Jon Bascom

Authoritative, conversational, sincere, warm

Voice Description

Warm, authoritative narrations, smooth presentations. Conversational, explanatory - not high energy announcer type.

Voice is medium deep - reassuring. The guy next door.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Middle Age Male

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
• Documentaries

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

My Union Affiliations and Memberships

None

My Recording and Delivery Capabilities

• I can record and then deliver the audio files via Email

Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer

• I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks

My Home Base

, Maryland, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

no accents

My Voice Experience

My work has been almost entirely on broadcast radio and TV.

My most recent local clients in the New York area have included car dealerships (Palisades Audi, Mercedes Benz of Brooklyn, BMW Mt. Kisco, Jaguar Larchmont). These aired on WBBR New York.

Previously, for 22 years, I narrated documentaries on ABC Radio (where I was employed) and won two Peabody awards for my work.

My Training

B.A. in Radio-TV-Film, Northwestern University. Studied privately with Alvina Krause, the noted acting coach at Northwestern after her retirement.

30 + years as a correspondent in local radio and network radio / TV.
I spent 22 years covering the world for ABC Radio News.

Trained with Voice-over coach John Burr in Bethesda, Maryland.

My lifetime achievement awards include individual George F. Peabody awards for individual excellence in radio news reporting for lengthy radio documentaries that I wrote, produced and reported.

Other awards include Overseas Press Club and National Headliner Awards.

My Studio Equipment

My preferred mic. is an AKG C-3000. I also use a Schoeps CMC-6, and Sennheiser ME-80 with Mogami cables.

Runs through Mackie 1202 mixer into MacBook Pro.

Software includes Audacity, Twisted Wave and Soundsoap.

Studio is fitted with ATS acoustic foam panels.

Additional Skills

I I am a skilled audio editor on Adobe Audition, Audacity, and Twisted Wave.

I have a home studio that is available 24/7.

I can transfer files via email and accept Paypal.

I am a film festival winning filmmaker who understands the importance of placing the correct sound with images and am willing to work to producers to achieve the best effect. I am also a certified Final Cut Pro video editor.

Film awards from: The Chicago International Film Festival, C.I.N.E., and Austria.

Payment Methods Accepted

PayPal

Contact Information

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• Jon Bascom was last active on Voice123 305 days ago

Demos
Instructional #1

Commercials

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Political ads

Documentary