Warm, classy, professional, inviting, versatile
"The Voice that Turns Heads..." Karen DeBoer's versatile and inviting voice turns heads with her warm, rich, sincere, genuine and engaging delivery. Her conversational voice has been described as sophisticated, mainstream, ageless, classy, professional, believable and natural.
Karen’s styles include everything from approachable mom, devoted friend, soothing caretaker, high-energy salesperson, sultry siren, and fun-loving girl-next-door, to straightforward executive, authoritative professional, communicative teacher, trustworthy spokesperson, refined leader, informative narrator, and much more.
Karen is known for her ability to produce consistent reads with attention to continuity.
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 - USA and Canada
• English - Other
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 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
Omaha, Kansas City, Des Moines, Nebraska, United States
Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects
Real, conversational, neutral, ageless, mainstream, sophisticated, classy, professional, believable, engaging, warm, inviting.
My Voice Experience
With two decades as a professional voiceover talent serving clients around the globe, Karen DeBoer does it your way. She delivers what the client wants quickly and professionally. Karen is friendly and easy to work with.
Specialties include TV and radio commercials, narration, phone/IVR/voice prompts, documentaries, movie trailers, business, e-learning, podcasting, education, imaging, technical, medical and training, live event announcer and spokesperson.
A few clients include Nintendo, Olymmpus, Maytag, Mutual of Omaha, Blockbuster Video, Better Homes & Gardens, Hallmark, IMAX, Von Maur, Union Pacific, Nickelodeon, Fuji Film, Mercedes Benz, Pella Windows, Healthy Choice Foods, Morgan Stanley, Mobil Oil, Coleman, Conagra Foods, Pontiac, Volvo, Napa Auto, Blue Cross Blue Shield.
On-the-job experience has been my greatest teacher. As a vocal music major and musical performer, I have learned to be cool and confident under pressure, which has served me well in the talent industry. I have created a consulting business to assist others in obtaining the tools necessary for a successful career as voice and on-camera talent. I have attended many seminars and workshops to hone my skills and stay at the leading edge of industry standards.
My Studio Equipment
State of the art in-home studio with excellent soundproofing and very low floor noise.
Microphone: Audio Technica AT2020
Avantone Pro-shield metal pop-screen
Editing: Windows Compatible, Soundforge editing software
Audio Interface: Edirol USB Audio Capture UA-25EX
Proficient on ear prompter, professional vocalist (alto--variety of vocal styles), scriptwriting and editing, "grammar geek", well-connected to wide range of resources within the industry, extensive on-camera experience, wide variety of miscellaneous skills.
Payment Methods Accepted
• Personal checks, cashier's checks, or money orders in my local currency
• Wire transfers
Online Payments Via PayPal
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