Genevieve Hannon has been "The Voice" of 1000+ television and radio commercials for Fortune 500 companies including Exxon Mobil, Verizon Wireless, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., Johnson & Johnson, MetLife, The Coco-Cola Company, Morgan Stanley, Proctor & Gamble, and Visa Inc., as well as for Fortune Most Admired companies including Volkswagen and L'Oréal, and also for Gillette Venus, Anbesol, Canon, Tylenol PM and Ethan Allen, Tommy Hilfiger, Seagram’s, WebCT, The NY Times, Parade of Shoes, Massachusetts Health, Project Liberty, White Castle, Provident Bank & Foxwoods Casino.
She has voiced 1000+ promos for award-winning television networks including Lifetime and MTV.
Genevieve's voice is described as professional, smooth, dramatic, articulate, inspiring, warm, genuine and welcoming for Narrations, Presentations and Industrials, as can be heard narrating the annual "This Is Best Friends" documentary videos for the nation's largest domestic animal rescue and welfare organization, Best Friends Animal Society, and on site at the sanctuary's Welcome Center. She has voiced narrations for Try Cinema, a social growth platform for the film industry, Govinda's, the leading vegetarian Indian restaurant in Dubai, Halfen-Moment Group, an Irish-based Fortune 500 company and a industry leader in construction accessories supply worldwide, and Filippo Berio Olive Oil.
With a strong command of medical terminology, she has narrated medical industrial presentations for companies like Ethicon, a Johnson and Johnson company and leader in advanced surgical care. She has narrated the leading radiation oncology guide available on Audible, Confessions of a Radiation Oncologist by Dr. Bobby Koneru. She is also the voice of miniPCR, a leading DNA technology company founded by a geneticist trained at MIT and Stanford who has conducted biomedical research alongside two Nobel laureates, is an inventor of gene detection technologies, and whose work has been cited thousands of times and profiled in The New York Times, National Public Radio and the BBC, and a molecular neurobiologist trained at Harvard.
WELCOME CENTER & TOUR VIDEOS
Genevieve's voice is described as professional, inspiring, warm, genuine and welcoming for Welcome Centers, including Welcome Videos, Volunteer Orientation Videos and Tour Videos at the Welcome Center at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, the largest domestic animal sanctuary in the United States and at the Best Friends Animal Society Town Center in Kanab, Utah.
WHITEBOARD ANIMATIONS & EXPLAINER VIDEOS
With a voice that is professional, articulate, conversational and genuine, and with a great sense of inflection and phrasing, Genevieve has voiced dozens of whiteboard animations and explainer videos for a variety of companies, including CRM Tutor, IFOX Creations Bluetooth Earphones, Family Law Revolution, Girl Bosses, Interactive Online, Izy Track Software, Jropp Career Finder, Jumlad Properties London, Knock Help Live Chat, Lunch B Photo Log, MeetMeUz Dating Service Uzbekistan, Near Biz Service Professionals Search, One Life Vest Anti-Aging Formula, Outdoor Services Online and Priorin Hair Growth Formula.
TELEPHONY, IVR & ON HOLD MESSAGING
Genevieve's voice has been described as friendly, genuine and welcoming as heard in hundreds of telephony, interactive voice response (IVR), and on hold messaging for companies including America's Party Company, the largest party supplier in the United States; miniPCR, a leading DNA technology company; Knoebel's Amusement Park & Resort, the largest in the country; and countless others.
RADIO STATION IMAGING
With a voice that can be energetic, edgy, sassy, sarcastic, bold, genuine and soothing, Genevieve has voiced imaging promos for a dozen radio stations, including American Roots Radio, RNCN Radio Texas, Almighty Radio India, Annapolis Now Radio, 105.7 The Beat Vermont.
Genevieve has voiced live broadcasts for Earth Day Texas on RNCN's radio shows The Jeff Crilley Show and Carpool Talk Show. She has also been the finalist announcer at the Zion 100 Mile Marathon.
With a voice that is dramatic, emotional, genuine and inspiring, Genevieve has voiced the book trailer for Nobel Prizing Winning author Anna Quindlen's newest novel, "Miller's Valley", airing on PBS, YouTube and Hulu.
