Julie Hobson

Character actor, primarily suited for Senior or Older Adult themes

Voice Description

The retired widow next door. The retirement home resident. The teacher. Julie's relaxed, rich voice is calming, soothing, and instructive. It can be playful or naturally authoritative and business-like; perfect for giving your message credibility and integrity.

A former radio newswriter/broadcaster/interviewer & midday host, her work also includes commercials in national and international markets, and writing or narrating various corporate e-learning programs for products and processes in private industry.

She is also an experienced freelance writer for training/commercial copy or short feature scripts.

From 2006 - 2008: In 2006 she was able to volunteer her time to The Canadian National Broadcast Service - Voice Print Canada {now known as AMI}. She read news articles for the visually impaired.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Middle Age Female
• Senior Female

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

• English - USA and Canada

I Offer my Services for these Recording Purposes

• Commercials
• IVR, voicemail, phone systems, and on-hold messages
• Movie and game trailers

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

My Union Affiliations and Memberships


My Recording and Delivery Capabilities

• I can record and then deliver the audio files via Email
• I can record and then upload the audio files via FTP

Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer

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

My Home Base

Pickering, Ontario, Canada

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

- slightly British, 'high brow'
- serious to neighborly to teacher-type

My Voice Experience

Various - Regional markets in Ontario, Canada; and numerous US states: Idaho, California, Arizona, Nevada, Virginia, The Carolinas, Florida, New York, etc.

PSA/SPECIALTY: - Stratford Festival, Stratford ON - Wrote/Voiced 5 website Promo's about Audio Described performances for visually-challenged attendees.

TRAINING MATERIAL: - Canadian Accounting e-Learning - ComCast, Houston, Tx (2011 & 2013 projects); Potash Company History (South Carolina); People Skills Development/Motivation (Proctor & Gamble); Micro Sun Systems, Dell (translations for India/USA); Morgan Stanley Investments - Character: Mortgage Manager (N.Y.); US Government - Character: Nurse (Florida, Ontario Ministry of Transportation - Narrator: 'Adopt A Highway' promotion video, Electronics Industry - product demonstration customer training videos.

Radio News Vignettes: Voice Talent/Producer/Writer - of 90 sec. wellness series. Several campaigns aired daily on major radio stations in Toronto and Ottawa. [am740, 88.5 The Jewel]Radio News: mp3 casts filed for Carribean radio

Radio News/On-Air Host - Southwestern ON : CHFI-FM, CJFI-FM, CKOT, CHOK, CKO-National All News Network, and K-104

My Training

Graduate diplomas in:

Radio/Television Communication Arts

My Studio Equipment

AT2020 Condenser / Skype access
Recording/Editing Software.


Additional Skills

I am a member of Paypal for your ease and safety.

Copy/news writing/editing experience.

Direct email has changed to: jl.hobson@bell.net

Payment Methods Accepted

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

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Middle Aged - Older Adult - Senior Mix

Radio Vignette

Corporate Training