Jon James

Trailer, hardsell, soft, sincere, friendly

Voice Description

Movie trailers, Maine downeast accent, Santa Claus, comical french accent, midwest accent, old man, comical old guy. Western, tantalizing, gritty, gravelly, Warm, friendly, guy next door, seasoned, happy, serious, smooth, authoritative, energetic, crazy, sexy, urgent, genuine, authentic. What would you like?

Also, I will work within your budget. You'll get a great deal and my work is guaranteed. You like it or you don't pay (certain restrictions apply).

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• 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
• 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 have Phone Patch 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

, Maine, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

French accent, Maine (downeast), old man, gritty, western, gravel, deep

My Voice Experience

I have over 30 years of voiceover work experience from on-air broadcasting (currently morning drive on a chr station) and have done thousands of radio and tv ads, voicemail recording systems, on hold messages, trailers and slideshows. Recently, I have done audio presentations for web based delivery and many hours of legal lectures for a premier bar exam study program. I am also a voice actor and love to do interactives for whatever application you would like (radio shows, presentations, puppet shows, etc.). Commercial reads include car dealers, drug stores, night clubs, lawyers, hospitals, doctors offices, restaurants (selling food is a specialty), travel agencies, music stores, computer companies, tv/radio stations, Trainings, business presentations, sales, web sites, furniture stores, hair salons, concerts and more. I also do lectures, seminars, books on cd (tape), on hold greetings, web landing pages, streaming audio, corporate presentations, podcasts, phonecasts, news stories, announcements, voice acting, slide shows, Interactive content for radio broadcast (i.e. High strung joke slinger, Old man (grandfatherly with a humorous edge), downeast character (northeast US regional)) and more!. I provide royalty free music for spots (if requested) free of charge! voice acting, slide shows, Interactive content for radio broadcast (i.e. High strung joke slinger, Old man (grandfatherly with a humorous edge), downeast character (northeast US regional)) and more!. I provide royalty free music for spots (if requested) free of charge!

I'm a featured artist on Sonokinetic's Trailer Voice app for iPad: http://www.sonokinetic.net/apps/trailervoice/

My Training

I have countless hours of study in seminars (Dan O'Day, Gary Owen, etc) and am a member of the RAB through my radio station's corporation. Have attended NAB seminars and read extensively on copy writing/delivery techniques.

My Studio Equipment

MICS

Neumann TLM103 Condenser, Rode NTG-3 Shotgun and EV RE20 Dynamic (broadcast standard)

PROCESSORS

Universal Audio LA-610 Mk II pre-amp / channel strip

Focusrite ISA430 MKII Producer Pack

Aphex 230 Master Voice Channel Processor

SOFTWARE

Adobe Audition 3.0

MISC

JK Audio Broadcast Host phone patch

M-Audio 1010LT Sound Card

Additional Skills

I am well versed in creating vocal effects, audio editing and audio enhancement (noise reduction, etc). Also can create musical image using an extensive royalty free loop library.

Payment Methods Accepted

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

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Demos
Apparel TV spot (gritty)

Trailer (church event)

Friday's Rib Promo

Equipment Tutorial

TV News/Dramatic/Emotional/Direct Response

This is Jack

Omaha Steaks

Direct Marketing Call to Action

Recent national campaigns

TV News promo

Direct Marketing Ad

Auto dealer