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Michael Wex

Toronto, Ontario, CA

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Highlights

Michael Wex is a New York Times bestselling author and one of the originators of adult storytelling in Toronto. He has worked extensively in storytelling, spoken word, radio, voice overs and audio books. Although generally assumed to be American, Michael is a native of Southern Alberta and is thoroughly at home in both standard and western Canadian dialects. He also speaks fluent Yiddish and is known for his mastery of Yiddish accented English.

He does a pitch perfect impression of classic movie actor Walter Brennan.

Languages

English (North American), Yiddish, Hebrew

Accent

Canadian, Canadian (West), US General American (GenAm), Yiddish

Voice Ages

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

Special Skills

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

Experience

Michael won a 2008 Audiofile Earphones Award for the audiobook Just Say Nu, which he also wrote. He was for many years a regular on such CBC radio programs as Cloud Nine and Metro Morning. He can be heard in the recent documentaries Deli Man and Theodore Bikel: In the Footsteps of Sholem Aleichem.

He is a sought-after MC for top-level klezmer concerts and has appeared twice in this role at Carnegie Hall.

Credentials

Education

Graduate degrees in English and Medieval Studies.

Studio

Microphone

Focusrite Scarlett Studio CM25 large diaphram cardiod condenser mic

Computer & Software

Lenovo Windows 10 solid state drive Ideapad with Audacity and Cubase LE

Special Equipment

Scarlett Solo preamp interface, Skype, SE reflection filter

Delivery Methods

MP3, WAV, Dropbox, Email, FTP

Turnaround Time

12-24 hours

Service Description

Thirty years' experience of voice work plus a professional home studio set-up means you'll get exactly what you need every time, on time.

Testimonials

Michael Wex is a national treasure.

Living Traditions

Voice Over Clients

St. Martin's Press
Harper Collins Publishers
CBC
NPR
Talon International Development Inc.
Cohen Media Group
Sudden Storm Productions

Payment Terms

Payment to Michael Wex 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 Michael Wex.

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