I have a deep distinctive sound that captures the listener's ear. Professionally recording for over 30 years, I have developed a wide variety of vocal characters from the working mom to the demanding boss, from the every-woman "real" person to the broad cartoon characters. Because I have a deep, husky voice, the "sexy" sound is natural but with the right interpretation my voice can become a nagging housewife or an old lady. I'm an actress with loads of credits... give a listen to see if I might be right for your next project.
Words that describe my abilities include
•Down to earth
•Girl Next Door
•Not Over the Top
•Over the Top
English, English (North American), English (British), English (Australian), English (New Zealand)
Australian, British, England - London (Cockney, Estuary, East End), French, Jewish, New Zealand, North American, Scottish (Standard Scottish English), Spanish, US Midwest (Chicago, Great Lakes), US New York (New Jersey, Bronx, Brooklyn), US South (Deep South, Dixie, Delta), US South West (Texas)
Child, Middle Aged, Senior, Teen, Young Adult
Audiobooks, Business, Cartoons, Documentaries, Educational, Internet, Podcasting, Radio, Television, Videogames
30+ years professional voice artist, on-camera actress, character model and special event entertainer.
AWARD WINNER: AMERICAN ENTERTAINMENT MAGAZINE BEST FEMALE PERFORMER
Advertising Clients include: Bozell Worldwide; DDB Chicago; Ogilvy & Mather; Leo Burnett; Foote, Cone & Belding; Jack Morton Productions; Nightingale-Conant; Harley Davidson; McDonalds Productions; Rynne Marketing Group. Others upon request.
I have voiced nearly every possible "type" of voice-over out there from commercials and industrials to database voice systems, computer and video games, live announcer, pod casting and audio books. Cartoons and characters are my favorite. Straight commercial reads, testimonials and industrials seem to bring in the majority of my work but I think that's because it has the largest market demand. Timing and pace are natural for me and I can take a lot of copy, squeeze it into the mandated time frame and still make it sound natural.
With my own state of the art digital sound studio, I can create your project with the professional quality you desire. My turn around time is quick, usually same day or overnight.
Second City Intensive with Rachael Mason and Jay Steigman - Second City, Chicago
Master Acting Workshop with Uta Hagen-The Actors Studio, NY
Private Monologue Coaching Kurt Naebig, Chicago
Private Singing Coach Pat Rusk - Chicago
Auditioning for Small Roles in Film & Television with Adria Dawn-Actors Studio, Chicago
Advanced Ear Prompter with Cheryl Armstrong-Act One Studio, Chicago
Monologues with Ruth Landis-Victory Gardens, Chicago
Audition Workshop with Doug Finlayson-Actors Center, Chicago
On Camera with Rachel Patterson-Actors Studio, Chicago
On-Camera with Richard Brander- Los Angeles
Shakespeare Workshop with James O’Reilly-Victory Gardens, Chicago
Improv Comedy with Larry Anderson – Los Angeles
Private Coaching with Victor D’Altorio - Chicago
Cleveland Playhouse - Chautauqua Institution, New York
I use an ElectroVoice RE20 microphone.
Computer & Software
PC Adobe Audition or Audacity
I utilize a XENYX 1202 FX mixer. I have a Whisper Room sound Booth.
email any format requested
immediate (varies on schedule so most requests can be honored)
I can record Mp3 and other formats. My skills for adding sound, etc. are weak at best (just basics) but I have many engineer friends who can do whatever you need to have done and they're really good and affordable.
"Jamie is a real pro. She adds just the right amount of warmth, if you want warmth. The perfect shot of funny, if you want funny. Or, just enough wry, if you want wry. Ask her for all three at once and your head will explode. You'll know you picked the right talent."-David Lewis, David Lewis Creative Radio & VOX:Chicago Voice Casting
"Professional, reliable and hilarious. Just thinking about her makes me giggle."~Douglas Love, Freelance Creator and Producer of live entertainment and Television Disney, HBO, Walden Media
"You honor me."-Jeffrey Scott, Motion Picture & Television Writing and Producing
"Your voice, your interpretation is immaculate. My imagination is often un-chartable terrain but in this reading you have done what few ever could; you made an external product match my mental blueprint in exacting detail. I am thoroughly impressed."~ Stephen Barone, Darque Studios
“You were great. You worked with a very difficult piece of ADR, with no time to prepare, and still did a hell of a job.”~ Michael Burgner, Writer, Producer
"It's always nice to have voice talent that consistently puts together quality work."~ Jeff Atherholt Production Director, WRBS AM/FM
Voice Over Clients
Advertising Clients include: Bozell Worldwide, DDB Chicago, Rhea & Kaiser Advertising, Razorfish, Media Moire, Kindle Communications, Ogilvy & Mather, Leo Burnett, John Nohe and Associates, Jack Smith Creative, Jack Morton Productions, Nightingale-Conant, Harley Davidson, McDonald's Productions, Rynne Marketing Group. Others upon request. Product conflict honored.
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