Brian Michaelz

Deep voice, multiple use, radio, tv, emcee, etc...

Voice Description

Brian Michaelz has been a voice over talent for 21 years. His experience ranges from radio and television commercials, to message-on-hold and phone prompts for your business, industrial and corporate DVD/CD-ROM narration, infomercials, website narration, and many other audio and video projects.

He has diversity in delivery from sincere, friendly and conversational, to energetic, upbeat and hard sell, and takes direction well to help you achieve the results you're looking for. He has the talent and ability to get your message across effectively, professionally, and with quick turnaround time.

With his own recording studio, Brian has immediate access to state-of-the art professional digital equipment, and can deliver your voice overs via mp3, wav, or CD. He can negotiate fair rates to work within your budget for your audio or video production projects.

As an added plus, he also has immediate access to other talented and experienced voices you may need; male or female (youthful or mature), Spanish speaking talent, and even convincing celebrity impersonations through his audio production company, Thornz and Nailz Productionz.


RESUME....



Brian Michaelz

Phone: 760-363-2104
Cell: 760.641.2614
Email: brian@thornzandnailz.com


OBJECTIVE: Interested in furthering my career with a media based company that will utilize my production and on air talents as well as experience in marketing and sales.

QUALIFICATIONS
I have 21 years of professional radio broadcasting experience as well as 7 years in television voice over and production. Over the past 7 years I have expanded my radio broadcasting experience to include radio marketing and sales and have managed a successful sales team at two different radio stations. I have excellent communication skills as well as an outstanding persona. I have experience in digital editing and digital studio work including computer software and broadcast standard equipment. Experience with software programs such as Sound Forge, Cool Edit Pro, Adobe Audition, Saw 32, SAW, Cake Walk, Scott’s Systems, Pro-Tools, and Microsoft Office 2007 Suite. Knowledge of computer scheduling such as Selector, Power Gold, and Music 1. I also have experience with automation systems such as Voice Tracker, DGS, DCS, Pro Cart, Audio Vault, Simian and ENCO. I would also like to mention my knowledge of web design, graphics, and HTML.

EDUCATION
1992 Graduated Big Spring High School
2006 Associates Degree in Christian Studies
2006 Completed Training from Radio Advertising Bureau / “Program for Advanced Radio Sales and Marketing.”
2007 Completed Training from Radio Advertising Bureau/ “Selling NTR”
2007 Completed Training from Texas Association of Broadcasting/ “TAB Bootcamp with Paul Weyland”
2008 Chris Stonick Recruitment Seminar: Recruitment Advertising
2011 Music Production Bachelor of Science Degree

EMPLOYMENT

2005-2012 Thornz and Nailz Productionz
Owner/ Operator/ Producer/ Sound Engineer
I am owner/ operator of our audio/ video company, which does audio and video production, concert promotions, music production. We also offer sound systems and disc jockey services. We have worked with a wide genre of musicians, artists and people in the industry. We are a Christian based company with high regard to living a Christian life with Christian morals.

2008-2010 City of Roswell
Assistant Marketing Director/ Assistant Coordinator of Keep Roswell Beautiful
I am responsible for assisting the Marketing Director with marketing duties for the city of Roswell. Press releases, press conferences, content management of city websites, as well as public relations and media liaison. I coordinate with the Marketing Director in regards to the production of media commercials. As Assistant Coordinator I am responsible for assisting in grant writing, monthly agendas, annual cleanups, and coordinating of community events and education regarding Keep Roswell Beautiful.





2008 Noalmark Broadcasting –KBIM AM & FM
Sales Manager / On Air Personality
I am responsible for sales accounts and the direction of our account executives. I lead the direction of the overall sales, goals, and objections of the two stations in our market. I am also responsible for ad production for my clients including script writing and audio production. Responsible for Afternoon Shift on KBIM FM Cool 94.9 from 3-6PM as well as live remotes, promotions, etc

2003-2008 Rhattigan Broadcasting -KBST 1490, KBEST 95.7, KBTS 94.3
Sales Manager / On Air Personality/ News Reporter
I am responsible for sales accounts and the direction of four account executives. I lead the direction of the overall sales, goals, and objections of the three stations in our market. I am also responsible for ad production for my clients including script writing and audio production. I am responsible for producing Questions and Answers from the Bible a daily program which runs on KBEST 95. During football season I am engineer and producer of Steer High School Football on Friday nights. In addition I am responsible for weekend news every other Saturday, and weather watching shifts during increment or severe weather.

