J Critt, an Audie Nominee and one of AudioFile Magazine’s, Best Voices of 2008, is known to many audio book fans, as the Voice of America’s favorite bounty hunter, Stephanie Plum, and has brought to life the work of Anne Tyler, Larry McMurtry, Patricia Cornwell, Margaret Maron, Haven Kimmel, Joan Hess, and Barbara Kingsolver, among many others.
Once a “Ring-Around-the-Collar Mom,” doing scores of network television commercials, in New York City, CJ is a veteran of Broadway, Off Broadway, Stand-up and the spoken word gauntlet – known as the Poetry Slam. Critt won a Cable Ace Award for writing, producing and hosting the TV pilot, Words Aloud!
A former staff writer at Radio Disney, she created hundreds of commercial scripts and the on-air features: We The Peeps! (Election language demystified for kids) House Of Friends (Good manners for toddler set) & Theater of the B-Zarre.