Jack Hicks

Conversational, Warm, Friendly, Intelligent, Genuine, Real, Narrator, Believable, Relatable, Corporate

Voice Description

Jack Hicks voice is heard worldwide.

Jack is represented by Talent Poole, Minneapolis, and AB2, Los Angeles, but as a Voice123.com client you can contact him directly: *jack@jackhicks-voice.com* and *218-368-3687*

Jack's, friendly, middle age male delivery is currently heard in the New York City and L.A. markets, Pandora and ESPN. He has recently recorded voice overs for IBM, Kenmore, UPS, TD Ameritrade, Estee Lauder, GMC, Buick, Papa Murphy's Pizza and Pioneer/Dupoint. He has recorded thousands of commercials, industrials, business narration, business training videos, internet videos, TV projects, educational scripts, IVR prompts, on-hold messages, tutorials, e-learning projects, audio books, promos, and more. His voice has been described as Fresh, Conversational, Warm, Friendly, Intelligent, and Genuine. Jack can sound sincere and honest and even innocent. He is a great choice for political commercials.

VOICE STYLE
Jack is a middle age male voice over actor. Jack's voice over style has been described as conversational, friendly, genuine, authentic, believable, and guy next door. He has recorded high energy, soft sell, hard sell, sincere, cool, hip, corporate, business like, sophisticated, knowledgeable, promo, urgent, and educational.
He is consistently cast for a wide range of age requirements . . . male 30's, 40's, and 50's and usually requested for the 25-54 demographic. As described above: Fresh, Conversational, Warm, Friendly, Intelligent, and Genuine.


*CREDITS INCLUDE:*

IBM
CITI
Kenmore
Monsanto
Pioneer
Papa John's Pizza
GMC
Buick
Porsche
Napa Service Centers
Harlem Globetrotters
Mall of America
WCCO-TV
Hampton Inn Hotels
UPS
Estee Lauder
Turbo Tax
T.D Ameritrade
Pandora
ESPN
McDonalds
Dickies Bar B Que
Dupont

PHILOSOPHY
Jack believes in treating clients like partners. Working together should be as easy as if you were working together in the same office. Jack becomes part of your team.

Communication is frequent and work is completed promptly (often same day) so you never have to guess the progress of your project or worry if it will be completed on time. Jack is always a phone call, text or email away. Working in his studio 6am-6pm M-F, Central time. 218-368-3687

STUDIO

Voice over is more than a great read. Demanding clients expect high quality audio, and that is what you can expect. Files are delivered via email, Drop-Box, or Source Connect. MP3, Wav, or virtually any audio file type that you need.

Voice overs are recorded in Jack's, acoustically treated *studio* using a *Neumann TLM 49* microphone for world class sound. Jack's studio features RME D/A converters, Focusrite and RME Preamps, Mogami cables, JBL monitors and Sennheiser headphones; all top of the line.

The studio is equipped with *Source Connect*, phone patch, Skype and ISDN. Directed sessions are available.

ADDITIONAL SERVICES
Jack is a seasoned commercial producer and can provide production music and sound effects to create a finished world-class product. For an example of Jack's production capabilities, please listen to the "television promo" demo.

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
• English - Other

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)
• Cartoon/Animation

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

• Jobs for SAG-AFTRA (US) signatories

My Union Affiliations and Memberships

• SAG-AFTRA (US)

My Recording and Delivery Capabilities

• I will go to any designated studio in my area
• I have ISDN in my studio
• I have Phone Patch in my studio
• I have Source Connect 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
• I have ipDTL in my studio

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

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Northern U.S., Southern U.S., Midwest U.S., Northern Texas. Fargo, California, Chicago, John Mulaney, John Krasinski

My Voice Experience

Jack has been a major market radio announcer for many years; a member of SAG/AFTRA for over 20 years; currently on honorable withdrawal and does mostly non-union projects. However he is ready at a moment's notice to do large scale SAG/AFTRA projects.

Radio stations include: KQRS, Minneapolis. KDWB, Minneapolis. KSTP-FM, Minneapolis, KSD, St. Louis and WLUP-AM, Chicago.

My Training

Jack has studied with the top voice over teachers in the business. Bill DeWees, Craig Spear, Per Bistow, Brad Heller, Bill Holmes, Mark Cashman and more. He is a graduate of Brown Institute School of Broadcasting.

My Studio Equipment

Pro Tools, Neumann U-87 microphone, Sennheiser MKH-416 microphone, Focusrite Preamp• RME Audio Interface • Sony Sound Forge Software • Sonar Producer Platinum, Adobe Audition, Izotope Ozone 5 Mastering Software • JBL monitors • Sennheiser HD 600 headphones • Mogami cables • Source Connect

Additional Skills

Jack Hicks has MC'd many live events. He is an accomplished musician and has played guitar onstage with Jason and the Scorchers, Nick St. Nickalaus of Steppenwolf and others. Jack has been editing audio since the days of razor blades and magnetic tape.

He has interviewed Steve Miller, John Kay, Mark Farner, Ted Nugent, Don Felder, Rick Springfield, Billy Gibbons, Nick Mason (Pink Floyd), Tommy James, James Taylor, Spencer Davis, and many other famous musicians, live on the air.

Jack Hicks currently volunteers with the "Student's First" program.

He has a black sash in Southern Praying Mantis Kung Fu.

Payment Methods Accepted

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

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Demos
Jack Hicks-Warm, Sincere, Storyteller,Chevy Trucks

Jack Hicks - Conversational - Pinehurst

Jack Hicks - Healthcare- Genuine, Authentic

Jack Hicks - Agricultural, Farmer, Rural, Folksy

Jack Hicks - Authentic, Believable, Honest, Real

Political Republican Sincere Optimistic Trustworth

Political Democratic, Sincere, Alarming, Concerned

Jack Hicks - Barbecue / Blue Collar

Jack Hicks - Explainer - Natural, Informative

Jack Hicks - Compassionate, Hopeful, Carrier

Friendly, Intelligent, conversational

Authentic, believable, Honest, Real

Jack Hicks Commercial Demo Friendly, Believable

Jack Hicks - Dell Computers - Sincere

History Chanel WW2 Documentary

Agriculture, Friendly, Intelligent, Guy Next Door

Car Commercial-Ad-lib style

Nostalgic 60's Drag Racing Hard-sell Commercial

Believable, Honest, Heartfelt, Warm, Corporate

Warm, Friendly, Conversational, Believeable

Guy Next Door, Warm, Friendly, Relatable.

Business, Intelligent, Warm, Travel, Hotel

Friendly, Fun, Fresh, Restaurant, Dining

Jack Hicks - Dynamic, Easygoing, Enduring

Internet Voice Over

Jack Hicks-Business Voice Over, Hotels.com

Education, Internet, E-Learning, Business

Jack Hicks- Funny, Friendly, Sincere

Movie Trailer Television Promo

Jack Hicks Radio Imaging

Jack Hicks - Genuine, Sincere, Heartfet

Business, Professional, Conversational

Friendly, Believable, Conversational, Authentic

Jack Hicks- Toyota, Conversational, Intelligent

Jack Hicks Zappos Cool Dad, Stylish, Fun, Likable

Jack Hicks Amazon Conversational, Smart, Confident

Jack Hicks - Aged, Amusing, Approachable

Jack Hicks-Narration, E-Learning, Explainer

ASMR-Jack Hicks