Bill Michaels

Extremely Versatile. Guy Next Door to Promo Voice.

Voice Description

Great overall commercially viable voice with a wide range of styles. Straight, silly, funny, intense, light or conversational. Strengths are Dad, announcer, guy next door, car dealer spot and promo voice. Some Spanish, with a pretty good accent. Industrials, promos, commercials, narration, music on hold, training videos, games, website narration, retail spots and satellite delivered music services in retail outlets.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Young Adult Male
• 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
• 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 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 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

Los Angeles, California, California, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Characters, Spanish as a second language.

My Voice Experience

Over 10 years of experience in commercial voice over. Extremely coachable talent, easily directed. Great range. Doing commercials, promos, day books and nightly topicals for TV stations. VO's for local retail and agency clientele, also doing Music On Hold, have hosted custom In-Store Music Show, Internet Radio and commercial broadcast talent.

My Training

Kalmenson and Kalmenson in Burbank. My own clients are the best education. I'm the Production Director and in-house voice talent for my own digital production facility, Bill Michaels Creative. Graduated from San Diego State University with a degree in Telecommunications. Worked in the Broadcast Industry as a Production Director and Creative Services Director.

My Studio Equipment

Mackie mixing console. Adobe Audition 6.0 DAW on Intel Core i5 i5-2400 3.10 GHz 4GB RAM 1TB HDD, DVD-Writer, Windows 10 Professional . TLM-102 Neumann microphone, Symetrix 528E microphone processor. Rig is fully redundant with UPS backup. Fully sound insulated studio. Fiber Optic Internet connection. Utilize DropSend or WeTransfer for large file delivery, otherwise direct e-mail or client's choice. Can publish to client FTP site.

Additional Skills

Extensive working knowledge of DAW programs like Adobe Audition and Pro Tools for Windows. Recording, producing and editing in virtually any finished file format you like. Can delivered finished product with production music and additional VO talent (as directed).
Can write your copy, produce it and deliver it in less than 24 hours. Have access to additonal talent, female and male, when project calls for it. MegaTrax music library and associated licensing fees available at cost.

Your project's succesful completion, and you being completely happy with the result, is what I live for. I do this every day, I'm not a part-timer. If you're looking for the consummate professional, please give me a call, I would love to work with you.

Payment Methods Accepted

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• Credit cards

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