Jared O’Connell


jared oconnellJared is a two time Grammy Award-winning audio engineer and serves as Beatstreet’s in-house voice director. He joined the Beatstreet staff in 2008 while attending NYU’s Music Technology undergraduate program. Besides winning Grammy awards for Best Children’s Album and Best Spoken Word Album, Jared has engineered or directed hundreds of audiobooks including several which won Audie and Earphones awards. In addition, Jared is an accomplished sound designer and mix engineer with credits in film, television and other media. Jared stands out at Beatstreet as the only engineer that’s a non-drummer; he plays piano and bass.


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