Chris Ratliff

Conversational, Powerful, next door, Bold, Real

Voice Description

Young, bold, powerful, fun, soft and friendly, smooth and professional, sophisticated, warm. Real, quirky, cartoons, character, Southern, conversational, accents, political, natural, upbeat, exciting, believable, soft sell, hard sell, authoritative, commercial, announcer.
Young, conversational, retail, quality, experienced, national, quirky, adult, friendly, authoritative, upbeat, natural, exciting, commercial, sincere, believable, soft sell, hard sell, bold, powerful, fun, soft and friendly, smooth and professional, sophisticated, warm. Real, quirky, cartoons, character, Southern,accents, authoritative, commercial, announcer race wow awesome

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Young Adult Male
• Middle Age 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
• Videogames
• Documentaries
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers
• Podcasts
• Adult content
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)
• Cartoon/Animation

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

Jobs for ACTRA (Canada) signatories Jobs for ACTRA (Canada) signatories

Jobs for British Equity signatories Jobs for British Equity signatories

Jobs for Union des Artistes (Canada) signatories Jobs for Union des Artistes (Canada) signatories

• Jobs for SAG-AFTRA (US) signatories

My Union Affiliations and Memberships

None

My Recording and Delivery Capabilities

• I have ISDN in my studio
• I have Phone Patch in my studio
• I have Source Connect 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
• I have ipDTL in my studio

Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer

• I offer copywriting services
• I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks
• I offer radio ad production services
• I have a music library and can add music to any project
• I can add special effects to any project

My Home Base

, South Carolina, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Australian, British, German, Cartoon, wacky, crazy, straight, Brooklyn, Southern, Game Show Announcer.

My Voice Experience

Duck Dynasty
Hewlett Packard
Sonic
Dr. Pepper
Disney/Pixar's World of Cars
Mattel Hot Wheels Custom Motors Game
Bloomberg Sports
MLB website
NHL Mobile & Verizon
Carolina Outdoors TV show
Marty Stouffer's Wild America
Alpine Archery
Healthy 4 Life
St. Joseph Health Systems
Martinsville Speedway
EFC Fights
and many more.

I've been doing voiceovers and working in the broadcast industry for over 20 years. My experiences are vast. From radio and television commercials and imaging, to on hold services and corporate narrations.

My Training

School of Hard Knocks (still attending)
Winthrop University Rock Hill, SC Mass Communications
Carolina School of Broadcasting Charlotte, NC

My Studio Equipment

Sennheiser MKH-416 Microphone
Electro-Voice RE27 N/D Microphone
Symetrix 528E Microphone Processor
Adobe Audition
Focusrite Saffire Interface
Yamaha SPX 1000 FX unit
Marantz CD Players
Teac Tape Deck (Rarely Used!)
Mackie 1402 VLZ Mixer
Dynamax 12 Channel Control Board
Sound Ideas Music and SFX Libraries
AKG Headphones
Gentner SPH-3A Phone Hybrid

Additional Skills

Production Manager for various radio stations and companies over the last 20 years.

3 time Star Award Winner for production excellence (presented by the S.C. Broadcaster's Association).

2 time President's Award recipient for outstanding production (presented by Cumulus Media Inc.).

Payment Methods Accepted

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

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Chris Ratliff - Commercial Demo 1

Chris Ratliff - Commercial Demo 2

Chris Ratliff Narration Demo

Chris Ratliff E Learning Demo

Chris Ratliff - Political Demo

Chris Ratliff Car Dealer Demo

Chris Ratliff - Hard Sell Demo

Chris Ratliff On Hold Demo

Chris Ratliff Character Demo