Michael (Stone) Keown
Carrollton, Missouri, US
***13 Year Voice Over Veteran.***
Michael is capable of natural, personable and conversational delivery. He also enjoys the Hard Sell, without sounding forced. From the guy next door to the demigod of your nightmares, he becomes whatever voice is needed. Michael thrives on the character driven delivery. Any chance to stretch his voice and use it fully intrigues him most.
Michael also enjoys being soothing, calming and influencing the listener with subtle tones and volume. If you need big, warm, chilling, intense or soft as well as edgy, gripping, exciting, scary, funny and sad, Michael is perfect for your project.
Mike has also given reads in a somber tone, grim, gritty and strong. Other professional deliveries that have been part of his work as a production director and producer of radio advertisements include sexy, sarcastic, irreverent, bossy and the friendly neighbor.
Michael's years of experience helped develop his wide range of tone and expressive reads. From warm rich tones and growling deep lows to piercing highs and personable mid ranges, Michael Keown is your best choice for male voice overs.
English (North American), English
Irish, North American, US General American (GenAm), US Midwest (Chicago, Great Lakes), US South (Deep South, Dixie, Delta)
Middle Aged, Senior, Young Adult
Audiobooks, Business, Documentaries, Educational, Internet Video, Music, Radio, Telephone
For nearly 15 years I have been a copywriter, production director, pitch man, announcer, news anchor, spot reporter and have earned Missouri Broadcasters Association Awards for my work. Well versed in live musical performance and recording sessions. Audio editing and mastering skills are polished.
Worked on a Patton themed marketing campaign with a reputable antique dealership for an Armed Forces Day sale. The spots were very successful. You can hear a portion of that work, as well as my Luck O' the Irish campaign for their St. Patrick's Day spots in my character demo.
Columbia School of Broadcasting - Graduated 1989.
SHURE KSM 27
Computer & Software
Dell XPS 8500, Adobe Audition 1.5 which has a full suite of audio processing plug-ins including parametric equalization, compression and filtering.
Tascam US-366 interface/mixer/micpreamp
email, dropbox, S3, Skype, Google Voice, snail mail CD and voices.com files system.
12-24 hours or less, depending on your needs.
Offering voice over, narration, character and corporate deliveries. Audio editing services also offered as well as mastering, copy writing and proofreading.
Full spot production is a skill I possess. From bed selection to mixing and mastering, let me help craft a memorable compelling spot that gets results.
Voice Over Clients
Sears Hometown Stores, Bates City Antiques, Westfall O'Dell Motors, Farm Bureau Insurance, Jesse James Dodge
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