Ed Hartwell

Radio/TV Announcer, News Anchor, Narrator

Voice Description

Ed Hartwell's voice is one of the most smooth, dynamic, and authoritive voices around. It is big, bold, and resonate. Yet, it is soft, warm, and includes a big warm smile. His voice also has an undefinable quality called presence -- a quality which makes it easy for the listener to not only hear, but, helps them to pay attention. The voice of Ed Hartwell is the clear choice for your next project.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Young Adult Male
• Middle Age Male
• Senior Male

Language(s) of Which I Am a Native Speaker:

• English - USA and Canada

I Offer my Services for these Recording Purposes

• Commercials
• Promos
• IVR, voicemail, phone systems, and on-hold messages
• Training, business presentations, sales, and web sites
• Audiobooks
• Videogames
• Documentaries
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers
• Podcasts
• Adult content
• Songs
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

My Union Affiliations and Memberships


My Recording and Delivery Capabilities

• I will go to any designated studio in my area
• I have Phone Patch in my studio
• I can record and then deliver the audio files via Email
• I can record and then upload the audio files via FTP
• I can record and then deliver the files by regular mail

Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer

• I offer copywriting services
• I offer translation services
• I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks

My Home Base

, Florida, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

American, British, Hispanic, and Hindu accents. He can also do Cartoon Characters such as Elmer Fudd, Mickey Mouse, and Silvester the cat; Ed Sullivan, John Kennedy, Tom Brokaw, David Brinkly, Jimmy Carter, Julia Childs, and many more.

My Voice Experience

Wrote and produced song in 1972 titled "Funky Monkey."

Served as announcer, news director, Radio Head and other positions at American Forces Radio and Television Service (AFRTS) in Roosevelt Roads, Puerto Rico 1978-1981. Did voice over for numerous projects during this period.

Hosted only live U. S. Navy Radio show in North America from 1982-84 on WBVD AM Radio, Boston.

Wrote, anchored, and produced Network News, a weekly closed circuit news program geared for employees of the Naval Aviation Depot, Jacksonville, Florida. Narrated numerous command presentations, voice over news stories, and related audio/video projects.

My Training

Graduated Defense Info Class A -1978

Graduated Defense Broadcast Specialist 1978

Desigated U. S. Navy Broadcast Specialist 1978

Winner of the Admiral William Thompson Award for Excellence in Communications in 1994.

My Studio Equipment

more to come.

Additional Skills

May 92 - Dec 98

Employed by Public Affairs Office, Naval Aviation Depot Jacksonville, Florida, one of the Navy's three Industrial level repair facilities - Responsible for wide range of Public Affairs functions - Wrote and co-hosted weekly closed-circuit television news program.

Special Qualifications and Skills: Former Navy Journalist (Broadcast Spec), highly qualified in all communications and public relations functions. Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Netscape Communicator, FrontPage 2000, Ventura Publisher, and Excel. Background includes all aspects of print and broadcast journalism, radio narration, radio production, television news, anchoring, television production, media relations, events planning and execution, and Internet web site development/publishing, and e-commerce management.


Bachelor of Science (BS) Degree in Communications, Capitol University, June 1988

Payment Methods Accepted

• Wire transfers

Contact Information

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