Jane Longhurst

Mature, warm, authoritative, friendly, all class!

Voice Description

With over twenty years of voice over and broadcasting experience and a professional actress, my voice is distinctively clear and authoritative. Other qualities that keep companies coming back for more are a warm and friendly tone, a mature and deep resonance and a pleasant, easy to listen to expressiveness. Consequently my voice is a perfect fit for those seeking a mature, classy female voice including online e-learning, corporate presentations, documentaries, retail, narrations, on hold messages.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Baby
• Child
• Teenage Girl
• Young Adult Female
• Middle Age Female
• Senior Female

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

• English - Australian
• English - Other
• English - New Zealand

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

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 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

My Home Base

, Australia

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Australian English including broad Australian ('strine'!) and neutral Australian, English from upper class to cockney, New Zealand, Scandinavian, Scottish, Irish.

My Voice Experience

From voicing 'Tell Me A Story' radio plays for Australian Broadcasting Corporation in the 1980's as a teenager to playing a Rhinoceros Beetle in a forthcoming children's cartoon series, my voice over career is typically diverse and a key area of my expertise. A professionally trained actress (Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne, Australia), I have worked consistently in the past twenty years predominantly in retail reads for television and radio for both metro and regional markets. Increasingly I have been employed to voice narration for documentaries (ABC TV's Compass program - 'Bali High Wedding', 2011), online environmental advocacy campaigns and as a broadcaster with Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Whilst living in Japan (1999-2001) I was employed by Nintendo to provide voice tracks for video games destined for the North American video market and have provided character voices for comedy series for Austereo and a forthcoming international cartoon series. Variety is the spice of life!

My Training

Bachelor of Art in Dramatic Arts, Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne, Australian (1988 - 1990)
One day workshop with Australian voice over coach, Abbe Holmes, Melbourne Australia, 2010
Casual presenter with Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC Local Radio) 2010 - -

My Studio Equipment

I have my own studio with a Technica microphone, Digidesign interface and MacBook Air laptop.
I have used ProTools to record mono audio tracks and currently use Reaper for this purpose.

Additional Skills

I have worked in the performing arts industry and allied creative industries for over twenty-five years and as such bring a wealth of experience, (including life experience!) to my professional work. I have also worked as a freelance copywriter and have had an extensive career working in television, theatre and radio as a professional actress.

Payment Methods Accepted

PayPal

Contact Information

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