Tim Bays

Believable, warm, natural, sincere storyteller

Voice Description

A warm, believable voice with Midwestern to Southern inflections. A gifted storyteller for documentaries who can also do convincing political or commercial product spots. Soft rather than hard sell.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• 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

• Commercials
• Promos
• Training, business presentations, sales, and web sites
• Documentaries
• Songs

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

• Jobs for SAG-AFTRA (US) signatories

My Union Affiliations and Memberships

None

My Recording and Delivery Capabilities

• I will go to any designated studio in my area
• I have ISDN in my studio
• 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

My Home Base

, Tennessee, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

I grew up in the Midwest but have lived in a number of Southern states since 1972 so I can dial in varying degrees of "southern" or "rural" as needed.

My Voice Experience

COMMERCIAL VOICEOVERS
A&P Foods
Alabama Line Location Center
Amsouth Bank
Arbys
Armed Forces Radio
Auburn University
Bama Brand Foods
Bank Of North Carolina
Baptist Hospital
Bi-Lo
Bluecross/Blueshield
Brown Forman Distillery
Bryan Meats
C&S Bank
Carillion Health
Champion AC Batteries
Chevrolet Trucks
Chick Fil-A
Citizens Bank
Commodore Bank
Community Tea
Cookeville General Hospital
Creomulsion
Crystalyx
Coca Cola
Delta Airlines
Dow Chemical
Ducks Unlimited
First Union Bank
Flav-o-Rich
Florida Natural Orange Juice
Florida Sun Pass
Furskins
GA Utilities Protection Center
Georgia Forestry Initiative
Golden Flake
Gold Kist
Goodyear Tire
Goodys Headache Powders
Guy’s Potato Chips
Hardees
Harris 3m Copiers
Hilton Hotels
Honda Generators
Jartran Trucks
Jerzee’s
Jim Dandy
Kroger
Labrot & Graham
Logan’s Roadhouse
Lovett’s Restaurant
Marten Transport
Martha White Flour
McDonalds
Mid Tennessee Sleep Center
Miller Beer
Miss Goldie Chicken
Monsanto
NTW Tires
Odom’s Tennessee Pride
Opryland
Parker Hose
Peachtree Doors
Pecos Films
People’s Bank
People’s Community Bank
Pepsi Cola
Piggly Wiggly
Pike Nurseries
Po Folks
Purity Dairy
Red Man Tobacco
Richs Department Stores
Rykrisp Squares
Silverton/Durango Railroad
Sterrett Diamond
Tennessee Valley Authority
Texas State History Museum
Ryder Tuck
Six Flags
Southern Bell
Southland Log Homes
Stihl
Tennessee Tourism
Union Carbide
U.S. Forest Service
Valvoline
Waffle House
Wildfire Charcoal

POLITICAL SPOTS
Bill Frist, U.S. Senate, TN
Committee for Arkansas’s Future
Danny Waynick, for Representative, TN
Don Siegelman For AL Governor
Erskine Bowles, NC Senator
Guy Millner For US Senate
Greg Varner for State Senate, NC
Harold Ford for Senate, TN
Jerry Fielding for State Senate, AL
Jim Marshall for GA Congress
John Spratt for Congress, SC
Kenneth Ingram, Supreme Court
Massey For Governor, GA
Mike Easley, NC Governor
Paul Coverdale for U.S. Senate, GA
Rene Kemp, GA Legislature
Richard Ieyoub For US Senate
Richard Fulton, Mayor
Rick Boucher for VA Congress
Robin Hayes For Governor, NC
Robert Frist for US Senate
Robin Hayes for Governor, NC
Rod Hasler, IN Senate
Roy Herron for Congress, TN
Saxby Chambliss For Legislature, TN
Tommy Bragg, Mayor, TN

OFF-CAMERA NARRATION/ACTING
“American Mosaic,” ACTS
“Imagination” NPR radio drama
“Old Drye Frye,” PBS
“Uncertain Harvest,” BTN/ACTS
Alabama Lottery
Bayer Corporation
Carillion Health
Columbia HCA
Coca Cola
Dura Builders
Florida Citrus Growers
GA Dept. Of Natural Resources
Gaylord Entertainment
Georgia Power
Lockheed Martin
Lucky Starr Cruises
Marquesa Lana Carpets
Milliken Carpets
Mercury Records
Moviebelia
Reilly Foods
Reloc Wiring
Saturn
Stockdale’s
Story Time Station
TV 36 Atlanta
Waffle House
Wal-Mart

ON CAMERA ACTING
Six Pack, feature film, Hippie #2
Here’s The Beef, Hardee’s TV Commercial
Production Number, AT&T Industrial
A Wisdom Christmas – The Gift Of Song, Principal
Mad Mountain Mime Troupe

My Training

-BA in English/Speech, University of Michigan
-SAG and AFTRA member since 1978
-Professional singer/guitarist/entertainer since 1972
-Professional Speaker since 1998

My Studio Equipment

-Dedicated custom cumputer with Windows XP
-Protools & Soundforge software
-M-Audio interface
-AKG 414 microphones

Additional Skills

I am both flexible and dependable, always delivering the highest quality product I can in a timely fashion.

Payment Methods Accepted

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