Description: Butch Hoover majored in journalism at the University of Kentucky. After graduation, he postponed his journalism career and moved to Canada for nine years. When he returned to Kentucky he began a career in radio news and worked at radio stations in Frankfort, Lexington and Louisville. He began work at APH as a part-time narrator in 1988, but eventually decided to leave radio news and read full time for the Printing House. Butch has recorded over 900 titles for APH and received both the Alexander Scourby Award (1999) and the TORGI award from the Canadian National Institute for the Blind.