• John Horrigan
  • Five-time Boston/New England Emmy Award-winning narrator who leverages vocal inflection, annunciation, resonance, cadence, timbre and tempo.
  • Gender: Male
  • Location: MA,United States
  • Website: www.johnhorrigan.com
  • Available for: Royalty Share or $100-$200 PFH

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"The Folklorist: Great Brant Rock Fire"

Category : History
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Melodramatic
Performance Notes
Audio track, with complete soundscape of an Emmy Award-winning television program that John writes and hosts entitled "The Folklorist". This segment is about "The Great Brant Rock Fire", which took place in April of 1941. 19th century. Recorded in 2016. See http://www.folklorist.tv

"The Folklorist: Robert Smalls"

Category : History
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Authoritative
Performance Notes
Audio track, with complete soundscape of an Emmy Award-winning television program that John writes and hosts entitled "The Folklorist". This segment is about "Robert Smalls", which took place in the 19th century. Recorded in 2016. See http://www.folklorist.tv

"The Folklorist: The Powder Alarm"

Category : History
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Rough/edgy
Performance Notes
Audio track, with complete soundscape of an Emmy Award-winning television program that John writes and hosts entitled "The Folklorist". This segment is about "The Powder Alarm", which took place in 1774. Recorded in 2015. See http://www.folklorist.tv

"The Folklorist: Princess Caraboo"

Category : Fiction
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Perky
Performance Notes
Audio track, with complete soundscape of an Emmy Award-winning television program that John writes and hosts entitled "The Folklorist". This segment is about "Princess Caraboo", which took place in the 19th century. Recorded in 2015. See http://www.folklorist.tv

"The Folklorist: Ambush at Ape Canyon

Category : Mysteries & Thrillers
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-Western
Vocal Style : Spooky
Performance Notes
Audio track, with complete soundscape of an Emmy Award-winning television program that John writes and hosts entitled "The Folklorist". This segment is about "The Ambush at Ape Canyon", which took place in . Recorded in late 2015. See http://www.folklorist.tv

"The Folklorist: Gasparilla"

Category : Mysteries & Thrillers
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Storyteller
Performance Notes
Audio track, with complete soundscape of an Emmy Award-winning television program that John writes and hosts entitled "The Folklorist". This segment is about "Gasparilla", which took place in the early 18th century. Recorded in 2015. See http://www.folklorist.tv

"The Folklorist: Deborah Sampson"

Category : History
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Authoritative
Performance Notes
Audio track, with complete soundscape of an Emmy Award-winning television program that John writes and hosts entitled "The Folklorist". This segment is about "Deborah Sampson", which took place in the late 18th century. Recorded in 2015. See http://www.folklorist.tv

"The Folklorist: The Cardiff Giant"

Category : History
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Informed
Performance Notes
Audio track, with complete soundscape of an Emmy Award-winning television program that John writes and hosts entitled "The Folklorist". This segment is about "The Boston Massacre", which took place in the middle of the 19th century. Recorded in 2013. See http://www.folklorist.tv

"The Folklorist: New England Lighthouse Storm"

Category : History
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Versatile
Performance Notes
Audio track, with complete soundscape of an Emmy Award-winning television program that John writes and hosts entitled "The Folklorist". This segment is about "The New England Lighthouse Storm", which took place in 1851. Recorded in 2014. See http://www.folklorist.tv

"The Folklorist: The Year Without A Summer"

Category : History
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Authoritative
Performance Notes
Audio track, with complete soundscape of an Emmy Award-winning television program that John writes and hosts entitled "The Folklorist". This segment is about "The Year Without A Summer", which took place in 1816. Recorded in 2013. See http://www.folklorist.tv

"The Folklorist: The Wooden Horse"

Category : History
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Intimidating
Performance Notes
Audio track, with complete soundscape of an Emmy Award-winning television program that John writes and hosts entitled "The Folklorist". This segment is about "The Wooden Horse", which took place in the early 1940's. Recorded in 2014. See http://www.folklorist.tv

"The Folklorist: Hugh Glass"

Category : History
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Engaging
Performance Notes
Audio track, with complete soundscape of an Emmy Award-winning television program that John writes and hosts entitled "The Folklorist". This segment is about "The Legend of Hugh Glass", which took place in the middle of the 19th century. Recorded in 2014. See http://www.folklorist.tv

