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Joe Zunardo Jankowski

Columbus, Ohio, US

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Joe Zunardo Jankowski

  Columbus, Ohio, US

Highlights

With his warm, sensitive, friendly baritone voice, Joe "Zunardo" Jankowski opened JoeKat Voice-over LLC for business in June 2016, quickly establishing a reputation as a reliable voice actor who delivers professional results in a timely manner. Based in the Columbus/central Ohio area, Joe "Zunardo" uses the Harlan Hogan VO-1 microphone, running through an Aphex Channel pre-amp and a Focusrite Scarlett 2i4 interface. He works in a dedicated studio room built with insulated walls and ceiling and carpeted floor, greatly reducing outside noise. The inside walls of the studio are covered with Auralex acoustic foam tiles, which allows him to produce excellent audio quality, free of echoes.

Joe began developing his natural vocal skills with over 25 years experience as a public speaker, special-events emcee, and classroom facilitator for the U.S. Postal Service, where he retired in 2016. In August that year, Joe completed a rigorous 22-week Voiceover Pro training program with legendary coach Ron Allan at his Big Voice Productions studio in Gahanna OH.. Since then Joe has voiced over 20 commercials for TV, radio, and Internet broadcast, and has been hired to voice eLearning courses and on-hold phone messaging for several companies.

Joe takes direction well, providing reads with the following feels: professional, middle-aged, senior, friendly, normal, corporate, conversational, intelligent, powerful, neutral, charismatic, heartfelt, dominant, uplifting, informative and informational, approachable, inspiring, business man, light-hearted, gritty, warm, authoritative, natural, articulate, authentic, clear, narrator, blue collar trucker, confident, and everyman. He can also provide a voice in the style of iconic characters for animation or for holiday or seasonal spots, and provides an American accent, a General American accent, and can also do a German accent or Irish accent, or general European accent.

He recently spent 5 months as a weathercaster on RadioForecastNetwork, doing daily forecasts for over 20 radio stations in the U.S, and still fills in when needed. He's currently a volunteer reader with the VoiceCorps reading service for the blind in Columbus OH, recording a weekly one-hour program for the past 3 years.

in addition, Joe is a well-known public-address announcer in the central Ohio area for college and high school sports, with over 21 years experience. He has worked the microphone for several NJCAA college tournaments events in men's and women's basketball and women's softball, a Columbus City league high school men's basketball championship, and one OHSAA state semi-final football contest.

For more information, check out Joe "Zunardo" Jankowski's website.

Languages

English (North American), English

Accent

German, Hungarian, Irish, US Appalachia

Ages

Middle Aged, Senior, Young Adult

Special Skills

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

Experience

-Full-time independent voice actor since June 2016
-Biggest client is Ron Allan at Big Voice Productions - 17 commercial spots voiced there, including eight TV spots as the voice of Tony The Tailor men's clothing store in Charleston WV
-NXLevel Solutions is a media company in New Jersey, three eLearning voiceover jobs for them in 2017
-Weather forecaster for RadioForecastNetwork, Nov 2016-April 2017
-Radio music show host for WSAX-FM 98.5, Columbus OH since October 2017
-Volunteer reader for VoiceCorps reading service for the blind, weekly one-hour show since 2013.

Credentials

Education

August 2016 - completed 22-week Voice Pro training program with Ron Allan at Big Voice Productions
May 2016 - attended the Midwest Voiceover Conference in Columbus OH, learning from industry veterans Rodney Saulsberry, Joe Cipriano, J. Michael Collins, David Goldberg, Christine Milizia, and David Kaplan,
- 1998 thru 2010, completed U.S. Postal Service certification training courses for Facilitator/Instructor, EEO Counselor/Specialist, Diversity Specialist, Training Manager
- 1976 thru 1983 - attended Ohio State University, elementary education curriculum.

Studio

  • Microphone

    Harlan Hogan MXL VO-1

  • Computer & Software

    Custom-built PC, Windows 10, Adobe Audition

  • Special Equipment

    Aphex Channel pre-amp, Scarlett interface

  • Delivery Methods

    email, FTP

  • Turnaround Time

    Most jobs within 24 hours. Same-day service and 1-hour turnaround available on request.

Service Description

Joe "Zunardo" will record a voiceover for you (male, English, North American) in your chosen style that will be clear, error-free, with professional audio quality, and in a timely manner. He can give you a read that is approachable, informative, genuine, intelligent, helpful, authoritative, conversational, or business-like. The cost to you will include up to two revisions, as you deem necessary. If you contact him directly through Voices.com, rates are available upon request.

Testimonials

Joe provided a very quick turnaround and delivery was exactly as requested. - Amy Seeley, Senior Projects Manager
 

NXLevel Solutions

You were great, and hope to work with you again! - Kelly Parker, Communications Coordinator

Ellenbogen Creative Media

Voice Over Clients

Big Voice Productions, Gahanna OH
Ellenbogen Creative Media, NYC NY
NXLevel Solutions, Lambertville NJ
WVAH-TV, Charleston WV
Tony The Tailor, Charleston WV
Kelley's Men's Store, Charleston WV
ICAN-TV, Iowa
Thielen Auto Sales, Mason City, IA
MediaOne, Sioux Falls, SD
Washington Pavilion, Sioux Falls SD
Avanti Vision, Phoenixville PA
Choosevoices.com, Los Altos de Marbella, Spain
Afford A Voice, Jasper TX

Payment Terms

Payment to Joe Zunardo Jankowski 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 Joe Zunardo Jankowski.

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Next Steps

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Current projects 35

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Holiday/Seasonal/Iconic characters 27

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Commercial demo 12

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A range of voices 9

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  • Educational
    / 5 PRI for Job #279561 Prime For Life Ireland (Cannabis Infographic) Awesome work Joe! Thanks for the great quality and quick turn around! Look forward to working with you again soon.
    Apr 19, 2018