Bob Sheppard

Conversational & authoritative voice pro in studio

Voice Description

A deep warm natural bass voice free of any strong regional inflection honed through a decade in broadcast journalism and in delivering a quality product to commercial and corporate clients. My voice is generally the first thing that people notice, and they often remember my work on radio when we meet years later. Quick read ready to deliver on your training videos, broadcast spots, voicemail messaging, and business presentations!

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

• 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
• Adult content

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

My Union Affiliations and Memberships

None

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

, Maine, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Unknown - Click here to ask Bob Sheppard

My Voice Experience

Once while assigned to cover the grand opening of a planetarium I had the chance to meet James Earl Jones. The actor lent his voice to the narration of the facility dedicated to Christa McAuliffe the teacher who dies on the Challenger explosion. During the press conference I asked about his body of work from the Great White Hope to Mustafa in Lion King and their impact on viewer. Turning towards me, and squinting he paused for what seemed to be lifetime before responding. Later during a tour of the building he paused to thank me for the question and commented that initially he thought that I was trying to immitate his basso profundo. After a brief conversation he told me to forget radio news and persue voiceover work, laughing merrily at my offer to replace him when he retired as the voice of CNN.

My broadcast career included work in commercial production and copywriting, in studio recording, on air work as a DJ, News Anchor and in sports. After leaving the business I have worked with a number of small studios and video production companies narrating demos, corporate projects, demos for television shows in addition to dozens of commercials.

My Training

BS in Business Administration
University of Southern maine, 1980

Several voice over classes 1990-2007

15 years of singing Baritone & Bass parts for a 75-voice mens' choir and 24-member church choir.

My Studio Equipment

Pro Tools, Audacity and Twisted Wave on Windows 8 and ipad, Se2200aII Shur PG88, sound proof booth. Also have access to several broadcast quality recording studios within 10 minutes of my home.

Additional Skills

Unknown - Click here to ask Bob Sheppard

Payment Methods Accepted

PayPal
• Personal checks, cashier's checks, or money orders in my local currency

Contact Information

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