"The Folklorist: Cottingley Fairies"

Category : Kids
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Refined
Performance Notes
Audio track, with complete soundscape of an Emmy Award-winning television program that John writes and hosts entitled "The Folklorist". This segment is about "The Cottingley Fairies", which took place in the early 20th century. Recorded in 2013. See http://www.folklorist.tv

"The Folklorist: Shackleton's Voyage"

Category : History
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Professorial
Performance Notes
Audio track, with complete soundscape of an Emmy Award-winning television program that John writes and hosts entitled "The Folklorist". This segment is about "Shackleton's Voyage", which took place in the early 20th century. Recorded in 2014. See http://www.folklorist.tv

"The Folklorist: Elizabeth Jennings"

Category : History
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Inspirational
Performance Notes
Audio track, with complete soundscape of an Emmy Award-winning television program that John writes and hosts entitled "The Folklorist". This segment is about "Elizabeth Jennings", which took place in the 1840's. Recorded in 2014. See http://www.folklorist.tv

"The Folklorist: The Gloucester Sea Serpent"

Category : History
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Engaging
Performance Notes
Audio track, with complete soundscape of an Emmy Award-winning television program that John writes and hosts entitled "The Folklorist". This segment is about "The Gloucester Sea Serpent", which took place in 1817. Recorded in 2014. See http://www.folklorist.tv

"The Folklorist: The Washington D.C. Tornado"

Category : History
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Booming
Performance Notes
Audio track, with complete soundscape of an Emmy Award-winning television program that John writes and hosts entitled "The Folklorist". This segment is about "The Tornadoes of Washington D.C.", which took place in 1815. Recorded in 2013. See http://www.folklorist.tv

"The Folklorist" Haunted Hoosac Tunnel"

Category : Mysteries & Thrillers
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Engaging
Performance Notes
Audio track, with complete soundscape of an Emmy Award-winning television program that John writes and hosts entitled "The Folklorist". This segment is about "The Haunted Hoosac Tunnel", which took place in middle of the 19th century. Recorded in 2013. See http://www.folklorist.tv

"The Folklorist: The Prince of Pirates"

Category : History
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Authoritative
Performance Notes
Audio track, with complete soundscape of an Emmy Award-winning television program that John writes and hosts entitled "The Folklorist". This segment is about "The Prince of Pirates", which took place in the early 1700's. Recorded in 2013. See http://www.folklorist.tv

"The Folklorist: Angels of Mons"

Category : History
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Resonant
Performance Notes
Audio track, with complete soundscape of an Emmy Award-winning television program that John writes and hosts entitled "The Folklorist". This segment is about "The Angels of Mons", which took place in 1914. Recorded in 2013. See http://www.folklorist.tv

"The Folklorist: The Ponzi Scheme"

Category : History
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Storyteller
Performance Notes
Audio track, with complete soundscape of an Emmy Award-winning television program that John writes and hosts entitled "The Folklorist". This segment is about "The Ponzi Scheme", which took place in the early 20th century. Recorded in 2013. See http://www.folklorist.tv

"The Folklorist: Robinson Crusoes of Wake Island"

Category : History
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Melodramatic
Performance Notes
Audio track, with complete soundscape of an Emmy Award-winning television program that John writes and hosts entitled "The Folklorist". This segment is about "The Robinson Crusoes of Wake Island", which took place in the 1940's. Recorded in 2013. See http://www.folklorist.tv

"The Folklorist: The Children's Blizzard"

Category : History
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Engaging
Performance Notes
Audio track, with complete soundscape of an Emmy Award-winning television program that John writes and hosts entitled "The Folklorist". This segment is about "The Children's Blizzard", which took place in 1888. Recorded in 2013. See http://www.folklorist.tv

"The Folklorist: The Dover Demon"

Category : Science Fiction & Fantasy
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Storyteller
Performance Notes
Audio track, with complete soundscape of an Emmy Award-winning television program that John writes and hosts entitled "The Folklorist". This segment is about "The Dover Demon", which took place in 1977. Recorded in 2012. See http://www.folklorist.tv

"The Folklorist: Kilroy Was Here"

Category : History
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Masculine
Performance Notes
Audio track, with complete soundscape of an Emmy Award-winning television program that John writes and hosts entitled "The Folklorist". This segment is about "Kilroy Was Here", which took place in the 1940's. Recorded in 2013. See http://www.folklorist.tv

