143 Reviews

James Merkel

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, US

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Highlights

Voice talent for web, internet, radio tv commercials, on hold, IVR, presentations, e-learning, narration, audiobooks, business, documentaries, internet Video, movie Trailers, video games.

Languages

English (North American), English

Accent

North American

Voice Ages

Middle Aged (35-54), Senior (55+)

Special Skills

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

Experience

30 + years in voiceovers. Jim has a read that can be sincere, dramatic, biting, hard sell, or easy. There are few voiceover people that can offer such a wide variety of reads. Jim has contributed to major US TV networks, HBO, Disney, NFL, and many other prime outlets, but offers the same care and attention to the smallest mom and pop companies needing a professional branding and imaging voice.

Credentials

Education

Major market morning show for over 20 years, award winning 30 + years in Radio/Advertising/TV SAG/AFTRA membership if needed.

Studio

Microphone

Sennheiser MK416, Neumann TLM103

Computer & Software

Adobe Audition // Twistedwave // iMac // Apollo twin with high end plug ins

Special Equipment

Source connect, phone patch. ISDN, ipDtl

Delivery Methods

Mp3, WAV, Aiff, via email, Dropbox, Google Drive, source connect

Turnaround Time

Same Day, even same hour if during 9 to 5 weekdays.

Service Description

Superior studio equipment and acoustics featuring Neumann and Sennheiser microphones. Direct digital path to editor. High end tube pre amplifiers.

Phone patch and Skype available.

Testimonials

Read the comments in my reviews to quickly understand that I strive for a perfect read done as quickly as my clients need it. Anything less than a five star review would be unacceptable to me. You will have a fantastic voiceover experience with me.

5 Star reviews

Voice Over Clients

HBO, Cinemax, Universal, CBS Sports, NFL, signature voice for 7 hockey teams, Denver Broncos, Disney, and over 500 radio and TV stations around the world.

Payment Terms

Payment to James Merkel is made through Voices.com SurePay®, our escrow service that guarantees your project is completed to your satisfaction. Pay securely by Visa, Mastercard or PayPal through Voices.com and when your work is done, simply download the final files, and release funds to James Merkel.

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Internet Video

Lockheed Martin for Job #358902 Lockheed Martin ISR Portfolio

Excellent work and quality!

Oct 14, 2019

Television

Voices.com (Dale Dupuis) for Job #355995 EMERGENCY RELIEF SPOT

GREAT WORK!

Oct 10, 2019

Radio

Marcof Innovation Lab LLC for Job #358651 State Senate District 36 NRA Endorsement Ad for Ryan Gatti

Thanks James, first voices.com experience was great. The voice acting was perfect. 5/5 stars!

Oct 8, 2019

Business

Diorama, s.r.o. for Job #358087 HB Reavis - Stanica Nivy - webpage

Oct 7, 2019

Business

REGENESIS for Job #357620 TerraShield Animated Video

Jim is great to work with. Fast and really professional

Oct 2, 2019

Animation

Zach Yonek Productions for Job #354379 Book promotional

Oct 2, 2019

Internet Video

Spiral Mountains Media for Job #354603 Fullbright Academy VO

Awesome. Fast delivery, great quality.

Oct 1, 2019

Internet Video

The Truss Collective for Job #357473 Rear Precision Pod

Great working with James. Very pleasant experience.

Sep 30, 2019

Business

Actio Marketing for Job #354596 Synnex - Bumper Videos

Jim was wonderful to work with and an excellent talent. His turn around speed was insane! Absolutely would work with again.

Sep 28, 2019

Internet Video

Qube film Inc. for Job #356146 ALG-J100-2019

AMAZINGGG Experience not only us and the client were extremely happy with James Voice and act also when they asked for last min changes at midnight he replied back right away with new takes I CAN NOT THANK HIM ENOUGH

Sep 27, 2019

Business

Voices.com for Job #350774 Men's Health Corporate Pharmaceutical Video

Great job on this project James!

Sep 20, 2019

Business

Blaze Productions Ltd for Job #354758 Methode Electronics - Power Automotive (V3)

Sep 20, 2019

Business

Voices.com for Job #352430 Internal Corporate Video | Male or Female | Conversational & Upbeat

AMAZING TO WORK WITH! Top-quality VO, amazing turn around times, and always available to take care of edits needed. 10/10

Sep 17, 2019

Internet Video

Voices.com (Emily Campbell) for Job #349224 Frozen Dough Corporate Videos

Sep 17, 2019

Business

Francisco's Team for Job #352167 It´s business presentation for a company that develops state-of-the-art technology for food and beverage industry

It was amazing working with James! Excelent sound, voice quality and quick turnarounds. Definately the best experience.

Sep 13, 2019

Radio

Rinck Advertising for Job #354374 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

Had a rush job and James was right on it. This wasn't our first time working with him and won't be our last. He is a pro.

Sep 12, 2019

Animation

QBurst for Job #348147 Videos describing features of a mobile app for the NorthAmerican division of a global leading Fortune 500 company

Jim gave us a brilliant voice-over and was wonderful to work with.

Sep 12, 2019

Business

Steelehouse Productions for Job #332822 Rexodus IP Pitch Video

Sep 10, 2019

Educational

Blakeslee for Job #351370 VO for video pitch

Outstanding experience.

Great voice. Responsive. Fast! Takes direction well. 10/10.

Sep 9, 2019

Business

BNC Post Production for Job #350892 Pharma Cosmetics - Brand Video

Great voice, very responsive

Sep 4, 2019