John Pierce

Warm, mellow, strong, intelligent

Voice Description

I have a strong, mellow voice with a nice deep resonance that is both rich and warm. I love getting into character. My strong suits are animation/characters and commercials. I also do narration.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• 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
• 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

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 deliver the files by regular mail

Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer

• I offer copywriting services
• I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks

My Home Base

Owings Mills, Maryland, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Accents: Southern is always a favorite.

Some of my characters are:

Professor Fuddy Duddy - older, insecure gentleman and academic nerd. Could also be a shy, geeky kid in school.

Grumpy New Yorker - middle-aged/older man with a NY accent who is flabbergasted and panicked much of the time.

Redneck - high-pitched southern yahoo; Blake Shelton's older cousin.

1960s Announcer - the classic overly dramatic game show host with a smile you can see and hear.

Mr. Squeaky - the protagonist's friend who's worried and exasperated.

Mrs. Merriweather - the low-pitched, creepy man-woman who is reassuring in an odd and unsettling way.

High School Coach - the brother of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer's flying coach

Raspy Gangster - the older Italian hit man whose voice is a loud and urgent whisper

Old New York Lady - the husky-voiced Jewish woman who lives in Manhattan

Folksy Country - the male version of Reba McEntire (with a little Alan Jackson too).

Sexy Man - low-pitched and enticing, this guy knows he's cool - and has the rap to prove it.

I wrote all of the copy for these characters myself.

My Voice Experience

-PT-Helper Smart Phone App
-Merck Pharmaceuticals
-Omnia Travel
-Conemaugh Generating Station
-Greentree Sportsplex
-Audi Beaverton
-Bob Davidson Ford-Lincoln
-Blue-Emu Pain Relief Spray
-Sci-TECH Central (19 episodes)

My Training

-Auditioning for the Camera (Katie Killacky)
-Acting in Film (Martin Blank)
-Character, Narration and Commercial Voice-Over (Michael Yurchak, Lisa Foster)
-Monologue (Sylvia Daneel)
-Stage Acting (Gail Humphries)
-Improvisation (Jim Neeb)

My Studio Equipment

Audio-Technica AT-2050 microphone

Focusrite Scarlett 2i4 Digital Voice Interface

iMac: OS X 10.9.4 operating system with Audacity voice editing software

KRK Systems KNS-8400 headphones

Additional Skills

I am very outgoing and personal. But I can also be pensive and reflective.

I love sports, drama, movies, and musical theater. I was in the Navy for 20 years (aviation) so I understand the military/government culture and environment.

I was a professional speech writer for 10 years so I know good copy when I se it, and how to edit copy that needs improvement. I love words and the emotions they evoke.

Payment Methods Accepted

• Personal checks, cashier's checks, or money orders in my local currency

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