Foster Braun

Documentary, News, Instructional Spanish/English

Voice Description

Warm and deep for narrations, authoritative, booth/news announcer, hard sell, over-the-top. Extensive web-based training work in English and Spanish with clear instructional delivery of highly technical content.

Spanish Second language but bilingual. Accent is a generic Latin American. Major corporations such as General Motors, Marathon, Disney, Chrysler, KMart use my Spanish VO work.

30 years professional broadcaster in Detroit Market (news and talk).

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
• Spanish - Latin American Neutral

I Offer my Services for these Recording Purposes

• Commercials
• Promos
• IVR, voicemail, phone systems, and on-hold messages
• Audiobooks
• Documentaries
• Podcasts
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

• 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 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 offer translation services
• I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks

My Home Base

Detroit, Michigan, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Spanish, French, Italian

My Voice Experience

Commercial Radio Voice Overs:
National: Quizno's, Comerica Bank (Spanish); A&W Root Beer, Coca Cola, PPG Automotive Paint, Gerber foods, Chicago Transit Authority, Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep (Spanish), Akzo Nobel.

Regional: Univision, Meier’s, Citizens Bank, Domino Pizza, Delphi Automotive (Spanish), Tubby’s, Jiffy Lube, Walsh College, Kmart, Lear, Food Basics,

Industrial: Voice Over (English)
MetLife, General Motors, DaimlerChrysler, Ford, Cadillac, Guardian Industries, GM Truck Division, Kmart, Deloitte-Touche, Arvin Meritor, National Kidney Foundation, Guardian Industries, Soc. Of Manufacturing Engineers, Lowes

Industrial: Voice Over (Spanish)
Marathon Oil, Disney, General Motors, DaimlerChrysler, Ford, Visteon, Lear, Domino Pizza, Johnson Controls, Kmart, Goodyear, Rexair Inc., Arvin Meritor, Dura Automotive, Marathon Petroleum, Guardian Industries

Industrial: On-Camera (English)
DaimlerChrysler Fleet, Dura Automotive, Ford, Michigan Sec. Of State, Michigan Municipal League, Kmart, TRW

Industrial: On-Camera (Spanish)
DCTV, Spanish News 1999 to 2003, Visteon, Kmart, TRW, Universal Forest Products, RGIS, Marathon Oil

Broadcast Television:
“Great Lakes Ports ‘O Call”, Program Host, PBS 1998-2003

Broadcast Radio:
WJR-AM (ABC), Detroit, MI Talk Show Host 1996-present
WWCM, Ypsilanti, MI Talk Show Host 1986-1996
WLQV, Oak Park, MI Talk Show Host 1982-1984
WCAR, Garden City, MI Program Director 1975-1980

My Training

Specs Howard School of Broadcasting 1974
Seminario Interdiocesano de Caracas, MA degree 1972
Instituto de Idiomas, Cochabama, Bolivia 1970

My Studio Equipment

MBox2 Mini with Pro Tools LE,
MacBook Pro
Shure SM57 Mike

Additional Skills

Host: The Internet Advisor 1998-Present, WJR-AM, Detroit (ABC/Citadel)
Computer Software/hardware
Cross cultural trainer
Video Production
Translation English-Spanish
Project Management
Copy Writing
Audio Editor
On Hold Messages

Payment Methods Accepted

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

Contact Information

To contact Foster Braun by email or phone, please click here.

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• Foster Braun was last active on Voice123 66 days ago

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Demos
Foster Braun English/Spanish D

Spanish Variety Demo 5-15-07

Instructional Demo English

Instructional Demo Spanish