Shawn Mayers

Deep, Smooth, Powerful, African-American, VOG

Voice Description

Deep for commercials, promos and trailers. Late night smooth DJ sound. News anchor sound. Urban sound. Professional for presentations and narrations.

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
• Documentaries
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers
• 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 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 can deliver edited and finished voice tracks

My Home Base

Newton, Massachusetts, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Boston, Southern, British, Caribbean.

My Voice Experience

Tied for first place in a booth announcer contest for WROR Boston (Summer 2009).

WHUS Radio (Sep 2008-May 2009, Jan 2011; Storrs, CT):
-Disk Jockey
-Promo and Public Service Announcer/Producer

Miniseries: Golden Age of Wireless (Broadcasting in November 2010 on WYAR Radio, Yarmouth, ME).
-The Professor: Swearengen
-Cool Customers: Seth Olmstead*
-The Building of Red Oaks: Admiral Land/Kate's Dad
*Lead role

Boogie Break (May 2012-present; Starpoint Radio, UK): Announcer

Infiniti (May 2012-present; Lindsey Coast Radio, UK): Announcer

My Training

University of Connecticut

Harvard University Extension School
Professor: J.E. Hollingworth (Perfecting Oral Communication).

VO Coaches:
Don Morrow (Home training course and in-person coaching)
Wren Ross (Private coaching)

Disk Jockey and Announcer at WHUS Radio in Storrs, CT.

My Studio Equipment

Microphone: Shure SM7B

Computer: HP ENVY x360/Windows 10

Special Equipment: Audacity, Avid MBox Mini, Porta-Booth Pro

Delivery Methods: Email (MP3s), USPS (CDs)

Additional Skills

-Freelance Emcee & Announcer
-Warm-up, introduce events
-Recite original poetry

Payment Methods Accepted

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

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