Joshua Swanson

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2 - Young Adult Male Announcer
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Radio 103

Joshua Swanson

5 - Young Fresh Friendly Male Narrator
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Documentaries 21

Joshua Swanson

1 - Young Hip Male TV Commercial Demo
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Television 31

Joshua Swanson

Vocal Skills

Languages

English, English (North American)

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Accents

Australian, British, North American, US Midwest (Chicago, Great Lakes), US South (Deep South, Dixie, Delta), US West Coast (California, Portland)

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Voice Ages

Teen (13-17), Young Adult (18-35)

Categories

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

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Studio

Turnaround Time

4 hours

Microphone

Neumann TLM 103

Computer & Software

Pro Tools M-Box, iMac

Special Equipment

APHEX 230 Pre Amp & a monkey that can do tricks

About Joshua Swanson

Overview

It's that young hip male announcer voice over that can handle a range of conversational reads to a hard sell...young and hip being the key words.
IF YOU’RE LOOKING FOR A BOOMING ANNOUNCER VOICE OVER TALENT YOU’VE COME TO THE WRONG SITE…but if YOU’RE looking for a young and hip announcer voiceover or voice over or voice-over...whichever you prefer...then keep reading… Friendly and warm with clarity and fantastic inflection for a younger male voice talent. A nice alternative to the traditional announcer voice and companies are already taking advantage of this voice performer for corporate presentations and business training. Joshua's read can be edgy and mysterious or warm and friendly and even has a great bag of characters to choose from with a real sense of humor. The definition of a conversational young male announcer with a touch of class for high end television and radio campaigns. Have a listen to this unique combination in a voiceover talent.

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Experience

Here are some of the companies with whom he has collaborated by providing voice over work:

Television and Radio Promotions
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JUST HIRED AS VOICE OF WOW! INTERNET COMPANY NATIONAL CAMPAIGN
Regional TV Campaign for WOW! Internet / Cable as male announcer voiceover
National TV Campaign for PopTarts as a Character Voiceover
National Radio Character Voice over work Verizon
National Radio Character Voice over work AT&T
National Radio Announcer for Budweiser - Don't Drink and Drive Campaign
Meijer Radio Campaign for Super Saver Sales - Rock Announcer Voiceover
National Radio Announcer Spot for Lenscraters
Radio Promotional Commercial - Midwest Airlines
National Radio Announcer Campaign - Universal Technical Institute
National Radio for CarMax as a character voiceover
Numerous National Radio Voiceover jobs - McDonald's
Numerous National TV Commercials - McDonald's - Recent work on Shrek Campaign
Listen to McDonald's compilation voice-over Demo to the right
Television Commercial - Baskin Robbins
Radio Campaign - Kansas Lottery
Television Commercials - WE Entertainment
Television Commercial - Lincoln Mercury Vehicles
Radio & Television Campaign - Winstar Casinos
Radio Commercial - Midas
Radio Commercial - Honda Civic
Television Commercial Campaign - Starz Network
Television Commercial Campaign - The Voice of Edge Wireless 2006 - Present
Radio Commercials - Hoosier Lottery
National Radio Commercial - On-Star
Radio Commercial - Arizona Casino
Radio Commercial - Redpack

Corporate Narrations/Television Narrations
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Promotional Video - Corrugated Materials, Inc.
Promotional Multimedia - Westport
Corporate Video - Sussex Technical Institute
Television Show Narrator - "My God Story" Calvary of Ft. Lauderdale
Corporate Narration for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Character Commercial/Animation
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The Voice of "Stan" in "ObsCure 2" - Video Game for Nintendo Wii and XBox
Character Radio Commercial - Dairy Queen
CD-ROM Video Game - Steel Battalion 2002 (Various Characters)
Lord of the Rings Slot Machine - WMS Gaming (Voice of Froto)
Video and Audio Bible - Falcon Picture Group / Thomas Nelson Publishers (Various Characters and Titus)
Character Radio Commercial - Kaiser Permanente
Character Radio Commercial - Paramount Parks (Young Dad)
Character Young Male Lazy Guy Voice-over Radio Commercial - Food City / Sound Asylum

Audio Book Narrations
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Here are some examples of Joshua's work as an audiobook or audio book (not sure which is correct grammar) narration work:

"The Midnight Fox"
"Boy of the Painted Cave"
"Flight 29 Down" - the eight book series
"Time Warp Trio No. 1 - Knights of the Kitchen Table"
"Time Warp Trio No. 7 - Summer Reading is Killing Me"
"Save Queen of Sheba"
"Horrible Harry in Room 3B"
"What's the Matter with HERBIE JONES?"
"Today Was a Terrible Day"
“The One Where the Kid Nearly Jumps to His Death and Lands in California”
"Peeps"
"Cheater"
"Storm - The Infinity Code"
"Crystal Doors" - The full three book series.

A FULL LIST OF ALL OF MY WORK IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST
My Training

Young Adult Voice Over coaching Jeff Howell of World Wide Wadio
Improv The Second City Conservatory, Chicago - Norm Holly, Michael Gelman (Phone hidden)
Acting Coach/ Voice John H. Cochran, former Department Chair Yale School of Drama, 4 years
Private Voice Training Robert Waterbury, Santa Barbara, 2 years
Private Voice Training Greg Walter, Chicago
Internship The Goodman Theatre, Chicago - with Mary Zimmerman on Alls Well that Ends Well
My Studio Equipment

Telos Zephyr Classic ISDN Box, APHEX 230 Pre-Amp, Neumann TLM 103, Pro Tools LE
Additional Skills

skipping while reading voice over copy for television promo voice over or radio imaging, or radio announcer voice over...but always skipping. Being a young adult hip voice over announcer guy.

I can also do some minimal production for commercial voice over spots.

Photography and scuba diving are hobbies, but mainly I just like being the announcer or "voice of" for major corporations. Voice-over is fun!

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