Rod Jacobsen

Ojai, California, US 6:24 PM (PST) Local Time

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Vocal Characteristics

Languages

English (North American), English (British), English

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Accents

British, East Africa, US General American (GenAm), US New England (Boston, Providence), US South (Deep South, Dixie, Delta), US Western

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Voice Ages

Middle Aged (35-54), Senior (55+)

Voice Over Skills

Audiobooks, Business, Documentaries, Educational, Internet Video, Movie Trailers, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Television, Voice Assistant

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Studio

Turnaround Time

8--24 hours.

Live Directed Sessions

Phone Call, Video Conferencing (Zoom, Skype)

Microphone

Rode NT-1

Computer & Software

MacBook Pro; Audacity

Skill Overview

Voice Over

Rod has written speeches and articles, edited a fiction manuscript, and even wrote some of his own lines for a small role in the Disney film Cheetah (1989). His many years as an English teacher have given him expertise in grammar, usage, and style: he has corrected thousands of essays, memoirs, and stories and coached scores of students in drama productions, oral presentations and formal speeches.

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Voice Over Experience

Teacher of English; Drama Director

Crystal Springs Uplands School • Permanent Full-time

Sep 1977 - Jun 1987

Taught Middle and High School English and directed plays and musicals; coached baseball and basketball.

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Teacher of English

The International School of Kenya • Permanent Full-time

Sep 1987 - May 1989

Taught English, including the International Baccalaureate, at this reputable international school in Nairobi, Kenya.

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Teacher of English and Drama; Director of the Drama Program; Dean

The Thacher School (Ojai, California) • Permanent Full-time

Sep 1989 - Jun 2020

Taught English (Grades 9, 10, 11, and 12); taught Introduction to the Arts: Drama (Grades 10--12); taught Advanced Acting (Grades 10--12); acted as English Department Chair and Dean of Faculty; directed plays and musicals; developed the E.E. Ford Fellows program; inaugural director of the Marvin Shagam Program for Ethics and Global Citizenship; led numerous study tours abroad; developed the Senior Exhibition program; taught Western Horsemanship and Work Horse Driving.

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Client List

Four Different Secondary Schools

Education

Trinity College (Connecticut)

Bachelor of Arts (BA) • English

Sep 1969 - Expected May 1973

Makerere University (Kampala, Uganda)

Certification • African Literature and History, African Culture (Junior Year Abroad)

Jul 1971 - Expected Apr 1972

Stanford University

Master of Arts (MA) • English Education

Jun 1975 - Expected May 1976

About Rod

Rod Jacobsen

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Overview

Rod is a former high school English teacher and theatre director who also has experience modeling, acting, singing, emcee-ing and speech-making. While fully aware of the challenges facing him, he enters this new world of voice acting with confidence in his range, depth, and trustworthiness.

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