narrator & voice actor




a versatile voice

J hails from Southern California, which gifted him with a neutral American accent that is both warm and commanding, yet disarming. His vocal repertoire extends far beyond, encompassing a wide range of American dialects like General American, Southern, New York, and Midwestern. Furthermore, he possesses the ability to skillfully perform European accents including German, Russian, British (both Received Pronunciation and Cockney), Scottish, and Irish.His background is a tapestry woven from psychology, military service, and theatre. These experiences have significantly enriched his performances in audio dramas, character voices, and narrations. J brings depth, clear articulation, and authenticity to every project he touches.With his diverse vocal and accentual talents, J is perfectly suited for a multitude of genres, including science fiction, fantasy, horror, slice-of-life narratives, and more.

Working from his cozy home studio, he prioritizes flexibility, precision, and most importantly, client satisfaction. He is always ready to tailor projects to meet specific needs and deliver exceptional results.

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recently released work

"1st Rhode Island" as Nicholas Wilson

Chimera Films "Avengers" fan project as Capt Britain

"Rise of the First Sentinel" as Gatz


๐ŸŽ™๏ธ AT2020 (cardioid condenser)
๐ŸŽ›๏ธ Focusrite Scarlett Solo interface
๐ŸŽš๏ธ DAW: Reaper and/or Audacity
๐ŸŽง sound-dampened (acoustic foam) home studio booth
๐Ÿ”‰ noise floor -60dB
Directed Sessions: Skype, Zoom, Phone, MS Teams, Meet, Source Connect NowDelivered Formats: 44.1KHz, 48KHz, 96KHz, 24 bit, MP3, WAV, AIFFNatural Voice Pitch (average): 91HzFees (USD & flexible): 1ยข /word | $100pfh

hazen's story

J, a Californian transplant and disabled veteran, spent his early years in the high desert before growing up in Los Angeles. Now a proud Gen Xer enjoying the peace of the Ozarks, his life has been rich and varied.His path boasts 13 years of military service, including two tours, followed by over two decades in healthcare. J's also a cancer survivor, experiences that have deeply shaped his perspective and fueled his commitment to living life to the fullest.For the past 26 years, he has passionately pursued the performing arts, delving into stage acting and occasionally gracing the world of television and film. In 2021, he ventured into voice acting, starting with an audiobook project and progressing to voiceover work for films and audio dramas. J thrives on challenging roles that allow him to utilize accents gleaned from his travels and life experiences. His adaptable voice tackles a wide range of characters.Beyond acting, he writes and directs plays, creates audio dramas, and is currently crafting a novel. He draws inspiration from narrators like Scott Brick, George Guidall, David Pittu, and Ray Porter, striving to bring a similar authenticity to his work. Despite his pursuits, J's heart belongs to quiet moments at home with his family and pets in the Ozarks.

J. Hazen | 2024