British, sincere, warm, clear, classy, engaging
For documentary narration or e-learning: clear diction, articulate and authoritative, BBC professional, smooth, classy, approachable, warm, deep, convincing.
For voice-mail systems and audio tours: engaging, warm and soothing, clear, reassuring and sincere.
For commercials: caring, friendly, classy, smooth. Upbeat and playful – or sexy, strong, emotional, sophisticated, confident, heartfelt, conversational...depending on script.
For video games/TV/movie trailer voice-overs: As character requires, from UK posh to cockney British, or smooth and classy, educated, or light and friendly/humorous voices... my favorites being the British granny... imperious Queens...and villains of any age!
Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform
• Middle Age Female
• Senior Female
Language(s) of Which I Am a Native Speaker:
• English - British
• English - Other
I Offer my Services for these Recording Purposes
• IVR, voicemail, phone systems, and on-hold messages
• Training, business presentations, sales, and web sites
• 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 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 have a music library and can add music to any project
• I can add special effects to any project
My Home Base
, California, United States
Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects
Native Brit, with "mid Atlantic" US English overtones which appeal to global audiences. I am flexible, and have a broad ability to perform different characters, and accents (Australian, Welsh, Irish, South African, Scottish, regional English dialects, classy, regal and posh...or cockney.
Also enjoy producing strong, dynamic, commanding, authoritative characters, or upbeat, fun, playful, humorous styles, as well as sultry, sexy or soothing.
My Voice Experience
Voice-over experience in corporate videos, high-technology narratives, business promos and presentations, sales training, instructional how-tos, videogame characters, documentary narratives.
Performed live in museum exhibits, moderated corporate events (round-tables, high tech discussions, speaking panels).
Voiced commercials for business-to-business (B2) personal-use products as well as car/auto related industry and more.
I often voice commercials and videos for healthcare industry/pharmaceutical companies where an authoritative, mature voice is required,
Studied voice-over from variety of voice-over teachers, workshops and during modeling training.
Additional on the job experience gained during my careers in Public Relations and the diplomatic field: in media workshops and corporate training, technology conference moderation, event planning, public speaking and PR/press events.
My Studio Equipment
Home audio studio, and access to local recording studio with following equipment:
Pro Tools 8/Mac Pro recording equipment
Remote recording capability via a high quality internet audio connection.
Shure, AKG, CAD mics
UA 6176, UA LA-2A, DBX 166, Behringer Pro 8 digital Mic Pre's
CD and DVD burner
High speed cable Internet
I really enjoy what I'm doing for a living! You'll find I'm very easy to work with, flexible, fun and always professional. Having worked for years with global corporate Fortune 500 clients, I understand the business goals, use initiative, take direction well, and am a team-player. I appreciate the client’s perspective and RoI, and if required, will happily edit scripts, and write copy. Clients say I help deliver a professional, classy image.
From my career in the diplomatic service managing VIP events (including HRH Prince & Princess of Wales) to experience in high tech, oil and gas, and healthcare industries, I have a strong knowledge and fluency of industry terminologies, which is an asset in voice over.
With a home studio as well as access to a professional local recording studio I can provide prompt turnaround. Using high speed Internet I email MP3 and AIFF files directly to my client, and FTP .wav files. Having owned and run several businesses, I appreciate the dynamics of good business, professionalism and clear 2-way communication -- with speedy turnarounds to ensure clients are given best possible results.
Am well-traveled with broad life experiences, having lived in Europe and the middle east, as well as Texas, Vermont, Hawaii and California.
Payment Methods Accepted
• Credit cards
• Personal checks, cashier's checks, or money orders in my local currency
Online Payments Via PayPal
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