"The Folklorist: George Washington's Poisoned Peas"

Category : History
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Informed
Performance Notes
Audio track, with complete soundscape of an Emmy Award-winning television program that John writes and hosts entitled "The Folklorist". This segment is about "George Washington and the Poisoned Peas", which took place in the later 18th century. Recorded in 2013. See http://www.folklorist.tv

"The Folklorist: Spring-Heeled Jack"

Category : Science Fiction & Fantasy
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Brooding
Performance Notes
Audio track, with complete soundscape of an Emmy Award-winning television program that John writes and hosts entitled "The Folklorist". This segment is about "Spring-Heeled Jack", which took place in the 19th century. Recorded in 2013. See http://www.folklorist.tv

"The Folklorist: The Grape Island Alarm"

Category : History
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Engaging
Performance Notes
Audio track, with complete soundscape of an Emmy Award-winning television program that John writes and hosts entitled "The Folklorist". This segment is about "The Grape Island Alarm", which took place in 1775. Recorded in 2013. See http://www.folklorist.tv

"The Folklorist: The Poe Toaster"

Category : Science Fiction & Fantasy
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Persuasive
Performance Notes
Audio track, with complete soundscape of an Emmy Award-winning television program that John writes and hosts entitled "The Folklorist". This segment is about "The Poe Toaster", which took place during the 19th century. Recorded in 2013. See http://www.folklorist.tv

"The Folklorist: Nikola Tesla"

Category : History
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Engaging
Performance Notes
Audio track, with complete soundscape of an Emmy Award-winning television program that John writes and hosts entitled "The Folklorist". This segment is about "The Tale of Nikola Tesla", which took place at the turn of the 20th century. Recorded in 2013. See http://www.folklorist.tv

"The Folklorist: The Great New England Hurricane"

Category : History
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Authoritative
Performance Notes
Audio track, with complete soundscape of an Emmy Award-winning television program that John writes and hosts entitled "The Folklorist". This segment is about "The Great New England Hurricane", which took place in 1938. Recorded in 2013. See http://www.folklorist.tv

"The Folklorist: The Night The Stars Fell"

Category : History
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Enthusiastic/Excited
Performance Notes
Audio track, with complete soundscape of an Emmy Award-winning television program that John writes and hosts entitled "The Folklorist". This segment is about "The Night the Stars Fell", which took place in 1833. Recorded in 2013. See http://www.folklorist.tv

"The Folklorist: Lost City of Norumbega"

Category : History
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Informed
Performance Notes
Audio track, with complete soundscape of an Emmy Award-winning television program that John writes and hosts entitled "The Folklorist". This segment is about "The Lost City of Norumbega", which took place in the late 1800's. Recorded in 2013. See http://www.folklorist.tv

"The Folklorist: D.B. Cooper"

Category : Mysteries & Thrillers
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Booming
Performance Notes
Audio track, with complete soundscape of an Emmy Award-winning television program that John writes and hosts entitled "The Folklorist". This segment is about "The Legend of D.B. Cooper", which took place in the early 1970's . Recorded in 2012. See http://www.folklorist.tv

"The Folklorist: The Great Moon Hoax"

Category : Nonfiction
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Persuasive
Performance Notes
Audio track, with complete soundscape of an Emmy Award-winning television program that John writes and hosts entitled "The Folklorist". This segment is about "The Great Moon Hoax", which took place in 1835. Recorded in 2013. See http://www.folklorist.tv

"The Folklorist: We Broadcast This Interruption"

Category : Mysteries & Thrillers
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Engaging
Performance Notes
Audio track, with complete soundscape of an Emmy Award-winning television program that John writes and hosts entitled "The Folklorist". This segment is about "We Broadcast This Interruption", which took place in 1986. Recorded in 2013. See http://www.folklorist.tv

"The Folklorist: The Battle of Los Angeles"

Category : Mysteries & Thrillers
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Enthusiastic/Excited
Performance Notes
Audio track, with complete soundscape of an Emmy Award-winning television program that John writes and hosts entitled "The Folklorist". This segment is about "The Battle of Los Angeles", which took place in 1942 . Recorded in 2013. See http://www.folklorist.tv

"The Folklorist: Amelia's Final Flight"

