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Janina Edwards

Janina Edwards

Atlanta, Georgia, US
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Janina Edwards

Janina Edwards

  Atlanta, Georgia, US

Highlights

As a voice-over artist I specialize in non-fiction, education, e-learning and audiobooks.

Languages

English (North American), English

Accent

British, Caribbean, North American, US African American, US South (Deep South, Dixie, Delta)

Ages

Middle Aged, Senior

Special Skills

Audiobooks, Business, Documentaries, Educational, Internet, Podcasting, Telephone

Experience

VCommercial Voice Over Projects
Janina has successfully completed voice over projects for Sound Imagination, Dani Voiceover, Athens Video, Big Media, Designing Digitally Kaleidoscope Pictures, Minvera Consulting, Synergy, Working Pictures, Running Pony, Tip Media, Push Media, Career Communications Group, Bloomquist Media, Citizens Property Insurance Corporation, Discover Link, Kineo, New Leaders, and GK Visual LLC.

Audiobooks
Janina enjoys narrating drama, comedy, romance, nonfiction, mystery and children's books. She has recorded more than 50 books professionally for a variety of publishers and authors through Listen Up Audiobooks, Deyan Audio, Beacon Press, Hachette Audio, Brilliance Audio, Simon & Schuster Audio, Redwood Audiobooks, and the American Foundation for the Blind.

Audiobooks:
Dates in Parentheses are year of recording

Hachette Audio:
Rachel Howzell Hall with James Patterson, The Good Sister (from The Family Lawyer), (2017)

Beacon Press Audio:
Angela Jackson, A Surprised Queenhood in the New Black Sun: The Life and Legacy of Gwendolyn Brooks (2017)

Deyan Audiobooks:
Chanelle Benz, The Man Who Shot Out My Eye is Dead (2016) Selected Stories
Stephanie Powell Watts, No One is Coming to Save Us (2016)

Simon & Schuster:
RaShonda Tate Billingsley, Seeking Sarah
J.J. Smith, The 10-Day Green Smoothie Cleanse
Karin Tanabe, The Gilded Years (2016)
Nina Tassler (Editor), What I Told My Daughter (2016)
J.J. Smith, Lose Weight, Without Dieting (2014)

Listen Up Audiobooks:
Susan Burton and Cari Lynn, Becoming Ms. Burton (2017)
James Mellon (Editor), Bull Whip Days-Female voices (2017)
Dany G. Zuwen, Black Tears in Heaven (2016)
Carole Boston Weatherford, Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer, Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement AUDIE AWARD FINALIST (2016)
Sandra Kitt, She's The One (2014)
Sandra Kitt, Family Affairs (2014)
Jasmine Beach-Ferrara, The Soldier from Damn Love (2014)
Octavia Butler, Blood Child and Other Stories (2014)
Alison Deming and Lauret Savoy editors, The Colors of Nature (several chapters) (2014)
Elizabeth Heiter, Hunted, (2013)

Brilliance Audio:
Angela Burt-Murray, Games Divas Play (2014)
Susan Kuklin editor, Beyond Magenta (Mariah) (2013)
Tanya Cherie Hegamin, Willow (2013)
Ernessa T. Carter, The Awesome Girls Guide to Dating Extraordinary Men (2013)
Rebecca Walker, Ade (2013)
David J. Schwartz, The Gooseberry Bluff Community College of Magic (2013)

Through ACX:
Sonsyrea Tate, Little X (2015) for Redwood Audiobooks
Angela Henry, The Company You Keep-Volume 1 The Kendra Clayton Detective Series (2015)
Lavender Parker, Flower in the Desert (2015)
Clair Goldstene, The Struggle for America's Promise (2014) for Redwood Audiobooks
M.P. McDonald, Seeking Vengeance (2014)
John Yates, Meditation in Action (2014) for Speedy Publishing, LLC
Andrew Z. Maitland, Yoga for the Beginner: The Starter Guide ( 2014) for Speedy Publishing, LLC
Theresa Mulligan, Sugar Hill, Where the Sun Rose Over Harlem (2013)
Candace Bowen Early, Wicked Embers (2013) for Rhemalda Publishing
Candace Bowen Early, Spur of the Moment (2013) for Rhemalda Publishing
Synthia Andrews, The Path of Energy (2012) for Career Press Audiobooks
Elaine Racco Chase, One Way or Another (2012)
Vicki Hinze, Mindreader (2012)
Shirrin Dubbin, Keeper of the Way (2012)

