Julie Donaldson

Friendly, bright, British, playful and precise.

Voice Description

A friendly, bright, British voice. Playful and precise with a hint of North East England, although can remove any regional accent when required.

I'm a former BBC Radio presenter with over 20 years of broadcasting and voiceover experience.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Young Adult Female
• Middle Age Female
• Senior Female

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
• 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 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

Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer

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

My Home Base

, United Kingdom

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Sunderland (Native)
Newcastle/Geordie
Scottish
Yorkshire
Southern English (RP)
Cockney (London)
Liverpool
Young Female
Middle-aged Female
Senior Female

I have lots of wild and wacky, silly and sultry character voices, so why not get in touch and let me know what you're looking for - I bet I can help.

My Voice Experience

If you don't hear what you're looking for amongst my demos, why not get in touch and I'll see how I can help with something more bespoke.

Contact me more directly via julie@outspokennortheast.com

I've worked as a radio presenter for over 20 years where I've hosted breakfast shows, drive time shows, specialist music shows and news driven shows. In fact I can turn my hand - or should that be voice - to any format that comes my way.

Working alongside my role as a presenter, I've also been an in-house voiceover artist at the various different radio stations.

As a voiceover I've really been able to demonstrate my vocal versatility; straight, sultry, serious and silly to comedic, dramatic, excitable and friendly. Whatever voice you're looking for, I'm sure I can help you find it...even if you need more than one!

This is what a recent client had to say about the FOUR different characters I voiced for them...

"Julie did a great job with our latest project – a series of animations for a large corporate client in the technology sector. These formed the basis of a series of on-line manager training modules produced by our client’s HR department. The brief was to get the messages across succinctly and through humour, and Julie certainly helped us to achieve that, with her soft northern tones and sense of humour that came across clearly in her voice. It was a tall order – Julie took the roles of narrator, female lead, and several minor characters – which she achieved splendidly. Jennifer, the kindly and slightly matronly manager, was an instant hit."

Hazel Knighton
cotoco ltd"


Most recent clients:

BBC

Cisco

CotoCo Ltd

Big Paw Animations

Elephant Games

To Train Training

Winneroo

Ashley Madison.com

Prospects Plus UK

My Training

Radio presenter for over 20 years - including several years as a BBC Radio broadcaster.

In-house voiceover artist for BBC national and BBC local radio trails and for various community radio stations in the UK.

Gary Terzza's VO Masterclass.

1st Class Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Media Production (TV & Radio).

Master of Arts - Radio Production & Management.

A'Level Theatre Studies.

O'Level Drama

Sunderland Young People's Theatre.

My Studio Equipment

Home studio - although I don't have ISDN, you can listen to the session and direct down the line while I record in high quality at my end.
Microphone: AT4033a
Centrance Mic Port Pro
Adobe Audition
Samsung Computer

Additional Skills

As well as working as a voiceover artist, I also record the voices of others to capture precious family memories.

My bespoke audio memories service is about working with families to record, edit and beautiful package the voices of their children as they begin to find and develop their voice. It's also about capturing the family memories of the older generation, as a memento of the special people in our lives.

I also work with charities and organisations to record, edit and produce soundslides for marketing purposes.

Payment Methods Accepted

PayPal

Contact Information

To contact Julie Donaldson by email or phone, please click here.

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• Julie Donaldson was last active on Voice123 6 days ago

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Demos
British Voice - Commercial

British IVR DEMO

British Voice - Corporate

Percy - Audiobook

British Female eLearning

British Voice - Narration

Senior lady from Yorkshire