John's natural voice is a warm mid-range tenor which affords him the ability move it up a bit to play youthful energetic roles or pitch down a few octaves to go a bit deeper for that trustworthy guy next door sound.
Specializing in believable voices spanning from Youthful, Conversational, Friendly, Natural, Sincere, Upbeat, Confident, Believable, Guy-Next-Door, Inspirational, Motivational, Serious, Smooth or Articulate.
Need a character voice for a cartoon, an app or video game, John has a voice for that too.
John resides in New York City and has studied voice acting at the famed _New York School of Visual Arts_ and under the private tutelage of veteran voice coach _Steve Harris of The Art of Voice New York_.
_- Watch videos of some of my actual VO commercials on my website. *(Website hidden)*_
English (North American), English (British), English
Australian, British, England - London (Cockney, Estuary, East End), French, German, Italian, North American, US New York (New Jersey, Bronx, Brooklyn)
Middle Aged, Teen, Young Adult
Audiobooks, Business, Cartoons, Educational, Internet, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Videogames
John has been working with his voice since 1996, starting as the voice for a major New York "movie and theater" phone listings service. With thousands of individual show blurb recordings under his belt his voice has been heard thousands of times.
A YouTube personality in the retro gaming community with over over 7,400 active subscribers who tune in. Search for MAMECADE on YouTube.
As well as being the co-hosting of the popular retro gaming podcast "Hit Reset Radio".
Over 15 years experience as a theatrical production blurb and promo announcer.
Commercial Voice Over workshops at the School of Visual Arts. - New York
2 Years of private voice training under veteran VO coach Steve Harris of The Art of Voice. - New York
RØDE NT1000 Large-diaphragm Condenser Microphone
Computer & Software
Intel Core i7 Extreme 975 @ 3.33GHz with 24.0GB Triple-Channel DDR3 @ 668MHz. Adobe Audition CS6, Studio One Artists DAW, Cakewalk Sonar
PreSonus AudioBox 22VSL pre amp
Via e-mail, FTP, Drop Box, or Google Drive.
Immediate within 12 hours.
I can deliver a clean quality recording in various formats along with mixed ambient sounds and music if called for.
Price quotes include client requested revisions.
Audio can be synced to a video you may have.
All my voice over work is produced in my professional studio which allows me a fast turn around to to my clients.
I am happy to make myself available for phone and Skype conference calls to make sure your direction is followed and your satisfied with my voice over performance.
-Please feel free to watch videos of some of my actual VO commercials on my website. (Website hidden)
Thank you for your creativity. Just downloaded and listened to the file. Great job! Just what I needed.Jitterbug Media
Thank you for your prompt service and work.
Thanks for working with us on our internet ad. It's was spot on perfect.CastingAdvisor.com
Your voice worked perfect! Thanks for the delivery.Nanopixel 3D
Will send you the animation when it's ready.
Thank you very much John! You nailed it!Locomotif
The audiobook is in progress! John Pio's work is fantastic...Kevin Tumlinson Author of Citadel: First Colony
Voice Over Clients
Neocore Games - Van Helsing II Video game
Locomotif for the Florida Dept of Transportation
Fullbridge Internship Edge
Al Agua Media
(Website hidden) Event communication
(Website hidden) Chicago
Hire John 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.
To contact John Pio about your project, request a quote today. We'll walk you through the process step-by-step. It's fast and easy.
John Pio - Business Commercial Demo 176 Listens
Van Helsing Video Game Demo 84 Listens
An Excerpt from the Crime Novel The Alienist 87 Listens
John Pio - Cartoon Character Voices Demo 106 Listens
Green Thumb Lawn Care Commercial 52 Listens
Poland Springs Commercial 16 Listens
Ashleigh Kirby for Job #102586 Voices- Male Voice needed for Intermission Annoucements Amazing work, John!!Apr 24, 2014
Teddy Hoffman for Job #102368 Real Estate Listing John was very easy to work with, and did a great job. I would recommend John.
ChicagoMar 31, 2014
nelson thomas for Job #98502 aynor history did a great jobMar 25, 2014
Peter Szegedi for Job #99483 Van Helsing 2 - Captain Volovich and Engineer DrakovMar 2, 2014
Victor Vickman for Job #98319 Qnekt - An event app- Animation Thank you so much John!
Very professional, awesome recording for a reasonable price!
We are very happy with the result!
Feb 24, 2014
Ashleigh Kirby for Job #97663 **RUSh** Voices- Fullbridge Internship Video 5+ stars! Terrific!Feb 18, 2014
Gianfranco Nicolaci for Job #96239 Training Video John did a great job with the training video, and we are very happy with the end product. He nailed the tone we were looking for, he was quick, responsive and only needed to do a minor revision. We will definitely keep him in mind for future projects.Feb 5, 2014
Dietrich De Blander for Job #95982 Nanopixel animation John is a real pro. Delivered perfect on time and great voice.
Thanks!Jan 30, 2014
Jitterbug Media for Job #95975 CHAPs - Children's script spoof of CHiPs for Southern Baptist Missions Agency Five star service from John Pio!!!! Great read, great sound quality, and he took direction well. He made my character voice come to life. This all happened in less than 24 hours. Great talent!Jan 25, 2014