F. William Baldwin

Smooth, Smart, warm,convincing guy, trustworthy

Voice Description

Warm friendly convincing voice, A guy's guy, 1st and 2nd Baritone resonating voice for TV ads, movie intros, radio spots, documentaries and public service announcements.

My voice can be used to sound menacing or scary if you like, for horror or sci-fi characters; also sounds wise, mature (every)man who speaks with sincerity and or authority.

Clear, smooth, sexy and professional for training and or presentations of your business to new customers.

Well spoken African American for narrations, audiobooks, commercials or Sci-Fi animated movie characters.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Young Adult Male
• Middle Age Male
• Senior Male

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

• English - USA and Canada
• Spanish - Castilian (from Spain)

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

My Union Affiliations and Memberships

None

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

My Home Base

, Ohio, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Can impersonate African (I am of Equatorial Guinea Bubi/Adijas ancestry), African American, Urban, Midwest Ohio/Chicago, Southeastern US accent, Lite Latin American (lived in Spain for several years) accent.

My voice is similar to the Black science/technical officers as seen in Star Trek, I can sound commanding and or menacing like the voices in Transformers, I also can sound like the guy next door, your buddy at work, or a professor giving a lecture on a technical topic. I have also played with English, Irish and Scottish accents from time to time for fun.

My Voice Experience

I have used my voice initially for radio spots and talks shows at a local radio station during my first radio internship in Ohio. Served in the US Navy as a technician where I studied Russian, back when reel to reels were the rage. Learned Andalucian/Castillian Spanish while stationed overseas. Later after my service ended I often used Spanish while working as a Tri-lingual 411 operator.

I am an ancient and military history buff like my ex-military father. As a child I was exposed to algebra, science, history and lots of Sci-Fi via television. My parents also bought books for me and often would have me read them aloud to them. A lot of my early reads were from books by Paul Anderson, Frederik Pohl, Isaac Asimov, Philip K. Dick and many other sci-fi authors, with some James Baldwin thrown in.

My Training

I worked for my high school newspaper as a reporter, graduated high school and did a year internship at a local radio station here in Ohio. I then served in the US Navy as a Russian/Spanish linguist stationed in a Mediterranean country.

At one point I studied Business Admin, but later switched to Mass Communications and specifically TV and Radio production; I found both interesting and fun.

I have and still do study the Voice Over industry online under Susan Berkley (one of my mentors), Bill Rapp and Lonnie Hogan of Suchavoice and I also have studied and use available materials from Edge Studios.

My Studio Equipment

In my home studio I have built and use multiple Ubuntu Linux as well as Windows computers which I use to record and edit. I do my own editing, and I prefer GoldWave audio editing software primarily but also use Audacity.

I prefer Blue microphones, and I most often use the Blue Yeti Pro and or the Blue Snowball.

Additional Skills

I repair and build computers as a hobby and sideline and I am familiar with common technical, scientific, radio, TV and sci-fi jargon. I have always loved sounds, and from an early age played with editing sounds for use on friends computers.

Payment Methods Accepted

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

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