Janina Edwards

sincere, sultry, authentic, educated, warm

Voice Description

warm, sincere, real, genuine, authentic, flexible, friendly, upbeat, welcoming, sexy, inviting, sultry, alluring, restful, soothing, suspenseful, captivating

Janina has a flexible voice suitable to a range of styles and characters. She is highly skilled at making characters come alive. Janina has an in-home recording booth and easy access to a recording studio. A graduate of New York University's Tisch School of the Arts Acting Program, Janina is based in Atlanta, Georgia. Janina has successfully completed voice over projects for Career Communications Group, Bloomquist Media, Citizens Property Insurance Corporation, Discover Link, Kineo, New Leaders, and GK Visual LLC. In the world of audiobooks, she easily voices drama, comedy, romance, nonfiction, mystery and children's books. Janina has recorded 30 books professionally for a variety of publishers and authors through Listen Up Audiobooks, Brilliance Audio, Simon & Schuster Audio, Redwood Audiobbooks, and the American Foundation for the Blind.

Atlanta, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, energetic, funny, romantic, sexy, different, black, African American, sassy, down home, southern, Jamaican, as well as British, Irish, Scottish, German

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Middle Age Female
• Senior Female

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

• English - USA and Canada

I Offer my Services for these Recording Purposes

• Training, business presentations, sales, and web sites
• Audiobooks
• Documentaries
• Podcasts
• Adult content
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

• Jobs for SAG-AFTRA (US) signatories

My Union Affiliations and Memberships


My Recording and Delivery Capabilities

• I will go to any designated studio in my area
• 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 can deliver edited and finished voice tracks
• I have a music library and can add music to any project
• I can add special effects to any project

My Home Base

, Georgia, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

north american neutral accent, african american, black, southern, Jamaican, down home, British, Irish, German

My Voice Experience


Janina Edwards has completed successful voice overs for Career Communications Group, Bloomquist Media, Citizens Property Insurance Corporation, Discover Link, Kineo, New Leaders, Synergy, Greenfield Belser and GK Visual LLC.

Professional Narrator of Audiobooks

Audiobooks: Dates in Parentheses are year of recording

Simon & Schuster:
Karin Tanabe, The Gilded Years, 2016
Nina Tassler (Editor), What I Told My Daughter (2016)
J.J. Smith, Lose Weight, Without Dieting (2014)

Listen Up Audiobooks:
Sandra Kitt, She's The One (2014)
Sandra Kitt, Family Affairs (2014)
Jasmine Beach-Ferrara, The Soldier from Damn Love (2014)
Octavia Butler, Blood Child and Other Stories (2014)
Alison Deming and Lauret Savoy editors, The Colors of Nature (several chapters) (2014)
Elizabeth Heiter, Hunted, (2013)

Brilliance Audio:
Yvette Edwards, The Mother (2016)
Angela Burt-Murray, Games Divas Play (2014)
Susan Kuklin editor, Beyond Magenta (Mariah) (2013)
Tanya Cherie Hegamin, Willow (2013)
Ernessa T. Carter, The Awesome Girls Guide to Dating Extraordinary Men (2013)
Rebecca Walker, Ade (2013)
David J. Schwartz, The Gooseberry Bluff Community College of Magic (2013)

Through ACX:
Sonsyrea Tate, Little X (2015) for Redwood Audiobooks
Angela Henry, The Company You Keep-Volume 1 The Kendra Clayton Detective Series (2015)
Lavender Parker, Flower in the Desert (2015)
Clair Goldstene, The Struggle for America's Promise (2014) for Redwood Audiobooks
M.P. McDonald, Seeking Vengeance (2014)
John Yates, Meditation in Action (2014) for Speedy Publishing, LLC
Andrew Z. Maitland, Yoga for the Beginner: The Starter Guide ( 2014) for Speedy Publishing, LLC
Theresa Mulligan, Sugar Hill, Where the Sun Rose Over Harlem (2013)
Candace Bowen Early, Wicked Embers (2013) for Rhemalda Publishing
Candace Bowen Early, Spur of the Moment (2013) for Rhemalda Publishing
Synthia Andrews, The Path of Energy (2012) for Career Press Audiobooks
Elaine Racco Chase, One Way or Another (2012)
Vicki Hinze, Mindreader (2012)
Shirrin Dubbin, Keeper of the Way (2012)

For the Georgia Radio Reading Service:
Sting, Broken Music (2014)
Dick & Debbie Church, Don't Ever Look Down (2012)
Luanne Rice, The Silver Boat (2012)
Zora Neale Hurston, Dust Tracks on a Road (2012)
Clyde Edgerton, The Night Train: a Novel (2011)
Dean Koontz, A Big Little Life: a Memoir of a Joyful Dog Named Trixie (2011)
Tina Fey, Bossypants (2011)
Stacy Schiff, Cleopatra: A Life (2010)
Sue Miller, The Lakeshore Limited (2010)
Cathleen Schine, The Three Weismanns of Westport (2010)
Danielle Steele, Big Girl (2010)
Carson McCullers, The Heart is a Lonely Hunter (2009)
Sarah Dunn, Secrets to Happiness (2009)
Tiffany Baker, The Little Giant of Aberdeen County (2009)
Gwen Ifill, The Breakthrough (2009)

American Foundation for the Blind (AFB)
Lucille Clifton, Good Woman (1987)
Rosa Guy, And I Heard a Bird Sing (1987)
Rosa Guy, The Disappearance (1987)
Rosa Guy, New Guys Around the Block (1987)
Jamaica Kincaid, A Small Place (1988)
Walter Dean Myers, Motown and Didi (1987)
Mildred D. Taylor, The Gold Cadillac (1987)

Volunteer Host, Listener Spotlight, GARRS 2011
Theatrical Outfit – Pre-show curtain speech, voicemail greetings 2008-2010
Live audio description for The Eyes of Me, The 2010 Atlanta Film Festival

My Training

Luke Truan, Audio Editing, 2012
Eileen Kimble, Audio Book Coaching, 2012
September Day Carter, Voice123 Workshop, 2012
Diane Cardeaux, Voice-Over Coaching, 2009/10

Paul Armbruster Voice-Over Seminar/Workshops 2007 and 2008
University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, Theatre Technology, M.F.A
New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, Acting Program, B.F.A.

My Studio Equipment

directional mics, Audio equipment, speakers and headphones

ISDN studios: Captive Sound Studio and Listen Up audiobooks Studio

Additional Skills

In addition to voice work, Janina is an experienced copy writer and has provided that service through her company JustWrite! Communications & Proposals, Inc. since 2003. A large part of her writing centers around grant proposals for non-profits in the arts. So she 'gets' that creative side. She is a trained theatre technician and can handle power tools and is excellent at project management.

Janina has performance experience as an actor and dancer and has sung on stage as well.

Payment Methods Accepted

• Credit cards
• Personal checks, cashier's checks, or money orders in my local currency
• Personal checks, cashier's checks, or money orders in any currency
• Wire transfers

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Additional Information

• Currently Janina Edwards is a Standard subscriber.
• Janina Edwards was last active on Voice123 173 days ago

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general audiobook

comedy funny scene

podcast non-fiction sales narr

adult romance


Meditation with Music

Character Driven