Jack Hicks

Minneapolis, Minnesota, US • 9:42 PM Local Time

5.0 • 79 Reviews

Demos

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Jack Hicks- Guy Next Door, Confident, Friendly, Conversational
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Television 132

Jack Hicks

Explainer Video , Business Video , Professional Internet Video
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Internet Video 362

Jack Hicks

Guy Next Door , Regular Guy , Every Man , Charismatic
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Educational 155

Jack Hicks

Vocal Skills

Languages

English (North American), English

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Accents

Canadian (West), North American, US General American (GenAm), US Mid-Atlantic, US Midwest (Chicago, Great Lakes), US South West (Texas), US Upper Midwest (Fargo, Minnesota), US West Coast (California, Portland)

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Voice Ages

Middle Aged (35-54), Senior (55+), Young Adult (18-35)

Categories

Animation, Audiobooks, Business, Documentaries, Educational, Internet Video, Movie Trailers, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Television, Videogames, Voice Assistant

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Studio

Turnaround Time

Usually within 2 hours.

Microphone

Neumann M-49 , Sennheiser MKH-416

Computer & Software

Pro Tools, Adobe Audition, Sony Sound Forge, Ozone 8 Advanced software, Sonar Platinum.

Special Equipment

Focusrite Preamp, RME audio interface, JBL Monitors, Sennheiser HD600 headphones.

About

Overview

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ADDY Award Winner!!!  100% Positive Feedback Rating. Ranked 7th on Voices.com
Jack has worked with many of the largest organizations and companies in the world:
Google, Sirus/XM, Bloomberg TV, Golf Channel, Sony, BASF, Portland Trail Blazers , Levi's, 3M, Disney, Estee Lauder, Lily, Roche, GE, Mastercard, Goodyear, Michelob Ultra, Microsoft, Samsung, McDonalds, Sales Force, Pandora, ESPN radio, TD Ameritrade, TurboTax, Afrezza, and many others. PBS: 2019 Bob Ross .

Conversational Friendly Professional
Guy Next Door Announcer Businessman

A Voice that Speaks for itself.

Jack Hicks has been a professional voice actor for over 20 years. He started his career while still working in radio. Eight years ago he became a full-time professional voice artist. Some have said that he is the best voice artist in the United States.

His conversational and friendly , yet professional style has appeared on some of the top corporate brands in the world.
Clients Include: Sony, BASF, Portland Trail Blazers , Levi's, 3M, Disney, Estee Lauder, Lily, Roche, GE, Mastercard, Goodyear, Michelob Ultra, Microsoft, Samsung, McDonalds, Sales Force, Pandora, ESPN radio, TD Ameritrade, TurboTax, Afrezza, and many others.
2019 PBS narration: Bob Ross .

Jack was an active member of SAG/AFTRA for over 20 years and is currently recording non-union voice overs.

Hear Jack nationally on CNN, Headline News, ESPN, FOX News Channel, MSNBC and others.

Friendly , Professional , Conversational , Smooth , and Warm .

Jack lost his voice to laryngitis in 1993 and then was fired from his radio job at KQRS.
Jack Hicks dedicated his life to learning everything he could about the human voice.

He went from unemployed and broke to recording for the largest brands in the world.

Key words that describe Jack's voice include: Professional, Radio, Educational, Non-announcer, Trust, Movie Trailer , Narration , Narrator , Cartoon , Technical , Friendly , Hip , Deep , Corporate , Upbeat , Conversational , Medical , Strong , Bold , Calm , Confident , Versatile , Authentic , Believable , Warm , Business , Edgy , Guy Next Door , and Average Joe.

Jack has strong acting abilites and is often called on to voice a variety of characters and roles, including: Cowboy , Businessman , Doctor , Comedian , Lawyer , Husband , Father , Grandfather , and many others. His voice lends itself well to corporate narration , Internet Video narration and television narration. Jack Has been the voice of luxury car brands and luxury resorts and hotels. But to sum up Jack Hicks' voice in three words it would be: Conversational , Friendly, and Professional .

Whether it's an internet explainer video for your startup a corporate educational video, or a national television commercial, Jack records the same way: in his state of the art studio, or at your studio in New York or L.A. fully prepared and rehearsed.

