Brian Atkinson

Versatile, announcer, character, clear, bold

Voice Description

Versatile, accessible, alert, amiable, announcer, appealing, baritone, bass/baritone, bold, clear, comedy, commanding, confident, deep, delightful, easy, easy on the ears, exciting, exuberant, friendly, fun, funny, honest, impacting, movie phone, movie trailer, multi-dimension, multifaceted, newsy, personable, professional, punchy, robust, sexy, smooth, solid, strong, trustworthy, warm, welcoming

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Young Adult Male
• Middle Age Male

Language(s) of Which I Am a Native Speaker:

• English - USA and Canada

I Offer my Services for these Recording Purposes

• Commercials
• Promos
• IVR, voicemail, phone systems, and on-hold messages
• Training, business presentations, sales, and web sites
• Audiobooks
• Videogames
• Documentaries
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers
• Podcasts
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

Jobs for ACTRA (Canada) signatories Jobs for ACTRA (Canada) signatories

Jobs for British Equity signatories Jobs for British Equity signatories

• Jobs for SAG-AFTRA (US) signatories

My Union Affiliations and Memberships


My Recording and Delivery Capabilities

• I will go to any designated studio in my area
• I can record and then deliver the audio files via Email
• I can record and then upload the audio files via FTP
• I can record and then deliver the files by regular mail

Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer

• I offer copywriting services
• I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks
• I offer radio ad production services
• I have a music library and can add music to any project
• I can add special effects to any project

My Home Base

Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

english, british, cockney, australian, european, french, russian, german, New England, New York, Brooklyn, Boston, Maine, southern, deep south, carolina, savannah, mississippi, michigan, wisconsin, chicago, california, texas, mid-south, tennessee, kentucky, mid-west, no accent, broadcast, country, rock, stoner, cop, nerd, geek, muppets, Kermit, kermit the frog, Fozzie, fozzie bear, Rolf, rolf the dog, animal, villain, evil, bass, basso-profundo, basso profundo, happy, cheery, smokey, smoky, gravel, gravely, Hank Hill, James Mason, Yul Brenner, Gilbert Gotfried, Jimmy Stewart, Stewie, Peter Griffin, Homer Simpson, Professor, Jerry Lewis, professor frink, moe, news, news-caster, newscaster, atmosphere, sports, weather, emergency, urgent, calm, soothing, sexy, southern drawl

My Voice Experience

I use the word "Versatile" because because along with a variety of announcer sounds, I can produce characters and impressions with or without effects.

Clients and Experience
PBS Kids: Sprout Network - Announcer
Sprout Network: Host Hunt Universal CityWalk Event - Announcer
Sprout Network: Host Hunt - Announcer
Sprout Network: The Costume Coop - Announcer
North Ottawa Community Health System: Fundraiser - Announcer
WRRP Radio Play: 14 Call-in voices
It’s A Wonderful Life: Live Radio Play - Announcer, 13 other voices
Bryant Behler-Young 2012 National Conference - Announcer
Good Friday: Passion of the Christ - Jesus
Taig Family Chiropractic - Announcer
North Ottawa Community Health System: New Scanner - Announcer
Pet Supplies+: Wilbur Campaign - Wilbur (Boston Terrier)
Bryant Behler-Young 2011 National Conference - Announcer
TMI Broadcasting - Announcer
Mexican Fiesta: Juan and Jose Campaign - Juan and Jose (Cheech and Chong parody)
Mel's Auto Clinics - Announcer and Mel

Broadcasting Experience
WCAL (1995-2000) - On Air Personality/Staff Advisor - Grand Rapids, MI
WQQB/WZNF (1993) - On Air Personality/Promotions - Champaign/Urbana, IL
WTWR (1992-1993) - Evenings and Sports Director - Monroe, MI - Toledo, OH
WSDS (1990-1993) - Morning Drive/Afternoon Drive - Ann Arbor, MI
WAAM (1989-1990) - News Anchor - Ann Arbor, MI
WDGC (1982-1983) - Mid-Day Host - Downers Grove, IL

Conferences, Conventions, Sporting Events & Meetings
Pres. of Wyoming - Educational Seminar (2013)
UBS Technology Conferences (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012)
Chicago Cubs - Career Builder Voice of Wrigley Field (2010)
GCI Internet Conference (2004, 2005, 2006, 2007)
Toledo Mud Hens (1992-1993)

My Training

Calvin College - Radio Advisor - Grand Rapids, MI
Specs Howard School of Broadcast Arts - Radio/TV/Teleprompter - Detroit, MI
University of Illinois - Theater/Music - Champaign/Urbana, IL
Yale - Theater - New Haven, CT

My Studio Equipment

Mackie ProFX8 Professional 8-Channel Compact Mixer with Onboard FX
RØDE NT1-A Cardioid Studio Condenser Microphone
Blue - Snowball

Additional Skills

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Payment Methods Accepted

• Personal checks, cashier's checks, or money orders in my local currency
• Wire transfers

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Brian Atkinson - Versatile

The Nice Guy

Easy going friendly

Impressions - Comedy

Coffee Comedy Spot

News Comedy

Wilburs Halloween Promo

Business Presentation

Business Training

PSA Recycle with Randy Travis

Movie Trailer - thriller

Phone menu

Sports Announcer

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