Chicago, Illinois, US
Jon is a Telly Award-winning voice actor, who is also known for narrating an Emmy-nominated documentary series for PBS! Be sure to "Favorite" this page to make booking easier! CHECK OUT MY WEBSITE: http://jonsvoices.com Contact me on the web here: (Email hidden) CUSTOMER COMES FIRST My approach to customer service is simple: I'm bringing the customer's vision to life. Your project, whatever it is--be it a commercial for radio or TV, a business-to-business (B2B) video, e-learning module, or hit Amazon book brought to life via audiobook--is the customer's baby. A creative vision that needs to be brought to life. My job is to help create that vision, not to make my own. I'm available almost all hours of the day to get to work immediately on a project, or record pickups because of an 11th-hour script change.
Industry Experience I spent four years as a YouTube and podcast personality, lending my voice to videos to make a point, drive home emotion, create a funny character, do a live read for a sponsor, and everything in between. I have an intuitive ability to hit immediately on a script, as well as be able to pull out all kinds of emotions from the same group of words. You want funny? I've got that. Somber? I can do that, too. Want the hard sell for your latest toy for kids? I've got that from Take 1. My Voice has been featured on thousands of commercial airings of every type, as well as numerous television documentary series where I feature as the narrator, work which has been the recipient of a Telly Award and an Emmy nomination.
Vocal Versatility This is not to say I'm perfect. Direction is needed to bring your vision to life, and I take it very well, and can be guided to hit the perfect notes you and the project require. I have a warm, deeper tone that will resonate with listeners, especially when coupled with a salable, upbeat delivery. I can add a bit of grit and gravel for that rustic, tough, sound, or cut some of the base to sound more youthful and upbeat. My voice and range would be perfect for these uses: Television, Radio, Commercials, Web video, Business, Educational, Documentaries, Movie Trailers, Audiobooks, B2B, Telephone IVR, Podcasting and whatever else you need! I can provide the hard-sell, announcer, authoritative, tone just as well as the conversational, believable sound that will have listeners attaching weight to the words I speak, and everything in between. I have and am developing character voices, as well, like Yuiry, the bumbling arms dealer with a Russian/Eastern European accent, and Tony, the benevolent villain henchman, with a tough New York accent. My character acting would be perfect for these applications: Animation, Cartoons, Comedy, Characters, Video Games, Funny, Crazy, Accents, Impersonation
Age Ranges: Teen, Young Adult, Adult, Middle-Aged, Senior
Equipment: ART Voice Channel pre-amp, Adobe Audition. Microphone: Neumann TLM 103, Electro Voice RE27
English (North American), English
North American, US Midwest (Chicago, Great Lakes), US New York (New Jersey, Bronx, Brooklyn), US South (Deep South, Dixie, Delta), US West Coast (California, Portland)
Middle Aged (35-54), Senior (55+), Teen (13-17), Young Adult (18-35)
Animation, Audiobooks, Business, Documentaries, Educational, Internet Video, Movie Trailers, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Television, Videogames
Four years narrating content on YouTube, amassing 100,000 subscribers. Five years' experience in broadcasting and podcasting, doing live reads and recording promos for advertisers.
Undergrad at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Neumann TLM 103, Audio Technica AT4040, RE27
Computer & Software
Custom PC with full Adobe suite of editing software
ART Voice Channel, DBX 286s
Email, Dropbox, Google Drive, Mailed USB or CD
Less than two hours
Fast and friendly service, very much willing to communicate on different takes and receive notes, will tailor any and all projects to the wishes of the client. I can deliver multiple, raw, takes, or one take that is edited and completed.
Immediate turnaround available.
Jon was very accommodating to our unpredictable delivery schedule, he was quick to respond, good at taking direction, and a pleasure to work with.iJumpRC
It was a pleasure working with Jon. He was very professional. Not only did he communicated well but also delivered his files promptly.3ROUNDBURST Productions
Incredibly fast turnaround! Jon had a perfect voice for the job we were looking for -- young, enthusiastic, confident, and motivating. He did a great job on the edits we requested and even gave us more takes than we had asked for just because he wanted to do a great job. It was wonderful to work with him!Kate MacArthur
Voice Over Clients
UFC, PBS, HBO, Wilson, Discovery Channel, TransUnion, Deloitte, Forsythe, Pokemon, 3M, Mack Trucks, YouTube, Fullsceen, Dollar Shave Club, Aria Games, Electronic Arts, CORE, Aldridge Electric, Canada Green.
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