Jon Gooch

Distinctively English/British Character Specialist

Voice Description

Classic warm English (British) accent with no regional overtone (ie: transparent, uncolored).

Convincing in ANY regional accent; upper-class, aspirational working-class, Cockney (fun), Scottish (school-masterly), Irish (friendly/creamy), Welsh, 'Queen's English' (Old Fashioned movies/radio/TV). Mid-tone (approachable), respect-worthy, PBS-style (Masterpiece).

ALL Regional British accents convincingly done; Scottish, Irish, Welsh, classic BBC English/British From Patrick Stewart to Jeremy Clarkson; Noel Coward to the Geico gekko through to Tony Blair, Hugh Grant, Roger Moore and John Cleese. PBS-style documentary smoothness. Royal biography-style.

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 - Australian
• English - British

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
• Songs
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)
• Cartoon/Animation

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

Jobs for ACTRA (Canada) signatories Jobs for ACTRA (Canada) signatories

Jobs for British Equity signatories Jobs for British Equity signatories

Jobs for Union des Artistes (Canada) signatories Jobs for Union des Artistes (Canada) signatories

• Jobs for SAG-AFTRA (US) signatories

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 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

, Connecticut, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

ALL Regional British accents, Scottish, Irish, Welsh, classic uncoloured English. From John Cleese, David Attenborough and Patrick Stewart to Jeremy Clarkson; Benedict Cumberbatch and Noel Coward to the Geico gekko,Tony Blair, Hugh Grant, Roger Moore and Piers Morgan.

PBS-style documentary smoothness. Royal biography-style.

My Voice Experience

Public from-the-stage first-person persuasive verbal interaction with live audiences since 1980. Global experience in live-radio/TV presentation with the BBC, USA Public Television and National Public Radio. With/without music emcee, guest introductions, discussions/conversations with on-air guests/hosts.

My Training

Real-world study and execution of hundreds of hours of live presentation development. Script-writing and delivery both in recorded and live-medium. BBC and NPR affiliate program hosting... USA public television hosting/interviewing; script-creation, storyboarding, overall production and execution of complete projects, promotional pieces and air-broadcast/net-ready programming.

My Studio Equipment

Own fully equipped vocal studio with direct-to-computer music/speech recording, editing and processing with industry-standard mics. Also musical accompaniments/backgrounds/sound-effects. All formats supported/provided. Editing for all circumstances, sound environments and conditions.

Neuman, Rode, StudioProjects, Sennheiser and Audio Technica large-diaphragm industry-standard mics. Wharfedale close-monitors. Sony/Sennheiser pro-audio headphones. Adobe Audition Software. Mackie Blackjack Onyx USB interface. Output to all formats deliverable via FTP upload, e-mail, DropBox, Voice123 protocol, real-mail (on CD or SD card or USB drive).

Additional Skills

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Payment Methods Accepted

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

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Contact Information

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• Currently Jon Gooch is a Standard subscriber.
• Jon Gooch was last active on Voice123 240 days ago

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Rich Creamy British (English)

Jon Gooch English(men)

Storybook narration

Up-Market Real Estate

Australian Business Merger

Friendly Do-It-Yourself Dad

David Attenborough-style Sport Promo

Business Software ene-user Ad

Macho Gym commercial

Hip Restaurant Ad/Aging Rock-Star (interview)