Al B. Love!

Warm, friendly, mature, professional.

Voice Description

Can be warm and articulate for narrations; fun, exciting & upbeat or smooth & mellow for commercials & radio/tv imaging; smooth and professional for presentations.
Can also do a few character voices like a Jamaican,
old lady, 'Bubba' Redneck.

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

• Commercials
• Promos
• IVR, voicemail, phone systems, and on-hold messages
• Training, business presentations, sales, and web sites
• Audiobooks
• Documentaries
• Podcasts

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
• 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

Atlanta, GA, Georgia, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Unknown - Click here to ask Al B. Love!

My Voice Experience

VISION RADIO NETWORK, Sacramento, CA 2005 - Present
• Signature voice.
• Creator, writer, producer and host of The Old School Funkfest™ internet radio show.

SHERIDAN BROADCASTING CORP, Atlanta, GA 2003 - 2009
Director of Production & Creative Services/Recording Engineer/Voiceover Artist/Board Operator
Responsibilities include voicing and producing imaging, promos and commercials for network affiliates across the country. Also responsible for:
• Loading commercials & completed production into Scott Studio System for airing on network.
• Maintaining quality control on all production.
• Assisting in the training of new production personnel.
• Participating in creative production sessions.
• Scheduling and engineering production/recording sessions.
• Identifying, keeping a log of and reporting all studio equipment malfunctions.
• Producing (on a weekly basis) The Bobby Jones Gospel Countdown Syndicated Radio Show.

OMP GROUP, LLC, Atlanta, GA 1997 - 2003
Production Director/Recording Engineer/Voice Talent
Responsibilities included voicing and producing imaging and commercials for several radio stations across the country. In addition to:
• Maintaining quality control of all completed production.
• Participated in the training of new production personnel.
• Performed maintenance check of all production studios.
• Participated in creative production sessions.
• Identified and reported all studio equipment malfunctions.
• Maintained production supply inventory

WALR, Cox Radio, Inc., Atlanta, GA 2001 - 2002
On-Air Talent
Part-time & weekends.

WALR, Ring Radio Company, Atlanta, GA 2000 - 2001
On-Air Talent
Part time and weekends.


WOWI, WSVY, WMYK - Clear Channel Radio of Norfolk, Norfolk, VA 1996 - 1997
Production Director/Part Time On-Air Talent
Efficiently ran production department. Responsible for:
• Assigning production to on-air staff.
• Producing imaging, promos and commercials for all three stations.
• Making sure all commercials were in the on-air control room at the end of the day.

KMJQ, Clear Channel Radio of Houston, Houston, TX 1991 - 1996
On-Air Talent/Assistant Production Director
Worked the overnight shift (2am-5:30am) as Al B. Love!
• Produced and hosted the #1 rated "Old School Sunday" radio show at a major market radio station.
• Technical producer and in-studio announcer for the "Smokin' and the Bandit" morning show.
• Assisted production director in assigning production to on-air staff.
• Produced imaging, promos and commercials.

CELEBRATION COMPUTER SYSTEMS, Houston, TX 1987 - 1991
Production Manager/Voice Talent
Successfully managed production department.
• Produced on-line informational messaging services for the KLOL Concert Hotline and the Houston Info line.
• Performed copywriting, commercial development, promotions and event coordination.
• Technical and engineering assistance.

KLDE, Cox Communications, Houston, TX 1987 - 1991
Part Time On-Air Talent/Production/Board Operator
• Produced the morning show & the "All Request" evening show.

KJYY, Entercom Communications, Houston, TX 1987 - 1988
Part Time On-Air Talent/Production

My Training

Diploma 1986
School of Broadcast Arts, Honesdale, PA - Course covered all facets of broadcasting.
Diploma 1987
Columbia School of Broadcasting, Houston, TX - Studies included announcing, copywriting, newscasting, sports & DJ techniques.
Diploma 2001
Audio Institute of America, San Francisco, CA - Course covered all facets of recording engineering.

My Studio Equipment

* Acer AOA150-1570 Netbook PC--Intel Atom Processor--1GB DDR Dual Channel Memory
* Custom-Built 2.66GHz Core 2 Duo PC--20" LCD flat screen monitor
* Mackie 1642-VLZ 16-Channel Mixer
* Adobe Audition 1.5 & 2.0
* Melodyne Uno
* iZotope Ozone 4 64-bit Intergrated Mastering System with Analog Modeling
* BBE 362 Sonic Maximizer (outboard and plug-in)
* FL Studio
* dbx 266XL Compressor/Gate
* Behringer Virualizer Pro Digital Effects Processor
* Behringer Ultragraph Pro 15-Band Graphic Equalizer
* Behringer 4-Channel Headphone Amp
* (2) Behringer VX2000 Ultra-Voice Mic Pre/Voice Processor
* KEL Audio HM-1 Condenser Mic
* Marshall Electronics MXL2003 Condenser Mic
* Marshall Electronics MXL990s Condenser Mic
* Marshall Electronics MXLV67B Condenser Mic
* B.L.U.E. 8-Ball Condenser Mic
* Shure SM7B Mic
* M-Audio Studiophile DX4 Active Nearfield Monitors
* Modular Components Systems Direct Drive Turntable
* Pioneer CT-W103 Cassette Deck
* Pioneer CDJ-800 Compact Disc Player
* Sony MDX-D3 Compact Disc/Minidisc Deck
* Tascam BR-20 2-Track Reel-to-Reel
* Ensoniq Keyboard Sampler
* Sony 7506 Headphones (1 pair)
* Sennheiser Headphones (2 pair)
* 1000’s of Production Elements

Additional Skills

Recording engineer, radio imaging specialist, commercial voiceovers. Also capable of producing demo presentations, airchecks, outgoing phone/answering machine messages, on-hold messages, voiceovers for powerpoint presentations, as well as production of long & short form syndicated radio shows. Accurate knowledge of Adobe Audition, WaveLab 5, & SawPro.

Payment Methods Accepted

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

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