J. Scott McElroy

Friendly, sincere, real, authetic, Christian

Voice Description

Scott is the voiceover host of the ANIMAL PLANET TV series, "Wildlife Journal", which ran 7am EST weekday mornings from 2004-2007.
He is a voiceover artist who finds the essence of each piece of copy and adds his unique sound to it. He specializes in the friendly, approachable read, and excels a the natural "regular guy" sound, but easily goes to deep and authoritative on the US Air Force website and Dell computers tradeshow projects. He'll also range from to hip on the Madza Speed 6 podcast and HSBC debt cancellation tutorial, to young and fun on the Animal Planet TV series "Wildlife Journal" and the Don't Mess With Texas "Litter Force" website, to wildly animated playing multiple characters on computer games like Robot Arena: Design and Destroy and LEFT BEHIND: Eternal Forces.

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 - 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
• Audiobooks
• Videogames
• Documentaries
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers
• Podcasts
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

• 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 have Phone Patch 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
• I can add special effects to any project

My Home Base

, Indiana, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Scott's accents and dialects include: Scottish, Asian (Clarence Low on the World Series of Poker computer game), Crazy game show announcer (Announcer on Robot Arena: Design and Destroy), Old Man, German accent, Russian accent, gruff, country, southern, Indian (from India), snooty American, teenager.

My Voice Experience

The friendly, believeable read comes naturally to Scott, but he relishes the opportunity to change his tone or do a character. He enjoys telling a clients story with deeper or warmer tones, getting real with a "regular guy" sound, or bringing a sense of fun and wonder to a children's project.

Clients include:

ITT Tech-National TV commercials
The FCC-National DTV campaign videos
MARSH SUPERMARKETS-Weekly radio ad voice
VISA- Information Management Global
HSBC-Debt cancellation tutorials
MAZDA-"Speed 6" Podcast
U.S. AIRFORCE-Information portal
HEARTLAND FILM FESTIVAL-Trailers and announcing
DELL-Tradeshow presentations
MECHATRONICS-Company story for the Swiss Company
US BANK-Internet banking tutorials
TRIPSMARTER TV-Restaurant commercials
DON'T MESS WITH TEXAS LITTER CAMPAIGN-"Litter Force" website accessibility tutorial
and MANY others.

Computer games Scott has voiced include:
Robot Arena 2-Crazy Announcer
Left Behind: Eternal Forces- 8 Characters
Alaskan Adventure-Warden
World Series of Poker-Clarence Low
Pirates!-Asian Pirate, Old Pirate

Scott enjoys working with clients and is very directable while in a voiceover session, in part due to an extensive background directing talent as the former Production Director for WYXB/WNOU/WLHK, Emmis Communications, Indianapolis.

My Training

Scott has trained with Marla Korbin in NY. He has voiced and/or produced thousand of projects, from national TV and radio commercials and international TV series,to tutorials on how to use a chainsaw, and voices for dolls.

He's directed hundreds of sessions with talent or clients, and it known for his patience and positive attitude.

Scott's taught broadcasting courses for Columbia School of Broadcasting, Broadcaster's Training Network and Radio Connection, and trained dozens of interns in audio production and voicing.

He is an able writer, having written stories for Indianapolis Monthly, and scores of columns for NUVO Newsweekly as a film reviewer. His first book, "Finding Divine Inspiration: Working with the Holy Spirit in Your Creativity" released from Destiny Image Publishers on 11/1/08. Go to for more info.

My Studio Equipment

Scott works full time weekdays out of professional production studio outfitted with Protools, an Audio Technica 4040 Mic, and Symetrics mic processing. He has phone patch and ISDN available.

His backup/portable studio consists of an AT 4040 Mic, Cubase software and a Focusrite interface.

He has an ftp available and can produce and and send in any audio format.

Additional Skills

Scott is also a visual artist and writer and has completed a book about creativity, FINDING DIVINE INSPIRATION: Working with the Holy Spirit in Your Creativity, from Destiny Image Publishers. Go to : JScottMcElroy.com

Payment Methods Accepted

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

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