John Howes

English 'accepted', friendly, clear, humorous

Voice Description

I have a firm and reassuring Southern English voice, of even timbre and soft rather than harsh, powerful if necessary, with good capacity to speak from the written word plus ability to adapt tone and volume as necessary, and to be wry/humorous. I am late 60's, with reasonably youthful voice-tone. A lawyer by training, I have spoken frequently as advocate in court. I also have acting and substantial podcasting experience.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Middle Age Male
• Senior Male

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

• English - British

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

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 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

, United Kingdom

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Southern English, 'middle' or 'upper' class, academic style if required, also characterful narrative style suited to audiobook work, and warm / friendly / wry / witty / enthusiastic style for commercial material.

My Voice Experience

Recent voice-over work has included a 12-month series of podcasts as Voice of Nature for the international science journal 'Nature', also satirical podcasting, film narration, and educational material for theology students,and narrative for legal training course.

My Training

Public school, acting training at the de Leon school, qualified lawyer (representation and advocacy in court), non-professional theatre.

My Studio Equipment

Rode NT1-A mic plus X2u & Sennheiser headphones (connection to MacBook Air), vocal booth and pop filter.

Additional Skills

My theatrical experience, also advocacy in court as a qualified lawyer, have been and are relevant and helpful to voice-over work; plus recent voice-overs and podcasting. I am also PC proficient.

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Contact Information

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Nature com Podcasts

Megamix Commercials

Megamix Narrative Web Training

The Muswell Hill Murders