"HEE HEE" is exactly how the stand-up comedian, writer, radio personality, and author begins with the classic Jackie chuckle and million dollar grin.
"Hi. I am Jackie the Joke Man Martling with a huge congratulations to COSTA RICA'S CALL CENTER." John Coger "Jackie" Martling, Jr. is best known as the former head writer for The Howard Stern Show from 1983 to 2001. The staff at CCC appreciates the personal shout out from an old school legend.
"Celebrating their 12th year in business." Jackie can understand the competitive BPO industry and what it takes to have the endurance to fulfill the needs of clients that offshore services. Born and raised on Long Island, New York, THE JOKE MAN began a career in stand-up comedy in 1979, developing a blue comedy act in local venues. Since his departure from The Howard Stern Show, Martling has undertaken various projects, including acting roles in television and film, and continues to perform stand-up.
The radio comedian continues his soft jab at the 12 years business milestone, "That is almost a dozen. HEE HEE."
"What a place!" The Joke Man loves a happy work environment and it showed in his own determination. Howard Stern took a liking to Jackie's jokes and invited him on as a guest in February 1983. After becoming a weekly personality, he worked "on the come" hoping for a permanent position with Robin Quivers, Fred Norris and Baba Booey. Stern created a popular segment titled "Stump The Comedian". This joke contest had fans and caller to the show challenge Martling to finish a joke while providing the punchline. If Jackie failed, the caller would win a prize.
"classic art deco building, neon marquees, jukebox arcade, 11 pinball machines" Jackie's taste and style was a huge influence on the show. Jackie also was famous for his after work adventures.He became known as the head writer who would take lines written by himself and sound effects and producer Fred Norris and "determine what goes in front of Howard.
"A 1950s cafe to die for!" Obviously, Jackie knows that a good double cheeseburger can be found in Central America and worth the trip.
"and vintage Mercedes limousine for VIP guests" Since Howard has Ronnie the Limo driver, Jackie knew the importance of having the talent arrive to the studio in style. CCC goes the extra mile by ensuring that our clients, guests and the lucky chosen get picked up at SJO in luxury, style and elite comfort.
"Me, I don't work. I sleep late." Since Jackie's retirement, he does not have to get up anymore at 4AM to make it to the studio on time. A two-day special on the JOKE MAN'S time on the show titled Stern Spotlight: Jackie Martling aired in May 2007.
Nearshore business process outsourcing gives the clients many options when choosing the right location. Jackie backs up his statement on why CCC is the right choice when Human Resources decides to hire telemarketers when he says, "But why would you go anywhere else? "
Jackie concludes his personal shout out by wishing us well, "COSTA RIA'S CALL CENTER.12 years. Congratulations."
The video ends with a giggly smile.
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