podcast – “Dot’s Pretzels” – 2/7/19

Danimal Planet Podcast – “Ernie Scatton” –  9/14/18″

Danimal Planet Podcast – “Ray Flores” – 3/21/18

Danimal Planet Podcast – “Tab Bamford” – 2/21/18

Danimal Planet Podcast – “The Banana Bandit”

Interview w/ Aaron Fronk of FND Films

Interview w/ ESPNChicago’s Jeff Dickerson who covers the Chicago Bears.