Ernie Mitchell

Conversational, Sincere, Intimate, Corporate

Voice Description

I've used an authoritative power read for a national mixed martial arts event on Showtime; a conversational spot for regional grocer Winn Dixie; something a bit zanier for; stretched my range upward in a national promotion that partnered Smirnoff and the Discovery Channel; and threw in all I could from the kitchen sink-- and refrigerator on a couple of character driven assignments. I try to give clients the exact voice or voices they want and need.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Young Adult Male
• Middle Age 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


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

My Home Base

, Florida, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Bass Announcer
Pretentious man
70s Cool Guy

My Voice Experience

Larger clients and projects include:

Palacin Dental Group (Fort Lauderdale, FL)
Big Pink Restaurant (Miami Beach, FL)
Showtime (mixed martial arts event; national)
Discovery Channel ("A Night on Earth" promo; national)
Winn Dixie (in store promotion; regional)
TACA Airlines (in flight material)
Smirnoff (partnered with Discovery Channel)
Metropovia/Miami Hospital System (corporate assignment)
Cinemojado Films (paid film financing project) (promo; local)
Time Warner Cable (promo; local)

My Training

After earning my B.A. (major Business Administration; concentration Economics) I've continued studying voice -- both singing and acting -- as well as guitar and real estate which have all helped with my voice over pursuit. The real estate course led to my licensing in the 1990s and showed me new, very creative, approaches to marketing in various media. Learning new techniques of writing, interpreting, and conveying copy for properties has undoubtedly helped while recording.

My Studio Equipment

Microphone: Sterling ST-55

Systems: Dell (Desk: XP) and Toshiba (Laptop: Window 7)

Software: Pro Tools LE 7.1

Delivery: mp3; wave (via FTP), and aiff (via FTP)

A proprietary shock mount, pop filter, soundproofing and other accessories help reduce aborted recordings.

Additional Skills

My first voice over client, Unlimited Post, has been my most rewarding. Justo Pinero gave me an optimally pleasant, professional, and informative introduction to voice over work. I've not only gotten great jobs through Unlimited Post (Showtime; Time Warner; Palacin Dental; Metropovia/Metropolitan Hospital of Miami and Cinemojado), but I unexpectedly stumbled into a good bit of copywritig work through that initial association. It began when I offered to modify copy for a client and soon more referrals came.

While I prefer receiving copy and having the client or engineer edit (what V.O. talent doesn't) I'm usually happy to throw in a free editorial suggestion or two if I feel the client is receptive to the input or the proposed copy is substantially flawed. Of course I have had jobs that entailed substantial copywriting in addition to providing a voice over and was compensated accordingly.

Payment Methods Accepted


Contact Information

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