Category : History
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Storyteller
Performance Notes
Audio track, with complete soundscape of an Emmy Award-winning television program that John writes and hosts entitled "The Folklorist". This segment is about "Amerlia's Final Flight", which took place in 1937. Recorded in 2012. See http://www.folklorist.tv

"The Folklorist: The Grasshopper and the Ant"

Category : Classics
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Articulate
Performance Notes
Audio track, with complete soundscape of an Emmy Award-winning television program that John writes and hosts entitled "The Folklorist". This segment is about "The Grasshopper and the Ant", which took place in the 18th century. Recorded in 2012. See http://www.folklorist.tv

"The Folklorist: Porky's Prank"

Category : Comedy
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Engaging
Performance Notes
Audio track, with complete soundscape of an Emmy Award-winning television program that John writes and hosts entitled "The Folklorist". This segment is about "Porky's Prank", which took place in 1974 . Recorded in 2012. See http://www.folklorist.tv

"The Folklorist: The Lady in Black"

Category : Mysteries & Thrillers
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Melodramatic
Performance Notes
Audio track, with complete soundscape of an Emmy Award-winning television program that John writes and hosts entitled "The Folklorist". This segment is about "TheLady in Black", which took place in the 1860's. Recorded in 2013. See http://www.folklorist.tv

"The Folklorist: Los Angeles Nuclear Meltdown"

Category : History
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Authoritative
Performance Notes
Audio track, with complete soundscape of an Emmy Award-winning television program that John writes and hosts entitled "The Folklorist". This segment is about "The Los Angeles Nuclear Meltdown", which took place in the early 1950's . Recorded in 2012. See http://www.folklorist.tv

"The Folklorist: New England's Dark Day"

Category : History
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Informed
Performance Notes
Audio track, with complete soundscape of an Emmy Award-winning television program that John writes and hosts entitled "The Folklorist". This segment is about "New England's Dark Day", which took place in 1781 . Recorded in 2011. See http://www.folklorist.tv

"The Folklorist: An American Army of Two"

Category : History
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Informed
Performance Notes
Audio track, with complete soundscape of an Emmy Award-winning television program that John writes and hosts entitled "The Folklorist". This segment is about "An American Army of Two", which took place in 1814. Recorded in 2012. See http://www.folklorist.tv

"The Folklorist: The Cuban Missile Crisis"

Category : Drama & Poetry
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Melodramatic
Performance Notes
Audio track, with complete soundscape of an Emmy Award-winning television program that John writes and hosts entitled "The Folklorist". This segment is about "The Cuban Missile Crisis", which took place in 1962. Recorded in 2012. See http://www.folklorist.tv

"The Folklorist: The Christmas Truce"

Category : History
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Inspirational
Performance Notes
Audio track, with complete soundscape of an Emmy Award-winning television program that John writes and hosts entitled "The Folklorist". This segment is about "The Christmas Truce", which took place in 1914. Recorded in 2011. See http://www.folklorist.tv

"The Folklorist: The Great Boston Molasses Flood"

Category : History
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Engaging
Performance Notes
Audio track, with complete soundscape of an Emmy Award-winning television program that John writes and hosts entitled "The Folklorist". This segment is about "The Great Boston Molasses Flood" which took place in 1919. Recorded in 2011. See http://www.folklorist.tv

"The Folklorist: The Boston Massacre"

Category : History
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Authoritative
Performance Notes
Audio track, with complete soundscape of an Emmy Award-winning television program that John writes and hosts entitled "The Folklorist". This segment is about "The Boston Massacre", which took place in 1770. Recorded in 2011. See http://www.folklorist.tv

17th Century Arson in Boston

Category : History
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Enthusiastic/Excited
Performance Notes
John produced and directed a segment (complete with sound effects) about a fire in Boston during 1676. He performs all of the character voices. Steve Russo was the audio editor. Recorded in 2002.

17th Century Boston Earthquake

Category : History
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Engaging
Performance Notes
John produced and directed a recording (complete with sound effects) where he performs all character. The segment is a piece about a mythical earthquake in Boston during the 1600's. Steve Russo is the audio editor. Recorded in 2001.

The Great Brant Rock Fire

Category : History
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Authoritative
Performance Notes
John reads from the Boston American of April 22nd, 1941 about the Great Brant Rock Fire.

The Great Brant Rock Fire - Boston Post

Category : History
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Authoritative
Performance Notes
John reads from the Boston Post of April 22nd, 1941 about the Great Brant Rock Fire.

