Doug Turkel

Real, conversational voiceovers. Not an announcer.

Voice Description

Real person, friendly conversational voice overs. The kind of voice that sounds like someone you know, and someone you trust. The guy to call if your script calls for someone who's "Not an announcer." The guy next door. I'm often called to narrate corporate tutorial or educational videos when they want it to sound friendly and relatable, but still professional.

You know how every time you show up at a cocktail party, there's always that one beefy guy with the "Monster Truck" voice who hears what you do and explains how everyone tells him he should do voiceovers?

I'm not that guy.

I'm the guy people go to when they specifically don't want that guy. I'm like your brother-in-law (the one you like),
only with a Pro Tools based, ISDN-connected studio and some sweet Neumann and Sennheiser microphones.

Over the years, I've quietly become the voice behind more than 10,000 spots (really!) and a couple of TV networks.
And I've trained with some of the best: Orkin, Tobias, Wolfson, Fraley.

I've developed a strong roster of regular clients like MasterCard, NBC/Telemundo and McDonald's, and I've done it
all from my home base in Miami.

Please visit my UNnouncer to hear more work and see video samples. Thanks!

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
• Audiobooks
• Videogames
• Documentaries
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers
• Podcasts
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)

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
• 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

Miami, Fort Lauderdale, South Florida, Florida, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

My natural speaking voice is genuine, authentic American, with no regional accent...completely neutral.

I can also pronounce Spanish words with a neutral Spanish accent.

Also, English with a very convincing Jamaican accent.

Wide range of characters for animation.

My Voice Experience

Over 10,000 commercials can't be wrong. Doug has extensive experience voicing radio and television commercials, Network Promos, long-form narration and video games. Having done voiceovers for a wide range of clients, Doug and his Addy-Award winning voice are trusted by clients such as:

CNN

AT&T

Dish Network

Colgate-Palmolive

Discovery Kids

MasterCard

The Travel Channel &

PaxTV.

My Training

Dick Orkin (Voice Overs) - Los Angeles

Marice Tobias - (Voice Over) Los Angeles

Nancy Wolfson - (Voiceover Performance) Los Angeles

David Alden (Network Television Promos) Los Angeles

Pat Fraley - (Voiceovers, Animation, Cartoon & Character Voices) Los Angeles

Stewart Solomon - (Acting/On Camera) Miami

My Studio Equipment

Pro Tools
Apple iMac computers
WhisperRoom Recording Enclosure
Sennheiser MKH-416 and Neumann TLM-103 Microphones
Telos Zephyr ISDN
Aphex 230 Master Voice Channel Tube Pre Amp

Additional Skills

Excellent for commercials, promos, imaging and narration. Particularly comfortable with technical and/or medical terminology and narration. Wide range of characters for animation. Fabulous juggler.

Payment Methods Accepted

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

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Contact Information

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