David Barnes

mature, powerful, deep, authoritative, DJ, mellow

Voice Description

My voice is deep and has an authoritative quality. It also can be warm and inviting. My teaching background allows me to understand the techniques needed with instructional or 'how-to' audio. I am an avid reader and am able to narrate adult and children's literature.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Middle Age Male
• Senior 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
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

My Union Affiliations and Memberships


My Recording and Delivery Capabilities

• I will go to any designated studio in my area
• I have Phone Patch in my studio
• 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 can deliver edited and finished voice tracks
• I offer radio ad production services

My Home Base

, Iowa, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

I can do several different whistles and mouth sounds.

My Voice Experience

I attended Brown Institute in 1967 and worked in local radio for 8 years. Since then I have worked in television. My voice work has been with Qunicy Newspaper Inc. in a voice sharing arrangement with a 14 station network in the Mid-West. I also trained with Such-A- Voice in 2012. Bill Brooks was my coach.

Valuble skills include analysis of scripts and the ability to pace my voice to meet the time constraints of spots.

My Training

I am a graduate of the University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls,Iowa, with a degree in Education. My major is Speech Education with a minor in Journalism.

I am a graduate of Brown Institute of Electronics. This prepared me for radio with voice training and the proper license (FCC).

I have also had further training with Such-A-Voice.

My Studio Equipment

I have an HP Lap Top and an Audacity application with which I can record and edit. My mic is a Blue Yeti. The studio is a converted bedroom in which I have installed 3 inches of audio foam on 50% of the wall space. I have a fiber optic internet service from my provider, Cedar Falls Utilities. I have full and fast internet service which allows me to return finished projects quickly.

Additional Skills

I started my carrer as a radio dj.

I have 30 years experience as a teacher.

I spent 3 years preaching in a small church and have often filled pulpits.

I have been approved to do taped narration for the blind.

Payment Methods Accepted


Contact Information

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