Great Brant Rock Fire - Boston Traveler

Category : History
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Masculine
Performance Notes
John reads from the Boston Traveler of April 22nd, 1941 about the Great Brant Rock Fire.

Great Brant Rock Fire - Boston American

Category : History
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Announcer
Performance Notes
John reads from the Boston American of April 22nd, 1941 about the Great Brant Rock Fire.

Great Tornado of 1643

Category : History
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Authoritative
Performance Notes
John reads about a tornado in northeast Massachusetss on July 5th, 1643 (complete with sound effects).

Great College Riots of the 18th Century

Category : History
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Husky
Performance Notes
John reads about college riots in the late 1700's and early 1800's

To The River Charles

Category : Drama & Poetry
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Authoritative
Performance Notes
John reads Henry Wordsworth Longfellow's poem "To the River Charles"

Battle of Teutoborg Forest

Category : History
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Booming
Performance Notes
John reads about the Battle of Teutoborg Forest in 9 A.D. when an alliance of Germanic tribes ambushed and decisively destroyed three Roman legions and their auxiliaries, led by Publius Quinctilius Varus.

The Martha's Vineyard Waterspout of 1896

Category : History
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Informed
Performance Notes
John reads about a tornado spotted in the waters off of the island of Martha's Vineyard in 1896.

The Poetry of Ewen McTeagle

Category : Drama & Poetry
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : British-General British
Vocal Style : Mature
Performance Notes
John reads the poetry of Ewen McTeagle from Monty Python's Flying Circus.

Harvard Magenta Baseball Team

Category : Sports
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Professorial
Performance Notes
The Harvard Magenta baseball team nearly defeats the undefeated Cincinnati Red Stockings in 1870

The Great Butter Rebellion of 1766

Category : History
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Husky
Performance Notes
John reads about the Great Butter Rebellion at Harvard University in 1766

The Rotten Cabbage Rebellion 1807

Category : History
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Informed
Performance Notes
John reads about the Great Rotten Cabbage Rebellion of 1807 at Harvard University.

The Declaration of Independence

Category : History
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Authoritative
Performance Notes
John reads the Declaration of Independence in July of 2009.

Big Yellow

Category : Mysteries & Thrillers
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Intimidating
Performance Notes
John Horrigan reads from Martin Caidin's "Natural or Supernatural? A Case Book of True Unexplained Mysteries" about a man-beast anthropoid encountered by American soldiers in the jungles of Viet Nam. Recorded in 1993.

All the Best Cowboys Have Chinese Eyes

Category : Nonfiction
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Straightforward
Performance Notes
Reading the liner notes inside the album jacket of Peter Townshend's "All the Best Cowboys Have Chinese Eyes"

The White Hurricane of 1804

Category : History
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Authoritative
Performance Notes
The White Hurricane of 1804 from Edward Rowe Snow's "Storms and Shipwrecks of New England"

The Great Snows of 1717

Category : History
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Straightforward
Performance Notes
Reading about the Great Snows of 1717 from David Ludlum's Early American Winters

Dark Day of 1716

Category : History
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Resonant
Performance Notes
Cold reading about a dark day in New England in the year 1716 from David Ludlum's "Early American Winters"

