Jonathan W. Wind

honest / warm / sophisticated / sardonic / loony

Voice Description

My natural American English voice is deep, mellow and clear; my numerous character voices create believability over a four octave range. Voice overs, narration and character voices.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Child
• Teenage Boy
• 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
• Training, business presentations, sales, and web sites
• Audiobooks
• Videogames
• Documentaries
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers
• Podcasts
• Adult content
• Songs
• 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

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 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

, San Francisco, Bay Area, Northern California, California, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

US eastern, southern, california,
french, english -
general european, nobility to peasantry
growl to shrill

My Voice Experience

Raised in Greenwich Village, I have an ear for accents and sharpened my vocal skills performing live international puppetry theatre in NYC, local San Francisco radio theatre, chorale singing, as a volunteer for blind radio stations, recording audiobooks, and as a local MC. I also narrate and cold read technical terminology, keeping it interesting, for extended periods without error.
A few examples:
• United Nations - Television PSA (2006)
• America Online - online ad for AOL radio
• Increase the Peace NYC - 8 Radio PSAs
(wrote/directed/voiced/marketed)
• Shoestring Radio Theatre, San Francisco
performer and director (40 plays) 2003-present
• Puppeteer - performed multiple character
voices for live puppet shows (NYC 1980 through 1994)
• Lighthouse for the Blind - Live radio / record audiobooks - 20 years
• Music/singing - NYCGMC / SFGMC / Metropolitan Opera NYC


My Training

• Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre - NYC
• BA English - University of Colorado
• VoiceWorks - NYC - beginning, intermediate
• G.T. Cooper - character voices - NYC
• Dan Duckworth - commercial voices - NYC
• Voice Factory - San Francisco -
master classes with Taylor Korobow

My Studio Equipment

standard computer/microphone setup with Audacity and Adobe Audition

Additional Skills

2010 - I currently broadcast weekly on Movie Magazine International on KUSF FM 90.3 on Wednesdays at 9:00pm (pacific) in San Francisco and streamed at www.kusf.org. I critique new movies and festivals and interview actors and directors. This year I have interviewed James Franco http://db.tt/mypfmW3 - Joan Rivers http://db.tt/hglLbY - Cheech Marin http://db.tt/i3TDyj - each about 7 minutes, and many more. More information and on-demand content at www.facebook.com/moviemagazineinternational (I am the page administrator).

At 9:30pm on the same station I am frequently voice talent for Shoestring Radio Theatre and often I direct radio dramas by established writers. Here is a play I directed "Men on Mars" http://db.tt/5cf3Qb (28 min) and the two part play Dr. Jekyl and Mr Hyde (2 x 28 min) which I directed and also voiced Mr Hyde. More information and on-demand content at www.facebook.com/shoestringradiotheatre (I am the page administrator).

• MC at San Francisco Earthquake Anniversary celebrations 2006
• Producer - BVAC - San Francisco Cable Access station (Channel 29) since 2003
• Figure skater/musician/traveler/advocate

Payment Methods Accepted

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

Contact Information

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Demos
Commercial and Character Voices

Narration: Yo Yo Ma / technical / travelogue

Dance Magazine

Vicks Sinex

Varilux Lenses

Increase the Peace - NYC (PSA)

AOL Radio SFGMC promo 2nd voice