Jack Hicks

Conversational, Professional, Friendly, Believable, Confident

Voice Description

Jack Hicks voice is heard worldwide.

He is represented by numerous talent agents 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 UPS, TD Ameritrade, Estee Lauder, GMC, Buick, Papa Murphy's Pizza and Pioneer/Dupoint.. He has recorded thousands of commercials, industriala, business narration, business training videos, internet videos, TV projects, educational scripts, IVR prompts, on-hold messages, tutorials, e-learning projects, audio books, promos, and telephone projects.

*VOICE STYLE/TYPE*
Jack his 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. Jack has been on the air at KQRS, KDWB, WCCO, KTCZ, KSD, WLUP, KSTP and other major market radio and television stations.

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.


*CREDITS INCLUDE:*

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
Pioneer
Dupont

Whether your need is a voice over for a commercial, white-board animation, corporate narration, video, e-learning, explainer video, training video, internet video, tv project, educational script, IVR prompts, on-hold message, tutorial, direct response ad (DR), talking toy, gps, medical, technical, legal, mobile app (android or ios), radio imaging, or high powered promo . . . Jack can deliver.

*BUSINESS PHILOSOPHY*
Jack believes in treating clients like partners. Working together should be as easy as if you were working together in the same office.

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.

*The world's most trusted brands trust Jack's voice (and service). . . and you can too!*
*STUDIO AND AUDIO*
Voice over is more than a great read. Demanding clients expect high quality, pristine audio, and that is precisely what you can expect.

Voice overs are recorded in Jack's, acoustically treated *studio* using a *Neumann TLM 49* microphone for world class sound. Jack's professional studio is acoustically treated and features M-Audio D/A converters, Focusrite Preamp, Mogami cables, JBL monitors and Sennheiser headphones; all top of the line.
The studio is equipped with *Source Connect*, phone patch, and Skype allowing you the option of directing the session from your location.

*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

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
• 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 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

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.

Jack has voiced commercials for clients worldwide, including: UPS, McDonalds, T.D. Ameritrade, Pioneer/Dupont, Powerball Lottery, Sears • Papa Murphy's Pizza • Harlem Globetrotters • GMC/Buick • WCCO-TV • Porsche • Hampton Inn Hotels, Green Mill Pizza, Dickies Barbecue and many more!

My Training

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

My Studio Equipment

Neumann TLM-49 microphone, Sennheiser MKH-416 microphone, Focusrite Preamp• Black Lion Audio Interface • Sony Sound Forge Software • Sonar Producer Platinum Software, Audobe Audition, Izotope Ozone 5 Mastering Software • JBL monitors • Sennheiser HD 600 headphones • Mogami cables • Source Connect

Additional Skills

Jack Hicks 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.

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

He has a black sash in Southern Praying Mantis Kung Fu

Jack refers to himself as "a student of people."

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
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Jack Hicks- Homeowner, Intelligent

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Jack Hicks, Warm, Sincere, Conversational

Jack Hicks, Friendly, Middle-Aged Male

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Internet Voice Over

Investing Business Retirement VO

Jack Hicks-Business Voice Over, Hotels.com

Education, Internet, E-Learning

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Movie Trailer Television Promo

Jack Hicks - Genuine, Sincere, Heartfet

Business, Professional, Conversational

Jack Hicks - Confident, Conversational, Deep

Friendly, Believable, Conversational, Authentic

Jack Hicks- Toyota, Conversational, Intelligent

Jack Hicks Zappos Cool Dad, Stylish, Fun, Likable

Jack Hicks Amazon Conversational, Smart, Confident

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Jack Hicks - Agricultural, Farmer, Rural, Folksy

Jack Hicks - Aged, Amusing, Approachable

Jack Hicks-Narration, E-Learning, Explainer