Smooth, fluid, warm, professional, believable
• Jim Buchanan is registered with Voice123 since Jun 25, 2011.
• Jim Buchanan started his/her voice over career in 1980.
• Currently Jim Buchanan is a Premium subscriber.
• Auditions and proposals submitted through Voice123 during the past six months: 252
• Jim Buchanan was last active on Voice123 4 days ago
Commercials: Smooth - both upbeat and subdued.
Narrations: Distinct, warm, believable, professional.
Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform
• Middle Age Male
• Senior Male
Language(s) of Which I Am a Native Speaker:
• English - North American
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 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 voice direction services
My Home Base
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects
Pennsylvania Dutch, Brittish
My Voice Experience
*Voice over talent since 1980.
*VO talent for various projects (commercials and narrations) at NFL Films
and many top recording facilities in the greater Philadelphia, Baltimore and
National: Carpet One (mid 90s) Recorded in Philadelphia at Baker Sound and
American Diabetes Association PSA. (1998) Recorded in
Pennsylvania: PA Lottery Daily Number (mid 90s) Recorded in Philadelphia at
Center City Audio and Video
PECO Energy (mid 90s) Recorded at Shooters in Cherry Hill NJ
PA Lottery Drawing announcer 1986 - 1990
Voice of PCN (Pennsylvania Cable Network)
Fulltime broadcast meteorologist job has precluded me from doing extensive VO work in the past 12 years.
Audio services available from my home studio....Studio7
Certificate of Broadcast Meteorology: Mississippi State University
Associates Degree Journalism-Broadcasting: Penn College of Technology
Weather and Climate: Harrisburg Area Community College
Chief Meteorologist WPMT FOX43 Harrisburg Pa. 1995 to present
Chief Meteorologist WHP CBS21 Harrisburg Pa. 1983 - 1990
Weekend Weathercaster WHTM ABC27 Harrisburg Pa. 1981 - 1983
Fill in Weekend Meteorologist WTXF FOX29 Philadelphia Pa. 1997 -
NWA Seal holder since 1985 - AMS Member
PD and morning show co-host WROZ 101.3 Lancaster Pa. 1992-1995
Voice track personality Smooth Jazz WSJW 92.7 Harrisburg Pa. 2003 -
PM drive personality WUSL 99.9 Philadelphia Pa. 1980 - 1982
PD and mid-day personality WKBO 1230 Harrisburg Pa. 1975 - 1980
Overnight personality WGAR 1220 Cleveland Oh. 1973 - 1975
National, regional, local voice talent since 1980
Voice of PCN - Pennsylvania Cable Network since 2004
Voice of daily Pennsylvania Lottery drawings 1986 - 1990
On-camera industrial and government videos
Organization, company and product spokesperson
Blogs - Political and Lifestyle observations
My Studio Equipment
Mackie 14 channel board.
Logic Express and Audacity
Gentner phone patch
High Speed Internet for exporting to a studio or FTP site
Easily directable. Cooperative to client and agency needs.
"It's not WHAT you do, say or write that counts ~ rather it's HOW you do it, say it or write it that will make a difference...both positive or negative.
Payment Methods Accepted
• Personal checks, cashier's checks, or money orders in my local currency
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