Jay Smack has been doing voiceovers professionally for over 20 years. A background in nearly all facets of the industry, from broadcasting, to recording, mixing, engineering, post-production, copywriting, advertising, even custom music composition, provides a unique perspective from both sides of the desk. Jay has a wide range of voices in his repertoire: movie-trailer deep-n-gritty to caring and friendly to character reads with vibes like Sam Elliott or Morgan Freeman to dry industrial to upbeat retail.
Some of Jay’s voiceover credits include IBM, Microsoft, Sears, Ford Motors, Virginia Tech University, Villanova University, the Oakland Raiders, the Houston Rockets, Keller Williams Realty, T-Fal Cookware, Hamilton Beach, CrossKeys Vineyards, Guardian Security, DirecTV, Lawn Doctor and Stihl tools as well as many broadcast, non-broadcast, pitch presentations, explainers, technical and narration projects. Some of his producer credits include projects for The Washington Post, McDonald’s, Audi and Pizza Hut.
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
For 20 years, Jay Smack has been a voice talent I can rely on. In addition to his ability to provide a variety of deliveries…from calm and compassionate to decisive and authoritative, we know we can count on Jay for excellent turnaround times and accurate reads not just the first time, but every time! It’s no wonder so many of our clients choose Jay Smack when determining who is going to be the voice of their business. -Brian Illes VP/Operations On Hold Marketing
Jay’s voice is a powerful tool in communicating brand messaging. His background in audio engineering allows him to fully grasp any project, not only to understand his role in delivering a perfect read, but to enhance it with his vast experience in the business. -Dee Briggs Production Director/Partner StoryWerks
Jay is a good man with a great voice and serious skills as a sound engineer. We have worked with Jay for many years. Professional, experienced and creative on every job we’ve done with him, Jay knows sound, whether he’s behind the board or the microphone. Terry Taylor Creative Director/Partner StoryWerks
Jay Smack at SmackSound is one of my go to audio production resources. The more I work with Jay I’ve discovered he is a creative talent with a passion for producing projects from writing to sound design that cut through the clutter on the airwaves. Jay is a true partner in the creative collaboration and I’ve always valued his input into every project. As a musician, Jay brings the added talent to create custom tracks that make projects memorable in the marketplace. -Stan Sweeney President/Creative Director Sweeney Creative
Jay is the consummate professional and is a true joy to work with – not only is he able to deliver on time and on budget, but he intuitively understands what the marketer is trying to achieve and brings his own experience and insight to help the final product be that much more effective. -Buck Robinson Rainmaker Marketing Advisors
Jay is a total pro and always willing to go the extra mile. He’s a pleasure to work with and I highly recommend him. -Trent Toner Co-Owner Senior Producer/Sound Designer Rian/Hunter Production
ay was incredibly accommodating, fast, professional and nailed what we were looking for. We had to come back to him for a couple of tweaks on timing to match our animation, and he happily turned the changes right around. Both the process and the final product were absolutely flawless. -Tom Edwards Freelance Video Producer
Well, what can I say? Jay is is an absolute genius. I listened to more than 70 voices and I enjoyed many but I thought that Jay’s was special and I chose it. He was very quick to respond and to send me the work. And when I listened the final result I was really happy: it was even better than I expected! I am really satisfied with this experience and I absolutely recommend Jay Smack. -Cristiano Saturno Independent Filmmaker
Absolute pro. Not only does Jay Smack have an incredible voice, he’s an incredible pro. Strongly recommended. -Jordan Daniel Chesney Dauntless
Jay did a perfect job, excellent and fast communication too – thanks for the great work! -Paul Zimmer Zimmer Audio Production
Awesome work! Very organized and super fast delivery. Big thanks Jay for making this easy!!! -Nick Bauman Future Video Media
Jay, the video is a hit with our client. Your VO is amazing–as always. Thank you.
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What is Jay up to?
SmackSound – voice talent audio production services
SmackSound Podcast Production – produce your own podcast
StudioB RVA – local and regional music podcast
Good Eye Podcast – wellness, mindfulness, nonprofits, inspiring stories
Red Amp Audio – audio post-production, recording and custom music
Jay is an experienced producer and post-production mixer and can handle all facets of your project. He works closely with Red Amp Audio (www.redampaudio.com) and is available to host you and your team there. Just call or email for a tour or estimate.