Instructional, conversational, storyteller, warm
I have spent the majority of my career reading instructional copy for computer and web based training modules. My voice for those ranges from authoritative, instructional and knowledgeable to funny, warm and compassionate. I have recorded Public Service announcements that ranged from concerned to informative and I have also recorded commercials that were upbeat, seasonal, and frantic! I find I am more comfortable with a conversational copy and I am a very good cold reader. I have voiced videos for corporate environments as well as commercials, news and weather reports for radio. I am always working on an audiobook project and I am always ready to record for radio and TV, eLearning, video and corporate projects.
Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform
• 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 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
Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer
• I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks
My Home Base
, California, United States
Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects
I have only recorded in a non regional American accent. I am originally from NY so it's not hard for me to let a NY accent leak in if needed. I have not done any characterizations.
My Voice Experience
I have been providing voice over services for over 25+ years in a relatively small location in San Diego Ca. The bulk of my career has been spent in the medical device and Life Sciences community for a wide variety of companies. Carrier, LPL Financial Services, JLG Technology, Cardinal Health, ScienceMedia, AMGEN, Eli Lilly, BIOCOMM, Alaris, Novartis, Glaxo Smith Klein, Loral Aerospace, USN, GE, BAE, Blue Sky Broadcast and Group W Media as well as a number of smaller locally based companies where I recorded narrative for sales and marketing materials in the form of DVD and online distribution. I have also narrated and produced audiobooks. I spent 7 years as an announcer for KSDS Jazz 88. 2 years at KPBS 89.5 as an announcer and producer and I worked briefly producing music for airlines with Blue Sky Productions. I have my own professional voiceover studio that I work from, however, I also travel to various other studios to record as well on an as needed basis.
My training started back in 1990 where I attended college for Radio and Television Production. I began working on the air as an announcer at Jazz 88 and that's where it all really took off for me. I spent the next 20 years working in the multimedia industry specializing in voiceover, audio production and editing. It was never my intention to start a career in radio or voiceover, however while attending college for Radio and TV, I was taking a radio performance class and the music director for the radio station asked me when I planned to audition for an on air position and the rest as they say, is history!
My Studio Equipment
My studio is equipped with a Scarlett2i2 audio interface,dbx286S Channel Strip and an AKG214C large diaphragm condenser microphone.I also have a Studiobricks One Plus Iso-Booth. I use Studio One 3.3, Soundforge 3.0,and Isotope RX 6.0 I have an iMac and MacBook Pro that I use for post-production. I can connect using Source Connect-Now, Skype, Zoom and I also have access to ISDN when necessary.
A significant portion of my career was spent as a multimedia developer where I designed and developed assets, lessons, marketing materials, videos, and sales aids on many different platforms. I was able to provide my experience as voice over talent on any of those projects that required it and I also oversaw production teams ranging from 4 to 25 designers and developers in the last 4 years I was employed in the multimedia industry. The most fun I had over the years included working for 7 years at KSDS Jazz 88 where I served as both on-air and operations staff which led to my voiceover career. I did leave the multimedia industry to work in the healthcare industry where I spent 3 1/2 years working in a Surgery department at a local level 1 trauma hospital. During that time frame my voiceover career began to flourish again and I'm now in a position to devote more time working in the voiceover industry.
Payment Methods Accepted
• Credit cards
• Personal checks, cashier's checks, or money orders in my local currency
Online Payments Via PayPal
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