John Ford

natural, honest, conversational, personable, real

• John Ford is registered with Voice123 since Dec 11, 2008.
• John Ford started his/her voice over career in 1981.
• Currently John Ford is a Standard subscriber.
• Auditions and proposals submitted through Voice123 during the past six months: 0
• John Ford was last active on Voice123 98 days ago

Voice Description

I have a natural, friendly and smooth read, but I can also turn it up a bit and deliver harder announcer read or a sarcastic or snarky read. I've been in the business for over 20 years, mostly specializing in creative voice and production for major market and network radio. I can handle your commercials and promos with a believable and personable read or with more punch for a harder sell. When you're looking for professional, personal and honest approach for your Radio or TV spot/promotion, Internet Podcast or business presentation, I'm a natural choice with a natural voice. I can also handle your Imaging, Cartoon, Documentary, Audiobook, Educational, Telephone, Corporate Narration, Flash Presentations, E-Learning, On-Hold Messaging and other audio production needs. I specialize in radio and TV imaging and can handle the entire production 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 - North American

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

• Jobs for SAG-AFTRA (US) signatories

My Union Affiliations and Memberships

None

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 offer radio ad production services
• I have a music library and can add music to any project
• I can add special effects to any project

My Home Base

Austin, Texas, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

English, Irish, Indian, New York, etc. I'll try anything once! ;)

My Voice Experience

I have 20 plus years in the business specializing in voice, production, imaging and creative services for major market and network radio. I've cut more spots than than the dogcatcher. My experience includes stints as the Executive Producer/Creative Services for ABC Radio Networks, Creative Service Director for WLLZ-Detroit, WIOD-Miami, WZTA-Miami, WSHE-Miami, KZPS-Dallas, The Edge-Dallas working with numerous regional and national clients.

My Training

The school of hard knocks. Bought my first Mac in 1987. ProTools 1.0. I even remember how to cut tape! I'm also an accomplished acoustic fingerstyle guitarist.

My Studio Equipment

ProTools, Octavia, Sure SM5 microphones. More outboard equipment than you can shake a stick at. Music, sweep and SFX libraries. Files can be uploaded to my password protected FTP site.

Additional Skills

I'm a Geek. Had my first Mac in '87 and have been using ProTools since 1.0. I'm a Apple Certified Support Professional and Certified Technical Coordinator. I'm also an accomplished fingerstyle guitarist and songwriter, one of my passions. My background also covers many years as a radio programmer (mostly talk),talk host and morning jock in major markets including Miami, Dallas, Detroit and New York. I've overseen the Creative Services for the launch of network radio including: The Tom Joyner Show, Radio Disney, Greenstone Media Women's Radio Network and numerous projects for Sabo Media in New York as VP of New Media. I'm sure I could come up with more, but that's enough... ha.

Payment Methods Accepted

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Doccumentary

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Corporate

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