John O' Donovan

husky, knowledgeable, guy next door

Voice Description

My voice is best described as authoritative, warm, husky, playful, knowledgeable middle tone with more emphasis on bass.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Young Adult Male
• Middle Age Male

Language(s) of Which I Am a Native Speaker:

• English - South African
• 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
• 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

Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer

• I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks
• I have a music library and can add music to any project

My Home Base

, South Africa

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Unknown - Click here to ask John O' Donovan

My Voice Experience

Worked as on-air presenter for Capital Radio 604mw 1990 to 1993, On-air presenter and production manager at East Coast Radio 94fm 1993 to 1999, Done voice over work for 3 Durban Tourism information Videos, regular TV voice-over for local TV station KZN tonight on their news and actuality inserts...Voice over for Land Rover Vaal (radio commercial) Voice-over for Emerald Casino Resort (radio commercial) Voice-over for Slap Chips (radio commercial) Voice over for Home Shopping TV channel's Impact Tool kit, Voice-over for Scuba Diving documentary (narration), Voice-over for Durban Tourism (narration) Voice over for South African National Parks Board (narration), Voice over for Ola Icecream (radio commercial) Voice over for South African Outdoor Experience (narration on video and voice over on radio commercial) Voice-over for South African Skills and Development program (narration in work safety video and driver training) Radio presenter/production engineer East Rand Traders Radio 2001 to 2010, Radio presenter and production assistant 906fm May 2011 to August 2011, 4 radio commercials for local Business Pawnstar(a local pawn shop) Regular Corporate Master of ceremonies for various groups and functions. Regular MC for Kenwood South Africa. Accomplished mobile DJ with over 27 years of experience, professional club DJ from 1987 to 2004. As production manager for various radio stations I believe that "time is money" and have honed my voice-over and production skills to the point of being precise as far as time codes are concerned. Due to my production background I place a strong emphasis on the right delivery for narration and voice-overs and that include running according to a time-code and delivering the correct message with emphasis on key words and most importantly, correct articulation of words and phrases. I was a regular actor in local tv and movie productions till skin cancer forced me to leave because of a scar on my face

My Training

Unknown - Click here to ask John O' Donovan

My Studio Equipment

I am well versed with digital and analogue recording media from reel to reel and the latest digital software(Nuendo/Reason/Acid pro/Cool Edit) my motto has always been "keep it tight, keep it simple and keep the customer happy by giving them what they want, ALWAYS go the extra mile".... worked on the Soundcraft range of mixing desks from analogue to digital, the Yamaha 01V, Behringer Eurorack 64, Clots Digital desks. I have done everything from packaging radio shows, production of radio shows and radio commercials to the editing of television inserts and documentaries and educational material.

Additional Skills

I am an avid fly fisherman, and have been fly tying for almost 10 years, designed some extraordinary patterns for clients and experimented with various materials and designs and have created a unique fly concept. I am also a fishing guide and regularly take clients on fishing trips to teach them how to fly fish, bass fish, carp fish and deep sea fish. I am also a dive instructor through PADI international and have dived some amazing places local and abroad.

Payment Methods Accepted

• Wire transfers

Contact Information

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