San Francisco Bay Area, California, US
OVERVIEW: Jim narrates full time from his studio in the San Francisco Bay Area. He has enjoyed telling stories since childhood and for over 21 years has been a member of Toastmasters International a public speaking and leadership development organization. As a Toastmaster Jim has won over ten contests at the Area and Division levels and has been a finalist at the District level. Additionally, he has been awarded the Triple Crown and Outstanding Achievement Toastmasters awards and coached the AAA Insurance club in Walnut Creek, CA and helped them achieve the Distinguished Club status.
For two years, Jim was involved with his churches jail ministry and delivered the sermons to inmates in one of the county jails.
He has a soothing baritone that keeps the listener ready to hear more whether it is fiction or nonfiction. His public speaking experience has provided the ability to vary his pace and inflection so that it matches the story or the point being made.
In his leisure time, Jim enjoys working out, doing yoga and sports. He is a avid baseball fan and attends 10-15 games a year.
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VOICE STYLE: His voice style has been described as warm, friendly, sincere, high energy, soft sell, believable, business like, educational, knowledgeable, and many others.
KEY WORD DESCRIPTIONS: Other descriptions include - voice over, voice over actor, voice over artist, artist, middle aged, natural, bright, clean, laid back, smooth, soothing, energetic, energy, calm, real, genuine, confident, real, guy next door, personable, professional, smart, upbeat, sincere, serious, heartfelt, attitude, talented, professional, commercial, narration, promo, television, tv, audio book, audiobook, radio voice, podcasting, voicemail, voice mail, greetings, IVR, message, messaging
BUSINESS PHILOSOPHY: I guaranty Five-Star Service. This means for most projects I guaranty a 24-hour turnaround (many the same day) and will complete the project to your satisfaction or there is no charge. I believe in communication and prompt service. To acheive this we will be partners in the project and it will be like I am working in the office next to yours. You will never have to wonder about the status of your project, I will provide you a completed project on or before the requested date.
English (North American), English
North American, US West Coast (California, Portland), US Western
Middle Aged, Senior
Animation, Audiobooks, Business, Documentaries, Educational, Internet Video, Movie Trailers, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Television
I have over twenty years experience delivering messages to clients. I have done this first as an account executive and now as a voice-over talent. I tailor voice-overs to the audience receiving it because I recognize that each audience has different needs.
Also, I have been a member of Toastmasters International for over twenty years and have helped train hundreds of people become better speakers and was a coach for AAA Insurance in Walnut Creek, CA.
Initial and continuing voice-over coaching.
BA Sociology, Minor in History
25 years in sales with the Telephone Company.
13 years in sales for educational textbooks.
21 years Toastmasters, currently an Advanced Communicator Gold: Awards include Outstanding Acheivement Award, Triple Crown Winner and contest winner at several contests including Club, Area and Division in several categories.
Rode NT1A microphone with pop filter and aurolex microphone isolator and sound guard
Computer & Software
PC, Scarlett 2i2, Studio One and RX5 editors
Sound deadening Auralex panels to acheive a WhisperRoom effect. Meets or exceeds ACX standards
Normal project in 24 hours, often the same day
Television Station Identification
Radio Commercials, TV spots
Radio Station Identification,opens, promos
Business Demonstrations, e-learning, podcasts
Business Presentations, Corporate Video Narrations
Voiceover for internet application
Voicemail, On-Hold Messages, Auto-Attendant
Video Game Voices, Computer Game Voices
Audio Books, Books on Tape
Educational Videos, CD-rom, e-Learning
Government, Medical, Technical scripts
In Store Announcements and POP Med
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