Barrie Buckner

Young, African American male, urban, suburban...

Voice Description

If your looking for a young, fresh, hip voice for the African American youth as well as an energetic mainstream announcer read or If you need a smooth, more mature African American voice you've come to the right place.

An inviting, fun, bright and exciting, clear voice. Ranging in work from industrial/professional v.o. work for State Credit Union to high energy commercail announcer work for Kellog's Eggo's. If you need a rough, edgy, urban voice Barrie can do that as well. Along with some characters to pull from when needed.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Teenage Boy
• Young Adult Male

Language(s) of Which I Am a Native Speaker:

• English - USA and Canada

I Offer my Services for these Recording Purposes

• Commercials
• Promos
• 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


My Recording and Delivery Capabilities

• 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


My Home Base

, Chicago, California, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Russian, Indian, Street edgy urban

My Voice Experience

Barrie began booking voice over work in 1999 starting with consistant demo radio commercials for Coca-Cola and Mc'Donalds. In 2003 Barrie became a national voice over announcer for Kellog's Eggo's on screne commercials and in 2005 he began a national campaign with Popyes Chicken. Between these landmark jobs Barrie was singing on jingles for McDonalds, Radio Tropolis, Daminican University, and others along with voice over work for films and televison shows he was featured on. Such shows as Kidz Time TV's Kidz Time Newz Houndz and WTTWs' THC "Doin' It Right".


National Television Campaign- Kellogg’s Eggo’s- Announcer
National Television Campaign- Kellogg’s French Toaster Sticks- Announcer
National Television Campaign- Kellogg’s Eggo’s Cereal- Announcer
National Television Commercial- Kellogg’s Corn Pops’- Character
National Television Campaign- Church’s Chicken
Television Campaign- State Credit Union
Television Commercial- WPWR TV- Character
Television Commercial- Chase Bank- Character
Radio Commercial- Illinois Lottery-Character
Radio Commercial- Popeye’s Chicken- Character
Radio Commercial- State Credit Union- Announcer
Radio Commercial- McDonalds Arch Card- Character
Radio Commercial- McDonalds Egg Nogg- Character
Radio Commercial- McDonalds 2 for 2 (Hansel & Gretel) - Character
Radio Commercial- McDonalds Snickers Mc Flurry- Character
Radio Commercial- McDonalds Snack Rap
Radio Commercial- McDonalds McCafe Frappe
Radio Campaign- Sinai Health Care Systems- Announcer
Radio Commercial- Dominican University- Jingle
Radio Commercial- Studio 713- Announcer
Radio Commercial- Western Union
Radio Commercial- State Farm
Internet Campaign- Announcer
Internet Campaign- Unnamed
Internet Campaign- State Credit Union
Radio Commercial- D'Angelo's Steak House
Television Show- Hoops On Campus…
Radio Commercial- Modern Transit St. Louis
Industrial- Nike Town (Nike Gift Card)
Television Commercial- Knott's Soak City
Radio Commercial- First Bank
Internet Campaign- Nike (voice of James Stewart)
Radio Commercial- MSHDA
Radio Commercial- OSU Football
Radio Commercial- United Way


Television Show Narration- Kidz Time NewZ Hounds- Kidz Time TV- Narrator
Television Show Narration- Kids Make Values Cool- WTTW- Narrator


Audio Campaign- Coke Card-Narrator
Educational audio book- The Jewels of the Shrine- Ojima
State of California Education web testing-Narrator
State of Texas Education web testing- Narrator

My Training

DePaul University BA in Voice/Music Business
Act One- Oksona Fedunyszn Film & TV
Private- Janet Lour Film Acting
Doug Sousmago Voice (Classical)
Sasha Garrison

My Studio Equipment

Computer: Mac G5
Recording: Pro-Tools Digi 002
Pre-amp: Focusrite Pre-amp
Mic: Studio Projects C-1,Rhode NT-1
ISDN- Telas Zepher

* All recordings done in a isolated sound proof booth

Additional Skills

Barrie has accents in Russian, Indian, Latin and Street Urban.

Payment Methods Accepted

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

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