Doug Zanger

easygoing, indie, alternative, tech, natural, accessible

Voice Description

My natural delivery style lends itself to work that is unique and versatile. I tend to excel in indie, softer-sell or storytelling, humor being where I am most naturally comfortable with wide-ranging emotion being in close proximity.

In commercials, I can give a wide range of delivery and expression.

For narration, I am conscious of getting an emotional delivery, appropriate for the material.

For presentations/on-hold, I can give a sound, professional, yet younger delivery.

Recently, I have been doing much more work in the tech/digital category as it seems to fit the "engineer" mold.

My voice has been called, "Prominent, yet not intimidating. Unique, but very accessible."

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
• Documentaries
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers
• Podcasts
• Songs
• 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

• SAG-AFTRA (US)

My Recording and Delivery Capabilities

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

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

Portland, Oregon, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

French (Canadian), English (London), Scottish, Irish, Canadian, German, New Zealand, Russian, Central Europe, New York, Philadelphia, New England (Maine), New England (Boston), Southern US (Virginia/North Carolina), Southern US (Louisiana/Texas) Sean Connery, Jerry Seinfeld

My Voice Experience

Nike: Nike Running – national radio, Nike Air Primo Boot Launch – national radio, Nike Golf – internal video, Nike SKU – retail training website, Michael Jordan Display – Niketown NYC, Jordan Brand – Presentation video

Intel: Training video narration

Cisco: Training video narration

Spotify: Seamless.com, Boom Urchin

Starwood Hotels: Starwood Pro – narration

Jiffy Lube: Training Modules – narration

Tiger Balm: Retail Campaign – national radio, 2008 Olympics Retail Campaign – national radio, 2010 New Product Launch – national radio

Jim Beam/StrawberryFrog: Jim Beam Recap – narration

CompanionLink Software: Online Video – narration

TBS: Department Of Humor Analysis – website

Radio Heard Here: National New Artists Campaign – radio, National Radio Heard Here Campaign – radio

University of Texas: Water Safety Training – narration

Mapquest: City Travel Guide Narration – web

Fred Meyer (Kroger): Retail – radio

Oregon Lottery: Retail – radio

“Patrick Henry: Quest For Freedom” Educational DVD: Patrick Henry – film

Subaru: Dealer Group Promo – TV and radio

Mercedes-Benz: Dealer Group Campaign – radio

Toyota: Dealer Group Service Campaign – radio

LPGA: Safeway Classic – TV and radio, Safeway International – TV and radio

KPDX-TV: Promo

KWBP-TV: Promo

Olympia Federal Credit Union: Retail Campaign – TV

My Training

I actually kind of got into this by accident. I have a degree in International Studies and ended up getting hired as a weekend overnight DJ. Many years later, here we are.

I continue to work on technique with my peers in Portland and with Tom Chantler, a voice pro from San Francisco.

My Studio Equipment

100% Mac (2 x 2.66 GHz Dual-Core Intel i7/16 GB 1600 MHz DDR3)

Adobe Audition

Rode NT2 mic

Additional Skills

I am a creative/advertising consultant with over 19 years of experience in the advertising industry.

Payment Methods Accepted

PayPal
• Credit cards
• Wire transfers

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