Jay Johnson

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Charleston, South Carolina

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About Me

Jay Johnson is a Chicago-trained voice talent and actor now residing in Charleston, SC. He retired from the U.S. Army as a master sergeant in October 2007 with 21 years of distinguished service culminating with the award of the Legion of Merit for his service as a public affairs specialist and broadcast journalist. As a Soldier, he has received numerous awards for broadcast excellence including the Defense Department's Military Photographer of the Year for Motion Media. And in 2010, he co-hosted and co-produced an Emmy Award winning TV program for the Congressional Medal of Honor Society Annual Convention. As an actor, he has been seen in small roles in TV and film: Lifetime's Army Wives, Animal Planet's Animal Witness, History Channel's Gangland, Investigation Discovery Channel's Undercover, and a supporting role in the independent film The Last Soul on a Summer Night which has won acclaim at film festivals internationally and was named to Roger Eberts 10 best Art films of 2010. Jay is an experienced voice talent with an extensive list of clients in the commercial and nonprofit industries.

I have been in the industry since 1990.

Awards

Emmy - 2010 Military Photographer of the Year for Motion Media - 1999