Douglas Ekman

Authoritative, but friendly voice that stands out.

Voice Description


It's a authoritative, but friendly voice with a very wide range from announcer deep to conversational. Ideal for testimonial interviews, whether you need the interviewer or the customer. It's a sincere, believable voice, that people will listen to, but make no mistake, this is a voice that can sell and stand apart from the crowd.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• 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
• Documentaries
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers
• Podcasts

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Jobs for SAG-AFTRA (US) signatories

My Union Affiliations and Memberships

• SAG-AFTRA (US)

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 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

, Illinois, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

British, French, Swedish, East Indian, Southern American, New England, Canadian, Italian, Chicago and Fargo.

My Voice Experience

Former announcer, producer, talk show host, teacher, comedian and contributing writer for Saturday Night Live, Classical Music Show host, Ad Agency Creative Director and voice talent for hundreds of commercials for most of the automobile companies, The American Library Association, National Education Association, numerous state education associations, Seeing Eye Dogs, and several political commercials. Currently the voice of " The Nutty News Network" and narrator for "The People Who Live In the Cass Corridor.

My Training


Undergraduate degree in Speech and American History. Graduate work in Speech and Educational Broadcasting. Numerous Advertising Age and Radio Advertising Creative Workshops.

My Studio Equipment

Protools, HD Editing System, Neumann U89 microphones. DDA DRM12 Mixing Console and Tannoy Studio Monitors.

Additional Skills



Being a former Advertising Agency owner, creative director, writer/ producer and voice talent, I have done it all. I have spent last three decades on both sides of the camera and microphone. Making words come alive and becoming a part of the fabric of people's lives has been and continues to be pure joy.





Payment Methods Accepted

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

Contact Information

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