5 Reviews

MJ Benz

St. Louis, Missouri, US

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Highlights

BIG, DEEP, FUN and unmistakable timbre for any project. MJ has an immediate soothing effect on the ear but he can also bring the heat & go over-the-top when needed. From rich, smooth and welcoming to rough, hard & authoritative - MJ will deliver narration, commercials, instructional videos, characters, impressions and more with crisp, clean sound in any format.

Languages

English (North American), English

Accent

British, US General American (GenAm), US Midwest (Chicago, Great Lakes), US Western

Ages

Middle Aged, Senior, Young Adult

Special Skills

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

Experience

2002-present:
A steadily increasing list of paid commercial reads & VOs, including:
TV/radio ads and imaging, instructional narration, dramatic narration, artist/concert promos, character rolls, comedy bits, long-form audio, internet-based videos, corporate presentations, IVR & voice message services, a scripted show announcer role for TV pilot, MMA ring announcer and most likely a few we’ve missed

Credentials

Education

College theater background, 23 years of on-air radio experience, nearly the same amount of time in voicing and/or producing commercials, voice-acting and character work for long form narration over the last decade with some of the best in the business. Clear Channel & Entercom training seminars throughout career. Continuing education through webinars, community college courses & elsewhere to remain a contender in today's constantly changing voice-over industry.

Studio

Microphone

AKG C-214, Audio-Technica AT2020, EV RE27, plus an assortment of other nifty cardiods

Computer & Software

Windows/Adobe Audition & Apple-Mac/ProTools

Special Equipment

Skype, Zoom

Delivery Methods

Email or mail direct MP3, WAV, MP4, FLAC, AIF, AAC, Dropbox or other cloud upload methods available

Turnaround Time

FREAKY fast! Hours or even minutes on many projects

Service Description

During his radio career, Matt held positions as production director for multi-station groups and has been involved with either writing, voicing and/or producing well over 10,000 commercials for hundreds of local, regional and national clients. Conquering an overinflated ego that many former “radio guys” suffer from, MJ has worked hard to develop his VO talent and learned the hard way the true dedication and perseverance it takes to become a REAL, professional voice over artist. MJ has let the air out of his ego, checked his “SUNDAY!!SUNDAY!!! SUNDAY!!!!” at the door, and has earned the opportunity to work with some of the most outstanding VO Professionals around. MJ is ready to bring your voice over project his very best and will deliver it without the entitled arrogance that follows many a disc jockey into this completely unique industry of voice acting.
Let’s have some funt!!

Testimonials

MJ Benz was extremely quick and I received exactly what I asked for. Would recommend him to anyone and look forward to his services in the future.
-Tom Baire

Splash Omnimedia

Voice Over Clients

Ace Hardware
Big Dog Motorcycles
Chipotle
Disabled American Veterans
Enterprise
Fisher Furniture
Greater Missouri Tourism Board
Harley Davidson Motorcycles
IATSI (local chapter)
Jabarra Airport
Kawasaki
Lifelock
Midwest Blues Festival
Canadian Country Music Festival
NAB
Orrick Vacuums
Premiere Roofing
Quality Inn Hotels
Harlem Globetrotters
St. Louis Blues Hockey
St. Louis Cardinal Baseball
Agua Caliente Resort & Spa
Sheplers Western Wear

Payment Terms

Payment to MJ Benz 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 MJ Benz.

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Next Steps

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Television

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Internet Video

Educational

Radio

Radio

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Business

web.isod.es for Job #191605 Country Music Festival Promo

Very responsive and timely. Great to work with!

Jul 12, 2016

Internet Video

New Pace Productions for Job #192750 1100 Virginia Ave

MJ was fast, reliable, and did a great read!

Jul 11, 2016

Internet Video

Bobby Thomas for Job #193137 Escambia Union

Super fast and great quality

Jul 11, 2016

Internet Video

Voices.com (Jeffrey Allen) for Job #191887 Voices - Sportscaster style VO needed for Basketball highlights sizzle VO - FAST

Great work!

Jul 7, 2016

Business

Splash Omnimedia for Job #190168 Premiere Roofing

MJ Benz was extremely quick and I received exactly what I asked for. Would recommend him to anyone and look forward to his services in the future.

Jun 15, 2016