Denver International Airport has announced that 9News broadcast journalist Kim Christiansen will be the new female voice and sports announcer Alan Roach will continue as the male voice of the airport’s concourse and terminal “Train Call” announcements.

The “Train Call” is the permanent announcements heard on the train between the concourses and terminal. These include operational messages such as where to board and at which concourse passengers have arrived. In addition, the train runs temporary guest announcements by local celebrities and sports figures welcoming visitors to Denver. The current “Train Call” voices since 2007 are former news anchor Adele Arakawa and Alan Roach.

About Roach

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Roach has become a prominent figure in the Denver sports broadcasting community, having announced thousands of professional sports games for the Colorado Rockies, Denver Broncos, Colorado Avalanche, Colorado Rapids and many high profile national and global sporting events, including the Super Bowl and the Olympics.

About Christiansen

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Christiansen grew up in Arvada, Colorado and works as an anchor for 9NEWS/KUSA in Denver. She has won seven Heartland regional Emmy awards for spot news, news writing and news reporting and is devoted to the fight against breast cancer.

More than 75,000 votes were cast online for local personalities including:

The Men

Vic Lombardi, Altitude TV and sports radio; Mike Nelson, KMGH/7; Jeremy Hubbard, KDVR/31; Gary Shapiro, KUSA/9; and Alan Roach.

The Women

Kathy Walsh, KCNC/4; Kathy Sabine, KUSA/9; Denise Plante, KOSI 101; Anne Trujillo, KMGH/7 and Christiansen.

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