John Horrigan has won five Boston/New England Emmy® Awards for his role as host, writer and co-creator of the TV show "The Folklorist". In 2015, he won for "Performer/Narrator" and "Writer - Program"; 2014, for best "Program/Special"; 2013 for "Host/Moderator" and in 2012 for best "Promotion Program". In all, the program has received seven Boston/New England Emmy® Awards, twenty-three Boston/New England Emmy® Award nominations, fifteen Telly Awards, ten Communicator Awards and a national first place award for Arts & Entertainment in 2015 from the Alliance of Community Media. He crafted his narration style by reading dozens of books to the blind on the Massachusetts Radio Reading Network from 1990 - 1997. Horrigan is a prolific historical researcher who offers over 100 different lecture titles on American history, military history, astronomy, historical weather and economics and has lectured at Boston Public Library for over 20 years and many senior living communities in eastern New England. He is frequently referred to as a “New England Folklorist” and is a colonial re-enactor with the Lincoln Minutemen and a member of the historical re-enacting collaborative “Solo Together” (where he has portrayed Alexander Hamilton and appeared on National Public Radio's “Studio 360”). For the past 25 years, John has also served as a professional sports announcer for thousands of celebrity events at countless arenas and stadiums across North America that featured current and former members of several major league sports franchises, including the Boston Bruins, New England Patriots, Boston Red Sox, Boston Celtics, New York Giants, New York Jets, New York Rangers, New York Islanders, Hartford Whalers, Toronto Maple Leafs, Montreal Canadiens and NHL Alumni All Stars. His greatest thrill was announcing both a hockey and baseball game at Fenway Park, calling the "Legends Winter Hockey Classic" in January of 2010 as well as working the public address for a Boston Red Sox game in June of 2012. He recently served as an 'in-game interviewer' at the 2015 Legends Winter Classic at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Mass. Horrigan hosted "Atlantic Boxing Television" that featured "The Fighter" Micky Ward and "Hurricane" Peter McNeeley. A ten-sport announcer, Horrigan has served as the Master of Ceremonies at hundreds of celebrity golf tournaments, including the prestigious Audi quattro Cup in Boston, New York and Philadelphia. To access John's historical audio archive, please visit: http://www.historylecture.org/lecturesaudio.html Visit him on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jrhorrigan/
"The Folklorist" http://www.folklorist.tv (2011-2016): Host/Writer/Co-Creator "Be A Bruin" (2006): Announcer "The Bridgewater Triangle" (2013): Narrator To access John's historical audio archive, please visit: http://www.historylecture.org/lecturesaudio.html https://www.facebook.com/jrhorrigan/
John has won five Boston/New England Emmy® Awards for his role as host, writer and co-creator of the TV show The Folklorist. * Two 2015 Boston/New England Emmy® Awards for Performer/Narrator and Writer - Program (and four nominations for Performer/Narrator, Historical/Cultural Feature/Segment, Writer Program, and Host/Moderator). * 2014 Boston/New England Emmy® Award for Historical/Cultural Program/Special (and three nominations for Program - Host / Moderator, Writer Program and Historical/Cultural Program). * 2013 Boston/New England Emmy® Award for Program - Host/Moderator (and three nominations for Program - Host / Moderator, Writer Program, and Historical/Cultural Program). * 2012 Boston/New England Emmy® Award (and two nominations) Promotion Program - Single Spot. * Three 2017 Boston/New England Emmy® Award nominations for Historical Program, Program-Host/Moderator and Performer/Narrator * Five 2016 Boston/New England Emmy® Award nominations for Historic/Cultural Feature/Segment, Historical/Cultural Program, Program-Host/Moderator, Performer/Narrator; Writer Program. * 2016 Gold Communicator Award of Excellence for Film/Video - History/Biography - Film/Video - Entertainment * 2015 Gold Communicator Award of Excellence for Film/Video - History/Biography * 2014 Gold Communicator Award of Excellence for Film/Video - History/Biography * 2017 Silver Communicator Award of Distinction for Film/Video - History/Biography * 2016 Silver Communicator Award of Distinction for Film/Video - History/Biography * 2015 Silver Communicator Award of Distinction for Film/Video - Cultural * 2014 Silver Communicator Award of Distinction for Film/Video - Copywriting * Two 2016 Telly Awards (Two Silver Awards) for Television Program - Entertainment; People's Choice Award for TV Programs/Segments. * Two 2015 Telly Awards (Two Silver Awards) for Television Program - Cultural and the People's Choice Award for TV Programs/Segments. * 2017 Telly Awards (Bronze Award) for Television Program - History/Biography * 2016 Telly Awards (Bronze Award) for Television Program - History/Biography * 2015 Telly Awards (Bronze Award) for TV Programs/Segments - Copywriting * Three 2014 Telly Awards (Three Bronze Awards) for TV show TV Programs/Segments - Cultural Program, Copywriting and the People's Choice Award for TV Programs/Segments * Three 2013 Telly Awards (Three Bronze Awards) for TV Programs/Segments - Writing, Miscellaneous and the People's Choice Award for TV Programs/Segments. * First Place (2015/2016) - National - Alliance of Community Media for best Entertainment & Arts - Series for The Folklorist . * Third Place (2014) - New England - Alliance of Community Media: Arts and Theater (including Comedy and Drama) * First Place (2014-2017) - National - Alliance of Community Media: NewTV (production studio for The Folklorist) national First Place recipient of the Hometown Media Award for Overall Excellence in Public Education or Government Access.

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