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Highlights

Versatile Voice Artist with 15+ years experience. Straight dry VO or fully produced. Fast turnaround

Languages

English (North American), English, German

Accent

German, North American

Ages

Middle Aged, Senior, Teen, Young Adult

Special Skills

Audiobooks, Business, Documentaries, Educational, Internet Video, Music, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Television, Videogames

Experience

EXPERIENCE:
6/2011-Present
IMAGING DIRECTOR/PRODUCER – KGO/KNBR – Cumulus Media, San Francisco
•Achieving success by consistently ranking at top of target demographic through production of creative content for multi-station cluster
•Acquiring positive results for clients through creative copywriting, voiceovers, and editing
•Audio production/imaging for heritage major market stations and professional sports franchises
including San Francisco Giants and 49ers.

1/2004 - Present
OPERATIONS & AUDIO/VOICEOVER ENGINEER – San Francisco
•Manage and produce high quality content for local and national clients,radio programs and podcasts •Proven track record of success by cultivating long-term media relationships.
•Extensive client list includes: Pandora, Golden State Warriors, Stanford University, Learfield Communications, Sports Byline, SJ Earthquakes, Japan Airlines, ESPN, Sierra Club, Oakland A’s
•Manage and maintain computer systems, networks; Operations and engineering duties

1/2008 – 9/2010
PRODUCTION MANAGER – KTRB – Pappas Telecasting, San Francisco
•Managed and supervised production department to a high standard surpassing set goals •Produced captivating radio content through skilled voiceovers and audio editing
•Trained staff on technical automation systems and reviewed program logs for seamless operations and stream-lined workflow
•Gained positive results and strengthened brand by managing communications with station clients

10/1998 – 12/2007
PRODUCTION DIRECTOR – KNEW/KKSF/KABL – Clear Channel, San Francisco
•Powered market cluster to positive ratings and revenue by overseeing and producing content for major market FM & AM stations
•As department head, worked with sales and promotions departments on creative advertising campaigns, and strategic client partnerships from concept development to execution and follow-up

8/2000 – 5/2002
FACULTY INSTRUCTOR – Broadcasting Dept., San Francisco State University
•Trained groups of 20-30 on theory and mechanics of broadcasting for university level courses •Developed curriculum and researched and recommended equipment upgrades

5/1998 – 12/1998
ON-AIR PERSONALITY – KFGY/KMGG – Santa Rosa, CA
•Achieved positive rating increases through execution of on-air format •Reinforced brand image with community personal appearances

9/1995 – 3/1996
ON-AIR RADIO PERSONALITY - KFAX – Fremont, CA
•Executed on-air format through live announcing, recording, and audio editing

10/1994 – 10/1998
PRODUCTION ASSISTANT – KSAN/KBGG/KABL – San Francisco
•Exceeded department expectations by creating high quality audio content and fostering client and media relationships, which resulted in being promoted to department head

6/1993 – 3/1999
GENERAL MANAGER – KSUH – Mass Communications Dept. CSU Hayward
•Oversaw major increase of revenue for radio department through advertising and fundraising •Designed and engineered technical overhaul of facility with state of the art equipment •Managed, hired, and trained staff, developed budgets, and supervised student lab instruction

3/1993 – 12/1993
PROGRAMMING/PROMOTIONS ASSISTANT – KITS – San Francisco
•Contributed to station success by assisting programming and promotions departments

Credentials

Education

BA Communications, CSU Hayward

Studio

Microphone

Various

Computer & Software

MacBook Pro, Pro-Tools, Logic, Sound-Forge, Audition

Delivery Methods

FTP, CD, email

Turnaround Time

24 hours or less

Service Description

Full service VO and audio post production available including mixing, imaging, special effects

Voice Over Clients

Stanford University
Cumulus Media
Clear Channel
Sierra Club
Oakland Athletics
Learfield Communications
San Jose Sabercats
San Jose Earthquakes
Golden State Warriors

Payment Terms

Payment to Mario Butzner 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 Mario Butzner.

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