2006-2008 Howard County Emergency Services Chaplain – Chaplain
On call chaplain for citizens of Howard County, Big Spring, and emergency services, (i.e. police department, sheriff’s department, fire/ ems, emergency room, victim services.) We assist in death notifications, counseling, also able to perform weddings, funerals, etc.

2004-2009 Odessa Roughnecks - Voice of Odessa Roughnecks Indoor Arena Football
Announcer at home games for the Odessa Roughnecks during the indoor arena football season at the Ector County Coliseum in Odessa, Texas.

2004-2008 Howard College - Voice of Howard College Hawks
Announcer at home games for the Howard College Hawks, during basketball season at Dorothy Garrett Coliseum in Big Spring, Texas.

2001-2003 KBYG Radio - Operations Manager/ Production/ News
Responsible for the Operations of KBYG Radio, Host of the BYG Mix Morning Show, responsible for commercial production, live remotes, promotions and news. Also weekend Host of the Ask Your Neighbor Program. (Buy, Sell, Trade). I write all my own news and commercial copy.

1999-2001 Kaleidoscope Radio Magazine
Responsible for own radio program. Spent time studying the Los Angeles radio market. Responsible for voice over work on commercial production and various stations across Los Angeles and Southern California. Voiced several national commercial spots for national clients such as Listerine, Toyota, Ford, Television and Movie sets.

1999-2000 Regent Broadcasting - Assistant Operations Mgr.
Responsible for assisting the Operations Manager and learning the Operations of the 5 station cluster. Responsible for Air Shift on Y102, and voice tracking for the other 4 stations within the cluster. Responsible for commercial production, and staff scheduling.

1990-1999 Various radio stations across West Texas. On Air Personality/ DJ
KBYG, KEJS, KSNY, KBST, Responsible for an Air Shift over the span of 9 years. Commercial production, live remotes, news, sports, etc..

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
• Audiobooks
• Documentaries
• Movie and game trailers
• Podcasts
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)

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 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

Roswell, New Mexico, California, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Unknown - Click here to ask Brian Michaelz

My Voice Experience

21 years in the wonderful world of radio, I have had my share of hard sell commercials and light mellow dramatic.

I have worked with national clients such as:

Listerene
Toyota
Ford
Chevrolet
Colgate
and many more!

Live Sports announcing for :

SPCA Pet Walk
Howard College Hawks
Odessa Texas Roughnecks
Tapout Mixed Martial Arts
Monster Truck Extreme Sports Circuit
American Cancer Society Relay for Life

Introduced Numerous Musical Acts :

La Mafia
La Tropa F
Jay Perez
Stefanie Lynn and High Energy
David Lee Garza y Los Musicales
Intocable
Control
The Hometown Boys
Elsa Garcia
Michael Salgado

Vocal Trash

Taste of Home Cooking Show

Building 429
A Road Less Traveled
Hyper Static Union
Stellar Kart
Kutless
Chasen
Jeremy Camp
Dan Dean of Phillips, Craig and Dean
Praise Inc


and many other events...

My Training

I had four years of speech training along with several years of theater. I also began my career in radio in 1990 which has allowed me to work with some true professionals.

My Studio Equipment

Unknown - Click here to ask Brian Michaelz

Additional Skills

I am available for a multitude of projects, I am also available for short notice projects and long term projects. With a professional home studio I am available on a whim. So the next time you need a professional voice for radio, television, multimedia projects, contact Brian Michaelz!

Payment Methods Accepted

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

Contact Information

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Demos
Cowboys Steakhouse

Football Intro

Harley Davidson Creed

State National Bank

Cottonwood Winery