With a strong background in improvisation, she was a principal voiceover artist at SpeakEasy ADR, a NYC-based loop group, on the film Music and Lyrics (with Hugh Grant & Drew Barrymore).
As an actor, Genevieve was the principal on-camera actor in 35 national television commercials in a span of 13 years, including Wendy’s, Wellbutrin XL, Morgan Stanley, Burger King, Leap Frog, Olive Garden, Advil, Master Card, Volkswagen, Pizza Hut, Dawn Liquid Detergent, 24 Hour Fitness & Zyrtec. She has worked with Academy Award, Cio Award, Golden Lion Award winning directors including Janusz Kaminski, Bob Giraldi, James Gartner and Stan Schofield. She was a proud member of unions SAG and AFTRA and a client at leading talent agency Cunningham, Escott, Slevin and Dougherty for 13 years.
As a professional singer, Genevieve has a wide range, from soprano to mezzo to alto, and sings styles from folk to rock to classic rock to western cowboy to pop. She is the daughter of a Juilliard-trained opera singer and Broadway singer/actress. Genevieve performed in jazz ensembles, a cappella groups, musicals, plays and in several bands in New York City for 20 years before moving out to southern Utah. Currently singing, playing guitar and percussion in the popular band Ron and Genevieve, she performs weekly for thousands of international tourists at the Canyon Collections of hotels in southern Utah, as well as at annual events and festivals, including Western Legends Round-Up and the Grand-2-Grand Ultra Footrace. As a musical and creative person, her ear is exceptional and, therefore, she hears subtle differences in her reads, can give a wide variety of reads, understands timing intuitively and can work with music well.
Represented for 13 years by leading talent agency Cunningham, Escott, Slevin and Dougherty in New York City, Genevieve was a full-time working voice actor and on-camera actor, and, for those 13 years, a proud member of unions SAG and AFTRA, before moving to the southwest where she has been a working, freelance, non-union voice actor from her home studio in beautiful southern Utah.
Medical Narration Training, Julie Williams, Voiceover Insider, 2016
Sound Check! Audio Analysis, George Whittam, Los Angeles, 2016
Vocal Booth Tune Up, Dan Friedman, Edge Studio, New York City, 2015
Vocal Warm Up and Breathing Techniques, Nazia Chaudhry, Edge Studio, New York City, 2015
2nd Bachelor of Science in Biology, Chemistry, Animal Science and Math, Pre-Veterinary Medicine concentration, Rutgers University, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, and New Jersey City University, 2007-2012
ADR Loop Group Training: Group Walla, Voice Specifics and Voice Matching, Director and Founder Sondra James, SpeakEasy ADR, New York City, 2006
Improvisation Course, Master Coach and Founder Holly Mandel (Groundlings, L.A.), Improvolution!, New York City, 2002
Professional Voice Over Acting Course, School for Film and Television, 3 of Us Studios, New York City, 1998
Professional Commercial Acting Course, School for Film and Television, 3 of Us Studios, New York City, 1994
Bachelor of Science in Acting, Musical Theater concentration, Syracuse University, College of Visual and Performing Arts, Drama Department, 1989-1993
Classical Singing, Raymond MacDermott, New York City, 1987-1989
Jazz Singing & Improvisation, New York Vocal Jazz Ensemble, Dennis Thurmond, The Collegiate School (later Head of Piano Pedagogy, Berklee College of Music and USC's Thornton School of Music), New York City, 1984-1987
Genevieve's voice has been described as warm, textured, sincere, believable, trustworthy, authoritative, fun, funny, wry, edgy and sexy.
Genevieve is customer-service oriented and will not rest until her clients are absolutely thrilled with what they have. She has honed her craft of voice work for almost 2 decades and can understand what each client is asking for and provide it. As a musical and creative person, her ear is exceptional and, therefore, she hears subtle differences in her reads, can give a wide variety of reads, understands timing intuitively and can work with music well. She works diligently to give her clients a fast turn around. Genevieve takes direction very well and is a kind, warm, easy-to-work-with, professional and fun person! See all the wonderful testimonials from voiceover professionals!