Ron Jones

baritone/bass character spec-warm

Voice Description

Warm baritone/bass for narrations and commercials, friendly and smooth and can sound humorous/fun.

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
• Audiobooks
• 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

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 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

Billings, MT, Montana, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

I do numerous celebrity/political impersonations and able to do many in "long form", not just a few words. i.e.
Ronald Reagan, Henry Kissinger, Bill Clinton, JFK, Nixon,
George Burns, Cary Grant, James Stewart(one of my best),
Walter Brennan, Chester(from "Gunsmoke"), Edgar Buchanan,
Eddie Anderson("Rochester"- Jack Benny Show), "Mr. Old
Timer"( Fibber McGee & Molly Show), The GreatGildersleeve,
Johnny Carson's "Art Fern" character, Jonathan Winters,
Barney Fife, Walter Cronkite, David Brinkley, Bogart, JamesMason, Dean Martin, Bing Crosby, Al Jolson, Mortimer Snerd....and many well un-named characters.

My Voice Experience

I began a "voice" career in radio as a teenager in the mid-50's doing character voices which led to my first real radio job. I spent many years as an on-air talent(discjockey, news, comm'l prod.) and moved into broadcast sales and mgmt, but continued to do commercial voice work for which I won numerous state/local awards in various AD Club competitions. I became general manager of several radio properties over the years, and again always did some voice work wherever I worked. I held my last management position for 18 plus years, retiring when property was sold. Since that time I've done basketball play-by-play and several narrations for home based businesses plus hosting national teleconferences for a humanitarian organization every week.I voiced a television documentary on wild horses(in character voice of old cowboy)in the mid 70's that appeared on several television stations and public tv outlets. Voiced hours of self-improvement teleseminars 2005-2011.

My Training

Attended Univ. of MT School of Journalism(minor in drama),graduate Northwest Schools of Broadcasting-Portland,OR, numerous RAB/NAB and local and state seminars. Appeared in the following motion pictures: "Far and Away","Josh and S.A.M.", "Love Comes to the Executioner". Have attended classes in auditioning for movies/television,

My Studio Equipment

Just building my studio....using an HP Pavlion computer with a Presonus "Firebox", MXL 990 Mic, ART Tube MP Studio, Radix TLM 500(telephone line amp/mixer which I
have used to record for a studio in Baltimore, MD), a
Thompson VE-4 and both Cubase LE and Audacity software.
I will be purchasing a Sennheiser MD421II Mic in the near
future. Using M-Audio DX4 monitors and Audio Technica

Additional Skills

I am easy to work with, can take direction, no ego problems. The client is the boss. Always willing to learn something new. My background in broadcasting and in my own retail/customer service business provided me with a great deal of knowledge that can be applied to doing voiceover work.

Payment Methods Accepted

• Wire transfers

Contact Information

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