Bragg Creek, Alberta, CA
I am a friendly and cheerful person, with experience in audiobook narration, e-learning and as a newsreader for AMI (news broadcast service for the blind). I have university degrees in Psychology and Biology, and further education in Audiobook home studio recording and editing. I am a stickler for detail, and am a fanatical editor and proofreader/prooflistener.
My life experience is pretty varied: I have worked as an water resources inspector in Alberta, an environmental education specialist (with the occasional appearance as \"Mrs. Compost\"!), motivational speaking across North America (as the \"Sexy Optimist\"), publisher of books and daytimers (remember paper daytimers?), community soccer league coordinator, coaching struggling early readers, and a whole host of other jobs that I forget right now.
My voice is described as warm and friendly, with very clear diction. Character accents are my favorite pieces - I do a smashing British, a formidable French, \"real good\" southern American, superior German and an excellente Spanish!
My studio has been certified by BeeAudio Studios - so you'll always get great sound files that you can work with, without blowing your editing budget.
English (North American), English
British, Canadian, Canadian (Maritimes), England - West Midlands (Shropshire, Birmingham, Brummie), French, German, North American, Spanish, US Midwest (Chicago, Great Lakes), US South (Deep South, Dixie, Delta)
Middle Aged (35-54), Senior (55+), Teen (13-17), Young Adult (18-35)
Audiobooks, Business, Documentaries, Educational, Telephone
Accessible Media Inc - newsreader for visually impaired audiences (national broadcast service)
Librivox audio books - many recorded chapters/contributions
BeeAudio Home Studio Certification Course - every assignment passed with flying colours!
Biologist/Technologist with Alberta Environment
Motivational speaker - keynotes/seminars for North American audiences (hey, it was the 90's!)
Book publisher/author - incredibly good proofreader!
BeeAudio Home Studio Certification - Stage 1 (studio set-up) and Stage 2 (sound editing)
BSc(H) - Biology
BA - Psychology
Audio-Technica AT 4040 large diaphragm studio condenser
Computer & Software
iMac OS-X, Presonus Studio One 2 recording software, Adobe Audition CS6 editing software
M-Track Plus interface
Email, internet upload on client's favoured site
Audiobooks - 3 weeks, Other audio - as required
Jenny Hoops is the voice you want for your next audiobook or corporate narration project. She creates the image and sound of your scripts and audiobooks, both fiction and non-fiction. Her characterizations draw the listener into the story, and bring your script alive! Jenny's fully-equipped recording studio will give you a great sound, within your budget and turnaround time.
Voice Over Clients
Accessible Media Inc. (AMI) - volunteer reader for 2 years, for Canadian national broadcast news feed.
Briar Hill School (Calgary, Alberta) - recording elementary books for private use for ESL students
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