Hume Johnson

Mellow, smooth, glazed, authoritative, friendly

Voice Description

I am a radio and TV news presenter so my voice is very strong credible and authoritative yet warm. It therefore suits narration and professional presentations. My voice has a good range so it can also be smooth, glazed, sexy and fun for commercials and promos.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Young Adult Female

Language(s) of Which I Am a Native Speaker:

• English - Other

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
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

Jobs for ACTRA (Canada) signatories Jobs for ACTRA (Canada) signatories

Jobs for British Equity signatories Jobs for British Equity signatories

Jobs for Union des Artistes (Canada) signatories Jobs for Union des Artistes (Canada) signatories

• 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 deliver the files by regular mail

Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer

• I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks

My Home Base

, Australia

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Jamaican, Caribbean, African American, African. I am working on my Spanish accent and Australian.

My Voice Experience

2004 Speech Coach, Department of Communication & Culture, Howard University, Washington DC

2007 Consultant Writer - People’s National Party Campaign Committee, General Election 2007

1999-2001 Television Presenter & Producer, Jamaica Information Service
Anchored daily news; Hosted main daily programme, “Jamaica

2001-2003 Specialist News Reader & Announcer, Fame FM, Jamaica

2004-2007 News Reader, Radio Jamaica Limited

2001-2003 Television Draw Hostess, Jamaica Lottery Company, Jamaica

2001-2003 Communications Consultant; Speech Writer, Ministry of National Security, Jamaica

My Training

EDUCATION

2003- 2007 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) - Political Science & Public Policy
The University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand

1999-2001 Master of Science (MSc) - Government (International Relations)
The University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica.

1994-1998 Bachelor of Arts, Mass Communications, University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica.


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND WORKSHOPS
February 2007 Department of Public Affairs, Metropolitan Police, London Bridgetown, Barbados.
Crisis Management & Communication Strategies for Cricket World Cup, West Indies, 2007. Learned Skills: Crisis Communication Methods and Procedures.

June 2006 Teaching and Learning Development Unit (TLDU), Waikato University, New Zealand.
Certificate: Facilitating Learning in Tutorials; Learned Skills: Presenting Ideas and Information and facilitating small-group learning and discussion.

2001 Creative Production & Training Centre (CPTC), Kingston Jamaica
Certificate: Directing the Actor for the Camera; Learned Skills: Directing for TV and Film, Continuity, Filming techniques

1995 Radio Education Unit, University of the West Indies (UWI) Kingston, Jamaica.
Certificate: Broadcasting; Learned Skills: “Speaking on the Air”; Television Interviewing; Radio Announcing; Voicing commercials and promos.

1994, 1995 Creative Production & Training Centre (CPTC), Kingston, Jamaica.
Certificate; Speech Delivery for Radio, Television & the Platform
(Basic, Intermediate & Advanced)
Learned Skills: Public Speaking; Television Interviewing; Television & Radio Production; Voicing/Announcing for Radio.




My Studio Equipment

Unknown - Click here to ask Hume Johnson

Additional Skills

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES


2007 Political Analyst, Radio Jamaica (‘Beyond the Headlines’ Current Affairs Show)

2007 Political Commentator, NewsTalk 93FM (The Breakfast Club, Current Affairs Radio Show)

2008 Political Analyst, Newstalk 93 FM (The Breakfast Club Current Affairs Programme)

2007 Host, Radio Talkback Show, ‘Disclosure’, HOT 102 FM

2007 Social Commentator, ‘On Stage’ (Entertainment Interview Programme), CVM Television

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CONFERENCE & SEMINAR PRESENTATIONS
2008 ‘Towards De-Garrisonisation in Jamaica: A Place for Civil Society.’ Invited presentation: Conference on Dismantling the Garrisons, Centre for Public Safety and Justice, The University of the West Indies, February 26, 2008.

2006 ‘Arrested Development: Jamaican Media in the Age of Globalization’.
Lecture – 2nd year Course Politics and the Media (POLS200-06). University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand. October 6, 2006.

2006 ‘Quasheba’: The ‘Warrior Gene’ in Jamaican Protest. Invited presentation to Political Science Post Grad Seminar Series, The University of Melbourne, Australia. August 22, 2006.

2006 Popular Women’s Resistance in Jamaica’s Informal Economy: Reflections on Methodology. Guest Lecture – 3rd Year Course Researching Gender: Epistemologies & Methodologies (WGST302-06B). Women’s & Gender Studies programme, University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand. August 10, 2006.

2005 Militarizing the Police, the Military as “Proxy Police”: A Panicked or Unavoidable Response to Jamaica’s Internal Security Dilemma? Paper presented at the Research Committee on the Armed Forces & Society (RC#24)/ The International Political Science Association Conference, Shanghai, China, June 28-29, 2005.

2005 Panel Discussant: Civil-Military Relations in Africa
Research Committee on the Armed Forces & Society (RC#24)/ The International Political Science Association Conference, Shanghai, China, June 28-29, 2005.

2005 Politics and Governance Caribbean Style: The Jamaican “Reggaementality” in Focus. Invited presentation to the New Zealand Institute of International Affairs – Waikato Branch, University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand. April 13, 2005

2004 Jamaica’s Mafia Dons – “Rogue Leadership” in “Civil” Society. Paper presented at the New Zealand Political Science Association Conference. University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand. November 22-24, 2004.

2004 “Uncivil” Encroachment – A Response to Marginality in Jamaica. Paper presented at the Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences Graduate Students’ Conference. University of Waikato. Hamilton, New Zealand. November 1-2, 2004.

2003 ‘Incivility – The Politics of “People on the Margins” in Jamaica’. Paper presented at the 7th Annual Student Research Conference, School of Management, University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand, October, 2003.

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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