For the Georgia Radio Reading Service:
Sting, Broken Music (2014)
Dick & Debbie Church, Don't Ever Look Down (2012)
Luanne Rice, The Silver Boat (2012)
Zora Neale Hurston, Dust Tracks on a Road (2012)
Clyde Edgerton, The Night Train: a Novel (2011)
Dean Koontz, A Big Little Life: a Memoir of a Joyful Dog Named Trixie (2011)
Tina Fey, Bossypants (2011)
Stacy Schiff, Cleopatra: A Life (2010)
Sue Miller, The Lakeshore Limited (2010)
Cathleen Schine, The Three Weismanns of Westport (2010)
Danielle Steele, Big Girl (2010)
Carson McCullers, The Heart is a Lonely Hunter (2009)
Sarah Dunn, Secrets to Happiness (2009)
Tiffany Baker, The Little Giant of Aberdeen County (2009)
Gwen Ifill, The Breakthrough (2009)

American Foundation for the Blind (AFB)
Lucille Clifton, Good Woman (1987)
Rosa Guy, And I Heard a Bird Sing (1987)
Rosa Guy, The Disappearance (1987)
Rosa Guy, New Guys Around the Block (1987)
Jamaica Kincaid, A Small Place (1988)
Walter Dean Myers, Motown and Didi (1987)
Mildred D. Taylor, The Gold Cadillac (1987)

Other:
Volunteer Host, Listener Spotlight, GARRS 2011
Theatrical Outfit – Pre-show curtain speech, voicemail greetings (Phone hidden)
Live audio description for The Eyes of Me, The 2010 Atlanta Film Festival

Credentials

Education

Gravy for the Brain Membership, trainings in audio editing for Adobe Audition, voice-over technique and business/marketing - Current

Luke Truan, Audio Editing, 2012
Eileen Kimble, Audio Book Coaching, 2012
September Day Carter, Voice123 Workshop, 2012
Diane Cardeaux, Voice-Over Coaching, 2009/10

Paul Armbruster Voice-Over Seminar/Workshops 2007 and 2008
University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, Theatre Technology, M.F.A
New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, Acting Program, B.F.A.

Studio

  • Microphone

    Bluebird

  • Computer & Software

    Mac Book Pro, Adobe Audition, Audacity

  • Special Equipment

    Focusrite Scarlett 2i2

  • Delivery Methods

    Dropbox, Google Drive, direct Email

  • Turnaround Time

    Determined by Project

Service Description

Commerical voiceovers, specializing in narrative forms--industrials, elearning, audiobooks, explainers, podcasts.

Also provide audio editing and mastering for narrated projects.

Copy editing available for additional fee.

Testimonials

"I got it! It's perfect! Thank you so much!!!"

M.D. Cosson

"You definitely have the perfect voice for our film and I'm excited to work with you."

J.R. Hassen

“Great job! I really liked how you added different voices for the characters, esp the kids. Really enjoyable to listen to.”

Lavender Parker, Author of Flower in the Desert

“Thanks, Janina! I really enjoyed the way you brought Kendra and her crew to life!”

Angela Henry, Author of The Company You Keep

"The files are great! The recordings are great! Thank you for all your work, it has been a very rewarding experiencing working with you."

Matthew Rhule, Eppley Institute for Parks and Public Lands School of Public Health-Bloomington Indiana University

"I had the pleasure of working with Janina on several online training projects. I was impressed with her professionalism, attention to detail, timeliness and quality of work, and, more importantly, so were my clients.

With all of the options available when it comes to selecting a narrator for a project, I can honestly say that Janina will be the first one that I go to when I need that "go to" person."

Dwayne Haskell, Senior Project Manager, Kineo

""I got it! It's perfect! Thank you so much!!!""

Mariana Dominguez Cosson

Voice Over Clients

Audiobooks: Brilliance Audio, Listen Up Audiobooks, Simon & Schuster, American Foundation for the Blind, (Website hidden) (Website hidden)

Voiceover: Career Communications Group, Bloomquist Media, Citizens Property Insurance Corporation, Discover Link, Kineo, New Leaders, Synergy, Greenfield Belser and GK Visual LLC.

Payment Terms

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Next Steps

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Program Announcement 21

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Elearning Demo 69

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Non-fiction Literature 47

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Meditative/Spiritual 23

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Romantic 18

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