Many of Jack's customer's compliment him on the super fast turnaround and quick service. With North American English as his first language and a professional studio equipped with Source Connect Pro, phone-patch capability, Neumann and Sennheiser microphones, JBL monitoring , Ozone mastering and RME preamps, you know that Jack's voice over performance and broadcast-quality sound, compete with the best studios in the world.

Because of Jack's experience as an announcer in major market radio, he offers the style of announcer as well. And after years of recording various narration voice over projects, Jack has mastered the art of medical narration. He has developed a way of rehearsing and preparing that your medical narration script sounds confident and natural. He is in high demand for corporate educational videos.

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Service Description

Fastest turnaround on Voices.com! Often as quick as one hour.
Keywords: Conversational, Professional, Corporate, accessible , friendly , genuine , authentic , believable , guy-next-door, high energy , soft sell , hard sell , sincere , cool , hip , corporate , business like , relatable , sophisticated , knowledgeable , promo , urgent , and is consistently cast for a wide range of age requirements . . . male 20's, 30's, 40's, and 50's (25-54) E-learning ( elearning ), Explainer video , (Explainer). Medical.


Ballistic Arts Media Studio:
Jack was great to work with. He listened to direction well and was very prompt in his responses and deliveries. Would highly recommend him for future jobs.

Voices.com (Tyler Smith)
Great work! Thank you Jack!

Jesper Colding
This guy is a pro.
Smooth voice, understands direction, delivers fast and hi quality.
Will certainly use again!

Stewart Harris
This guy us awesome. On time, great feel for copy and when I failed to phonetically spell something, he did it a couple ways so we had what we need.
Hire Him!

Austin Visuals
Jack was quick, professional, and patient. Thank you for your help!

TMA
Jack was perfect for this video. He's got a good range!

RISE SICS Vasteras
Excellent job and professional service. Will definitely work with you again.

TowelTV
Was very good and flexible.

Lingl Inc.
Very professional and extremely fast! Nice conversational and friendly voice over. Thanks!

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Experience

Jack Has been performing voice work since 1985, while on-air at KQRS, Minneapolis. Since then, Jack has recorded for many of the largest companies and some of the smallest "ma and pa" startups in the world!
Jack is represented by Wehmann Models & Talent, Philadelphia Post, Talent Group, and AB2 Talent, Los Angeles.
Jack was an active member of SAG/AFTRA for over 20 years and currently recording non-union voice overs.
Jack puts the same effort, preparation and rehearsal into an internet explainer video as he does a national commercial.

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Client List

IBM, 3M, CITI, Turbo Tax, UPS, Pioneer/Dupont, Samsung, Porsche, GMC, Napa Service Centers, Nissan, Mall of American, Sears, Hampton Inn Hotels, Norm Reeves Honda, L.A., Dickies BBQ, Menards, Green Mill Restaurants, Papa Murphy's Pizza, WCCO-TV, Minnesota State Lottery, Harlem Globetrotters, KQRS, KSTP, KDWB, WLUP-AM, KSD-FM, and a variety of radio stations, explainer videos, YouTube videos and corporate presentation videos. Jack Hicks is currently heard in the Los Angeles, New York, Denver and Minneapolis local markets.

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Education

Jack Hicks is a "Student of people."
Jack has studied with the top voice over coaches in Hollywood, including Brad Heller, Craig Spear, Bill Holmes, Elaine Craig, Bill DeWees and many others.

Associates Degree Electronics
Black Sash, Southern Praying Mantis Kung Fu
Associate Degree in business and marketing
Broadcast training at Brown Institute, Minneapolis
Former Real Estate Appraiser
20+ years in the Broadcast Industry at some of America's largest stations
Program Director at over 6 radio stations; small market to major market.
Live interviews of: John Kay, Tommy James, James Taylor, Don Felder, Edgar Winter, Billy Gibbons and many others.

Reviews 5.0

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Voices.com (Kyle Holder)

Dec 11, 2019

AWESOME JOB

Business Job #366534 • Drift Video- Deep/Dramatic Narrator

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Oct 18, 2019

Internet Video Job #338298 • New Ways to Inspire Video - Jack

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Oct 1, 2019

Business Job #355376 • VOICES: BUSINESS RECORDING - URGENT

Testimonials

Definitely has the talent.

Bill Dewees

You have a funny voice.

Brad Heller

You have a good voice.

Per Bristow
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