announcer, easy going, hard sell, story telling,
Warm and deep for narrations, very up and fun for certain commercials, informative and smooth for presentations, high energy for hard sell. Work includes Disney Channel, HBO,Movie Trailers, etc.
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
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
Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)
• Non-Union Jobs
• Jobs for SAG-AFTRA (US) signatories
My Union Affiliations and Memberships
My Recording and Delivery Capabilities
• I can record and then deliver the audio files via Email
• I can record and then upload the audio files via FTP
Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer
• I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks
My Home Base
, Texas, United States
Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects
Love to do western characters like Gabby Hayes, Walter Brennan, old prospector, pompous British types, cartoon villans, etc.
My Voice Experience
In my 25 plus years doing voice work, I have worked for most of the major ad agency's across the country, won two Clio's and now, with the contact's available on the Internet, continue to add to my client base. My voice has been heard on the Disney Channel, HBO, Travel Channel, PBS, Commercials for Hyundai, Exxon, Continental Airlines, World Energy Forum, Wal Mart, Cellular One, Basset Furniture, Texas Tourism, Vegas Tourism, Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino as well as corporate narrations for Nabors Drilling, Hallibuton, Microsoft, Reliant Energy, Blockbuster Drivers Ed Course, AARP Driving Course, Waste Management, Shell. Locally, I estimate I've voiced over 2,500 radio and tv commercials for a myriad of clients from hard sell to laid back guy next door types.
I graduated from high school and completed two years of college. My early years were spent in broadcasting as a top rated air personality with KNUZ,KILT, KIKK, KENR, KRBE, KFMK & KLDE. I was inducted into the Texas Radio Hall of Fame in 2003. My voice over career began when I was a sales rep for top rated KILT in Houston. While I waited to see media directors at the various agency's, I would hang out with the creative types. This gave me insight into what commercials they were developing and I would volunteer to do their spec spots. Normally, they were so happy with the demo's I did, they retained me as the voice talent for the finished product.
My Studio Equipment
Studio features Mac Pro w Pro Tools 003 Factory. Genelec 8050 APM Moniors, Avalon VT-737SP PreAmp/Compressor, Aphex 230. Microphones include Rode NT2000 and Rode NTK, Neumann TLM49 & Neumann BCM104, Blue Baby Bottle along with several Audio Technica and Sennheiser brands.
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