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Jay Smack

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Richmond, Virginia, US 5:00 PM (AST) Local Time



Jay's voice is warm, inviting and authentic with range and depth and a bit of an edge. He cuts through without being obtrusive or over-the-top. Jay has a wide range of voices in his repertoire including movie-trailer deep-n-gritty to caring and friendly. He specializes in real guy, working class types and corporate narration. His character reads vibe smooth and deep like Sam Elliott or Morgan Freeman, in-your-face and confident like Denis Leary, and intense and dramatic like Bryan Cranston. He's perfect for your explainer videos, on-hold, voicemail, commercial, narration, cartoon, animation, imaging, character, audiobook, radio, tv, promo, retail, educational voiceover projects. His interps include caring, soft spoken, bold, gritty, gravelly, confident, non-announcer, announcer, middle age, senior, young adult, British, menacing, evil, inspirational, authoritative, intense, real person, deep, friendly, wry, dry, high-energy, stuffy, movie trailer, etc.

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Vocal Characteristics


English (North American), English

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Voice Ages

Young Adult (18-35), Middle Aged (35-54), Senior (55+)


British, North American, Russian, US Appalachia, US General American (GenAm), US Mid-Atlantic, US Midwest (Chicago, Great Lakes), US New England (Boston, Providence), US New York (New Jersey, Bronx, Brooklyn), US South (Deep South, Dixie, Delta), US South West (Texas), US Upper Midwest (Fargo, Minnesota), US West Coast (California, Portland), US Western

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Voice Over Skills

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

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Turnaround Time

24 - 48 hours depending on the project. Faster if urgent.

Live Directed Sessions

Phone Call, Phone Patch, Source-Connect, Video Conferencing (Zoom, Skype), ipDTL


Neumann TLM103, Sennheiser MKH416, Shure KSM32, Electro Voice RE20

Computer & Software

Mac Pro, Pro Tools 12

Special Equipment

Valley 401 Microphone Processor, Focusrite Preamp, Whisper Room Booth

Service Overview

Voice Over

Jay's long career includes time spent in all facets of the creative industry working in broadcasting, advertising and as an engineer/producer for a national production company working with high profile clients. He knows all too well about tight deadlines in a service-driven industry. His goal is to make your job easier. He always goes the extra mile and offers nothing but the highest quality voiceover and production. Deliver raw or edited tracks in any format. Mix with music and effects if needed. Fast turnaround.

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Voice Over Experience

Client List

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Voice Over Testimonials

I love working with Jay. He's a total pro and a really good guy. He's been on both sides of the mic, which gives him a unique set of skills that really comes in handy in a vo session. Jay has truly helped us bring some projects to life! -Brian Kluender, Producer/Engineer

BES Studios

Jay is a joy to work with. He has a spectacular voice, is very directable and is always positive. What a winning combination! -Marna Bales, Executive Producer

Red Amp Audio

Jay is a consummate professional VO talent. We're very happy and fortunate to have him on our roster and our end clients are always impressed with his work. -Derek Shetterly, President/Producer

Wooly Bugger Productions
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Avid Pro Tools, Source-Connect



Fast Turnaround Time

24 people said Jay provided files faster than they expected.

Very Professional

22 people said Jay was a professional from start to finish.

Excellent Quality

9 people said Jay’s final deliverable quality exceeded their expectations.

Great Communicator

5 people said Jay communicated clearly and quickly.

Takes Direction Very Well

5 people said Jay followed directions to deliver the project.

Adam Van Wagoner

Oct 7, 2021

Jay was great to work with. A true professional from start to finish.

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Innotech Windows + Doors

Oct 7, 2021

John Stephenson

Oct 6, 2021

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How do I work with Jay Smack?

You can start working with Jay Smack in three simple steps:

  1. Invite Jay to respond to your new or existing project.
  2. Review Jay's proposal, portfolio, and quote after they've replied to your invitation.
  3. Hire Jay Smack.

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How do I pay Jay Smack?

Payment to Jay Smack is managed through our SurePay™ payment protection service in a few simple steps:

  1. Pay securely by Visa, MasterCard, or PayPal directly through Voices.
  2. Voices holds your funds until you're satisfied with Jay's work.
  3. When the work is done, download your files.