satisfying, nurturing, announcer, character, vital
Ron Knight's nationally recognized sound has lent itself well to warm and robust reads for corporate narration, to heart felt joy of family fun for leisure entertainment brands and attractions, and character voices from animation to video games. From Quick, clever and caffeinated on the spot, off the top improvs, to sincere compelling medical and financial reads, versatility has always been Ron's top playing card in 30 years of voiceover...
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 - British
• English - USA and Canada
I Offer my Services for these Recording Purposes
• IVR, voicemail, phone systems, and on-hold messages
• Training, business presentations, sales, and web sites
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers
Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)
• Non-Union Jobs
• Jobs for SAG-AFTRA (US) signatories
My Union Affiliations and Memberships
• SAG-AFTRA (US)
My Recording and Delivery Capabilities
• I will go to any designated studio in my area
• I have ISDN in my studio
• I have Phone Patch 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 offer translation 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
Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego, California, United States
Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects
British, Cockney, Scots, Skawaiian, Hebe-Jeeby, Scat,
world regional and many ethnics....
My Voice Experience
Ron Knight's credits include: Director's Pool at Marvel Productions, Saturday Morning and specials cartoon fare for CBS, HBO, national network voice for Nickelodeon, The Travel Channel, ABC Wide World of Sports; recent national host and talent for Sirius Satellite Radio (A&E, Inside Sirius & Horizons); NFL Properties, KFC-Pepsi-Co, Burger King, Budget Rent-A-Car, Seven-Eleven, ERA Real Estate, Macy's, Giant Foods, Safeway, MAC atm cards, BMW, Universal Studios, Disney Resorts and other leading advertisers; casting and soundtrack direction for Central Park Media, Colossal Pictures-King Features, National Voice of Tiger Toys, Canon, and leading installation productions at Universal Studios, WDI - Disney Resorts and Parks, Disney-MGM Post Group. Industrial accounts include Hewlett Packard, Merck Medco, Pfizer, AT&T, FutureCom, FAO Schwarz, Hallmark - Castle Rock Children's Records and numerous other credits in both front of the microphone and in back of the voiceover casting desk. He has added color, presentation and humor to many corporate trade show events as announcer, emcee and host.
Ron's background education includes Entertainment Television at USC and UCLA; and supplements his skills with ongoing training in Manhattan: Film and Motion Picture Soundtrack Scoring at New York University (featuring the late Buddy Baker of Walt Disney Studios); Script Analysis, Comedy, Characters and Improvisation for Commercials at the School for Film and Television; Improv and Comedy with Chicago City Limits; Stand Up Comedy with The American Comedy Institute, and has appeared at Caroline's, Stand Up New York, Don't Tell Mama, and other clubs and dates. He has taught voiceover with nationally recognized training programs and is a noted national voiceover coach.
My Studio Equipment
Pro Tools, Motion, LiveType, Final Cut Pro, Audio to video Interlock to jumbo HD screen, audio for video in QuickTime, Voiceover booth for up to 4 talent ADR to 65" video screen. All format conversions available from cinema spec to 3GP Hand Held phone mobility programs.
AKG 414 to Neumann TLM to Gold cable Mogami MXL microphones, Joe Meek Mastering and more... ;-)
Music Scoring: Logic, M-Audio / Korg Digital Workstations, Propellerhead, LiveAudio...
Multimedia Authoring Platform DVD Studio - now also in BLU-RAY as well as HD.
Elite Series Duplication: Plextor drives stacks, with 6 color printing to CD or DVD.
FTP capable, ISDN optional
Training, Seminars, Workshops and Keynotes:
Ron Knight's training curriculums, courses and workshops have been used and employed by leading broadcast institutions and organizations including IBCI; Berkley Productions / Great Voice Company in New York, (as featured on David Letterman and CBS News; Connecticut School of Broadcasting, Creative Acting Company in Manhattan, the legendary Los Angeles Broadcast Workshops in LA, the Jingle Singers Workshops and Voice Over Training Boot Camps for Image One in San Francisco and Los Angeles. Presentations and panels on programming, creative voice and styling development, and "talent associated branding" for executives include the National Association of Broadcasters, many State Broadcasters Associations, the Intercollegiate Broadcasters Association, Meckler-Media, Jupiter Media Communications, Wacfest (World Animation Celebration) the Themed Entertainment Association - Urban Land Institute, The Computer Game Developers Conference, Mip-TV, MipCom, Milia, and the NIMBLE new media conferences. Workshops, panels, and highly entertaining keynotes available.
Oh, yeah. Get him on a mic... as soon as you can.
Payment Methods Accepted
• Credit cards
• Personal checks, cashier's checks, or money orders in my local currency
• Wire transfers
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