Atlanta, GA (August 12, 2010)–Audio production and commercial voice-over wizard William “Troll” Tullis passed away Saturday August 7, 2010 at his home in Atlanta.
Troll (his self-appointed nickname) began his radio career at student radio station WVVS-FM at Valdosta State College. He moved to Atlanta in the early 1970s and joined Ed Shane’s progressive-formatted WPLO-FM. His career path shifted to television and Bill spent 20-plus years at Ted Turner’s WTBS-TV. He produced audio for shows such as the infamous “Bill Tush Early Morning Update” and singer-songwriter James Brown. Troll was behind the board as producer on many award-winning production projects, including theme music for the Atlanta Braves baseball team and the Olympics.
After leaving WTBS, Troll devoted his skills to freelance work and his home and mobile audio recording business. He recorded, mastered, and/or advised many major recording artists, including Dolly Parton and James Taylor.