Craig Nelson

Announcer, Narrator, Regular Guy, Big Characters

Voice Description

Warm, moderately deep and sincere for commercial, narration or corporate and tutorial. Friendly, regular guy next door for commercial, industrial, tutorial. Voice Actor: I have acting experience as well and can provide character voices as directed from serious to over-the-top whacky, as per my demo.

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
• 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
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)

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 SAG-AFTRA (US) signatories

My Union Affiliations and Memberships

• SAG-AFTRA (US)

My Recording and Delivery Capabilities

• I will go to any designated studio in my area

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

My Home Base

, Washington, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Friendly regular guy next door or Smooth Warm and Sincere, British (goofy or serious), Australian (over-the-top only), German English (goofy or serious), Russian English (goofy or serious), Cajun (goofy only), Variety of Characters as per direction: I'm versatile.

My Voice Experience

Announcer & Voice Actor

Representative Examples Include:

Discovery Channel Animal Planet "Zoologist" described dozens of exotic animals on Animal Planet CD (1995).

Microsoft Tradeshow Voice Overs -- over the years I've done voice work for several tradeshow productions.

REAL Player Games: I provided whacky character voices for REAL Player Game descriptions. I wrote some of the spots, too.

Seattle International Film Festival -- I provided the VO work for the 1994 SIFF promos for radio and film. I was directed to do total deadpan/monotone read. It was a creative concept piece.

More than 60,000 (sixty thousand) 30-second sponsored public service messages since 1989 for United Broadcasting at Studio 5 Recording in Bellevue, Washington.


My Training

I've studied acting at the University of Washington at an elective level and have taken acting classes and voice over classes since then. I have done some professional acting work but decided to direct my focus toward voice work.

I have a BA in Communications (specializing in advertising) from the University of Washington. I've worked 15 years as an advertising/marketing copywriter.

My Studio Equipment

I am not a sound engineer, but I do regular voice work at Studio 5 in Bellevue, Washington and can use their engineer and state-of-the art voice facility.

Additional Skills

I write advertising copy and have produced radio spots for clients. I was a Senior Copywriter with J. Walter Thompson in the 90s.

Payment Methods Accepted

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

Contact Information

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