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Glenn Johnson

Glenn Johnson

Ottawa, Ontario, CA
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Glenn Johnson

Glenn Johnson

  Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Highlights

Glenn offers 32 years of multi-media experience as a senior journalist and communications specialist with two national news agencies, newspapers, television, radio and the Web. On-air personality and voice talent on several AM/FM stations in Canada.
Theatrical experience gives Glenn the ability to speak in unusual voices or with accents. Click on the word "Demos" on the blue bar above to hear a number of recorded audio demos.
To see film work, a clip of his comic narration of sci-fi parody film The Adventures of Stella Starr, is at (Website hidden)
Glenn's work is versatile. The kinds of characters will convey a variety of sentiments that are important to make your project credible. His decades of experience in media and as a TV anchor give him the experience to make characters believable, honest, thoughtful and genuine. An everyman, or a unique cartoon or animated character are also possibilities. From a booming announcer to a quiet friend or pleasant neighbor, you will get the authoritative voice, or the storyteller. You dream it, and Glenn will perform it, combining years of experience and success in news with the fun and creativity of film and live stage productions.
He can give you Morgan Freeman, or Ron Burgundy, the bumbling redneck to the sophisticated executive. (He can show you the picture from the TV studio to prove it!)
As an experienced journalist and actor, Glenn takes direction well and will produce audio that will make your project successful.
Audio can be delivered to you unaltered, or enhanced with sound-effects and can be saved in all audio formats.

Languages

English (North American), English, English (Indian)

Accents

Australian, British, Canadian, French, India (Hindi), North American, US General American (GenAm)

Ages

Middle Aged, Senior, Young Adult

Special Skills

Audiobooks, Cartoons, Documentaries, Educational, Movie Trailers, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Television, Videogames

Experience

Media experience in communications goes back to 1980, when, at 17, Glenn Johnson hosted a radio program. By 21, Johnson was anchoring television newscasts that could be seen in the three Maritime provinces and Maine in the U.S.
As a wire-service broadcast correspondent, he anchored live radio election coverage that was carried on radio stations across Canada.

Credentials

Education

Broadcast Journalism degree, Holland College, where Johnson also served as news director of HCFM radio and narrated educational programs for the college.

Also studied at American Press Institute in Washington, D.C.

Studio

  • Microphone

    Sennheiser along with HD205 headphones which have no leakage - Electro-Voice 635 - Shure SV200

  • Computer & Software

    Two Windows PCs, including Laptop, External Back Up Hard Drive, Mac IPad

  • Special Equipment

    Avid Recording Studio/Audacity/Pro Tools HD/M-Audio Fast Track, Sound supressing studio materials, effect generators,

  • Delivery Methods

    Delivery VIA highspeed net in any audio file format. Also available by disc through Mail, Courier .

  • Turnaround Time

    I like to take care to ensure the take is perfect, otherwise Warp speed is possible if you have a rush job

Service Description

Under normal circumstances, there is no compression or other effects on the audio, although these and dozens of effects and sounds can be added during the recording studio or post-production process..
Audio files can be converted to ANY format you require. Unless instructed otherwise for effects, there is no compression or other effects, although dozens of digital audio effects and sounds (phaser/reverb,EQ/distortion, etc. can be added through the studio. Two separate digital studios are operating, they are also sophisticated enough to be used for musical recording features.
Glenn will product audio according to your specifications and will provide the file in the format that is most convenient for your production.
You will find Glenn produces the material within a short time frame because this is main business, so customer service and dedication is a top priority.

Testimonials

“Glenn is one of those steady and grounding presences in an often chaotic office setting. Newsrooms require leaders who are calm and wise, but also understanding and humane. Glenn never fails to bring lightness when its required, but seriousness of purpose when that's required as well. He is a great leader.” August 22, 2010

Kevin Newman worked with Glenn when he was Deputy Editor, Postmedia News

Kevin Newman, Global National Founding Anchor/Executive Editor, Global Television (Formerly of Good Morning America)

Voice Over Clients

Glenn Johnson's clients have included: Canadian radio stations CKBW, CFCY, CHTN, CKCW, CHSJ, CJVR, national broadcasts via Broadcast News, Television on CTV, CBC, CHSJ.
Narrations and programs for Holland College, Windmill Lane Productions (Manitoba).
Film, Manitoba Film Group.
Web: CanWest News Service, Postmedia News.

Payment Terms

Hire Glenn as a voice actor. Payment is made through Voices.com SurePay, an escrow service that guarantees your work is done to your satisfaction. Send payment securely by Visa, Mastercard or PayPal through Voices.com then download your files from the website.

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Next Steps

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