Mary Jo Ip

warm, soothing, medical, playful/quirky, narrator

Voice Description

knowledgeable and interested for narrations

clean and enunciated for announcer roles

pronounce difficult words with ease for medical/tech reads

fast and furious for legal reads

wide range from warm and soothing to playful and quirky for commercials

engaged storyteller for audiobooks

smooth and professional for audio tours

melodic and comforting for children's scripts

real person for testimonials

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Middle Age Female

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)
• 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

Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer

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

My Home Base

Union City, California, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Southern accent, generic combo accent (creative)

My Voice Experience

My first paid VO job was for the Office of Highway Safety Planning. Before that I was beaten and flogged through many VO classes and coaching sessions until I got it just right. Okay, maybe I'm exaggerating, but I do have a lot of experience with many different types of scripts.

My Training

Voicetrax Voice Academy (San Francisco Bay Area)
(both classes and private lessons - extensive)

San Jose State Voice Academy

Bachelor of Arts in English from California State University at Long Beach

Masters of Education from California State University at Long Beach

Library Services Credential from California State University at Long Beach

various related workshops and seminars

My Studio Equipment

Microphone: LD1

Computer: PC; Audacity recording software

Pre-Amp: M-Audio Mobile

Additional Skills

Public Speaking teacher

Announcer at gymnastics competitions (3 years)

Mock Trial Coach (3 years)

Writing and editing skills

Good listener

Creative problem solver

Payment Methods Accepted

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

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