Ron Smith

Informational,Educational,Motivational,News Anchor

Voice Description

My voice can be informational and conversational for parts that would require acting in commercials.

My voice can be educational to inform and at a simple pace for people to listen to through books on tape, or educational material.

My voice can be news anchor sounding for those that want authoritative or strong.

My voice can be soft and easy spoken for those needing a caring and gentle voice.

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
• Videogames
• Documentaries
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers
• Podcasts
• Adult content
• 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 ISDN in my studio
• I have Source Connect 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 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

, Ohio, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

I can provide voice over work for those that need a middle aged male, father figure, or can also be turned into a senior citizen character in the later years (retirement years). I've played a grampa with a grampa voice.

I can also provide some wild and crazy voices including sounding like I'm from India and speak like one.

My Voice Experience

I have experience in writing, voicing and producing in any of the areas below.

I have done voice over work for audio training tapes, done on hold messages for companies for 21 years, including companies like AAA, and the YMCA. Radio commercials for :15, :30, :60 seconds, and even 30 minute infomercials for products.

I have done on camera training videos, sales training videos and audio tape series.

I have served as a news anchor for radio and television. Sports play by play and color announcer for the college level (over 1,500 games).

My Training

I have a BA in Broadcast Journalism, and a BA in Business Communications from Otterbein College in Westerville, Ohio.

I have done voice over work on a professional level for business since 1989.

I have been in radio as an on air talent in the Columbus radio market since 1980.

I have done commercial production work in radio since 1980 and television since 1984.

I have served as a news anchor, sports anchor/director in radio and television, weather man, sales director in radio.

I have extensive audio/video production work that has received several awards for creating informational, educational and motivational productions.

My Studio Equipment

I have my own audio and video studio equipped with an Adobe suite for video work, SAW32, Cool Edit and Pro Tools for creating audio productions.

I can create a virtual set for your video production to your specific creative needs and customized with your company colors, logo, and feel.

I can create all packaging and fulfillment of your project from inception to delivery for any CD, DVD, audio file production. This includes custom labels, jackets, and any packaging.

Additional Skills

Skill Set Assessment


News News
Reporter, Anchor, Field Reporting
Digital Editing (SAW32, Cool Edit) Digital Editing (Adobe)
Analog Editing (Reel to Reel) Analog Editing (3/4, SVHS formats)
Sports Sports
Reporter, Anchor, Field Reporting, Play-by-Play (3 Major Sports), Color Announcer (3 Major Sports)
Live Reporting (Studio, Field)
Live Studio Show
Voice Over Talent for Commercial use
Camera Operations
Floor Directing
Directing/Technical Directing
Live Event Recording/Performance
Event Prep, Stage Set Up, Coordination

Writing (Newscasts, Sportscasts, Shows)
Vocal Training and Instruction

Sponsorship and Commercial Sales
(Underwriting programs and developing
sales programs from inception to
implementation, including materials
and sales training)

Studio Construction and Development

Payment Methods Accepted

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

Contact Information

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