aggressive to approachable adult male americana
30 years journeyman experience in radio and television audio production and engineering has taught me one great truth. you must be able to fit your voice to the needs of the client and the scope of the script.. tractor pull screamers to industrial narrative to childrens's bed-time stories.. make it work.. that is the true measure of talent.. that is my focus for each and every project..
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
• IVR, voicemail, phone systems, and on-hold messages
• Training, business presentations, sales, and web sites
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers
• Adult content
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)
Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)
• Non-Union Jobs
• Jobs for SAG-AFTRA (US) signatories
My Union Affiliations and Memberships
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 offer copywriting services
• I offer translation 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
, Tennessee, United States
Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects
born an irish american half-breed navy brat.(mom from north pennsylvaina, dad from south georgia, i developed a natural and trained ability to a hold meaningful, understandable and intelligent conversation with anyone from la(cali)to the jersey shore, la(loweralabama)to Bangor Maine. i see my voice not so much as non-dialect but moreso as multi-dialect.. give me the direction and i take the voice there.. scurvy pirate to the aristocratic gentile, Louie from the bronx to billy joebob in south alabama.pressed to specify a best voice character, i have two. one, the dark and mysterious voice of god(or the devil) and two, what i call "johnny americana" warm, inviting, almost campy without the syurp. no body will every take the place of don "king of the movie trailers" lafontaine, but i'm doing my damn level best to try.!!!!!!.
My Voice Experience
since 1977, i have produced radio and television commericals. the good,the bad, the cable ugly for companies and clients of all shapes and sizes.jaguar(la) to bubba's texas bbq and auto shop(yes it does exist). every client,no matter how large or small gets equal respect and attention. most of my experience lies in radio, but i have done television audio production and worked for several cable/tv/digital production companies nation-wide, in-between and along with my 30 plus years radio career. last "real job"-creative services director for a 4 station clearchannel group in chattanooga tennessee.. basically been there, voiced that! put 33 years of voice talent, experience and saavy to work for you today.
henry co sr high school mcdonough ga class of 76
university of west georgia carrollton ga 1976-1981
first radio job WWGC-FM 1978-1981
first "real" radio job WLBB-AM/WBTR-FM 1779-1981
32 years on the job training at and for various radio and television stations in: georgia/arizona/florida/tennessee/new jersey/indiana/new york/california/michigan/etc...etc...etc..
last few "real" radio jobs
announcer/assistant prod manager 1998-2004
prod manager wxbm/wmez pensacola fla 2004-2007
prod manager/creative services director 2007-2009
My Studio Equipment
COOL EDIT PRO 2.0
DOWNLOAD ACCESS VIA PC
PREFER WINDOWS MP3 or WAVE
OLD SCHOOL(DOGMATIC)WORK ETHIC. DO THE JOB TIL THE JOB IS DONE. EASY TO WORK WITH/COST EFFECTIVE SOLID VOICE ACTOR AND COPYWRIGHT. ALWAYS OPEN TO DIRECTION AND CREATIVE CRITIQUE. IN THE END, NOTHING IS IMPOSSIBLE TO RELATE IN NARRATIVE FORM, NO PROJECT IS LEFT UNFINISHED AND NO CLIENT IS LEFT UNSATIFIED.
Payment Methods Accepted
• Personal checks, cashier's checks, or money orders in my local currency
• Wire transfers
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