New York, New York, US
Voice described as bedroom baritone - can twist and turn it as need be into a rapid delivery sports style read or newsy - as spots demand. Both authoritative and conversational styles. Best character voice is a toothless old-timer, prospector type; NFL in the style of John Facenda; and mystery in the style of Rod Serling of Twilight Zone. Fair Marlon Brando imitation, Cagney, Bogey, street thug, mafiosa, Bronx accent, Boston, India, a Hollywood-style Irishman, passable Latino, Brit in manic style of Monty Python. Also, a pampered, pseudo-aristocratic aging, vacuous preppie; bumpkin and various evil (Website hidden) the record, got a top rating from Peter Thomas - one of the top 3 voiceover actors in the business.
English, English (North American), English (British)
British, Irish, North American, US New York (New Jersey, Bronx, Brooklyn)
Middle Aged (35-54), Senior (55+)
Animation, Audiobooks, Business, Documentaries, Educational, Internet Video, Movie Trailers, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Television, Videogames
...includes years spent in NYC studios both as producer working daily with voice over artists - and voice acting myself as talent from promotional and spot reads to documentary or news features narration.
Again, full time writer/producer/anncr on spots as diverse as HBO & other cable promos, sweeps news promos and varied short form features and series, both news and entertainment, documentary long and short form.
Big history buff.
Network & local radio & radio news.
Private study - w/Marla Kirban Assoc.
Ithaca College, Ithaca, New York
Computer & Software
IMAC OSX El Capitan tower system
Garage Band / Audacity/ Twisted Wave/ Fast-Track audio interface; Skype; Phone Patch
email: MP3,Wav, Aiff,etc; FTP (DropBox), CD.
ASAP up to 24 hrs
Can write and produce copy both for radio and tv (separate fee.)
• I have Skype & Phone Patch in my studio
• Or will go to any designated studio in my area
• can deliver edited and finished voice tracks via Email, upload the audio files via FTP • Or deliver the files by regular mail • I offer copywriting, voice direction and radio ad production services
• I have a music library and can add music, or fx to any project.
Jim is a great contractor. His work is amazing and he completed his tasks on time. I also got to know him on a personal level during the contract and he is a good person. I will definitely do business with him again.SaffGroup
Victor Ellman, CEO
Jim is amazing! I highly recommend him for your project. I will be working with Jim again.Estate Fix
The Boom Crew
Voice Over Clients
Bamboo Sushi: The Story of Sushi
Gold Prospectors Assn
WABC-TV News Promos
BSC Panthers Football
The SaffGroup (ongoing IVR clients)
The Boom Crew - The Criterium
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