announcer, narrator, sarcastic, conversational
My voice has a traditional narrator smoothness, a baritone that conversationally keeps the text flowing. I sound like I have a natural excitement and reassuring smile when pitching commercial products. Scaling back the pep but keeping the intensity is my ideal delivery for corporate presentations. As well, working as a comedic performer, I can easily flow in and out of off key characters with specific character traits (ie sarcastic, drunk, stupid, arrogant).
Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform
• Teenage Boy
• 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
• IVR, voicemail, phone systems, and on-hold messages
• Training, business presentations, sales, and web sites
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)
Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)
• Non-Union Jobs
My Union Affiliations and Memberships
My Recording and Delivery Capabilities
• I will go to any designated studio in my area
• 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
My Home Base
, New York, United States
Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects
Philadelphia, Jersey Italian, English, Irish, Russian, Aussie, African American, Orthodox Jew, Sean Connery, Christopher Walken, Steve Irwin, John Lovitz, Charlon Heston
My Voice Experience
My voice appears as a racist commentator in Ken Burns' Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson.
Most recently, my voice has appeared on MSNBC as a drug addict on Al Roker Reports: Generation Rx.
I was used for the scratch tracks narration for multiple including TruTV's 'The Atocha Adventure' and Spike TV's 'DEA: Newark'.
I have previously made several public service announcements for the New York regional charity site.
I consistently volunteer reading books on tape for Reading for the Blind and Dyslexic
I have trained under the expert tutelage of Susanna Dalton, a 30 year veteran of voice over work and premier performer both on and off camera.
I regularly perform sketch and stand up comedy around New York City. I also perform in various online sketches.
I have a degree in film production, make a portion of my living working as a video editor, and have taken multiple public speaking and storytelling courses.
My Studio Equipment
I have access to the same sound proof booth used by Al Roker to record all his VO reads for his various shows.
As a video editor, I am well versed with working with voice over talent as well as producers. I try to utilize my knowledge from all three fields to present a product that works for everyone.
Payment Methods Accepted
• Personal checks, cashier's checks, or money orders in my local currency
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