John Ford

natural, honest, conversational, personable, guy next door, announcer, narrator, storyteller

Voice Description

John has a natural, friendly, conversational, clean and smooth voice. John's Voice Overs are ideally suited for anytime you need a natural and real read. The perfect voice for everything from instructional and educational voices to a caring and calming read. Keep in mind that John can also turn it up a bit with an announcer read, if you need that too! John specialises in Commercials, Promos, Radio and TV Imaging, Cartoons, Documentaries, Audiobooks, Business, Educational, Radio, Telephone, Podcasting, Corporate Narration, Flash Presentations, E-Learning, On-Hold Messaging and Audio Production. Languages: English (North American) Accents: Southern, Texan, New York, Indian, British Other Skills: Documentaries, Business, Radio, Educational, Telephone, Podcasting, Video Games, Television, Internet, Cartoons. Remote direction for producers and clients available via ipDTL using your Chrome Browser and no additional software. ISDN connection also available.

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
• Videogames
• Documentaries
• TV shows and movies
• Podcasts
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)
• Cartoon/Animation

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

My Union Affiliations and Memberships

None

My Recording and Delivery Capabilities

• I will go to any designated studio in my area
• I have ISDN in my studio
• 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
• I have ipDTL in my studio

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, Texan, Southern.

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, Neuman TLM 103, Octavia, Sure SM5b microphones. More outboard gear than you can shake a stick at. Custom isolated sound booth. iPDTL/ISDN, music, sweep and SFX libraries. Google Fiber

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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