President of JOHNNA GOTTLIEB CONSULTING, Gottlieb oversees a one-of-a-kind company in the voiceover industry. A savvy and skilled expert on how to make it in this ultra-competitive, lucrative and exciting field, she offers her client base unparalleled knowledge based on years of in-depth experience at top talent agencies. Gottlieb’s distinctive aptitude is two-fold: a talent manager's agility for creating an effective marketing plan and a mentor’s ability to instill clients with the knowledge needed to navigate the voiceover business.
Gottlieb spent over a decade in the New York offices of top talent agencies representing the best artists in the business as well as celebrity actors with voiceover careers – James Earl Jones, Jason Alexander, Stockard Channing, Philip Bosco, Edward Herrmann, Nathan Lane, John Goodman, Julianna Marguilies and Blythe Danner. She provided talent to top broadcasting companies including ABC, CBS, NBC, MTV, VH-1, The Discovery Channel, USA Network, TNT and Fox, among others.
During her years as an agent, Gottlieb supplied voiceover talent for such high profile TV programs as ABC-TV’s “Primetime” and “20/20,” the “MTV Video Music Awards,” series and specials on VH-1, HBO’s “Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel” and she represented the signature announcers for NBC-TV’s “Dateline,” “Good Morning America,” ABC-TV’s “World News Tonight ” “The Late Show with David Letterman” and “The Early Show” on CBS-TV. She supplied narrators for numerous documentaries on The Discovery Channel and National Geographic Channel and she worked extensively booking talent for commercials and audio books.
At prestigious Don Buchwald and Associates she was an agent in the commercial/voiceover department. She started and expanded the voice over division at HWA Talent Representatives. At TRH Talent Representatives she was head of the commercial department and she ran the promo department at SEM&M (Schiffman, Ekman, Morrison and Marx).
In 2008, she launched the management division of her company and her elite roster of VO talent can be heard on networks such as CBS, Lifetime, MTV, E!, ESPN, FOX and Nickelodeon. For the past 5 years she has been a judge for the Daytime Emmys for "Outstanding Performer in Animation" and "Lifestyle/Culinary Host" categories.