Billy James

Regular guy, Mike Rowe, Texas, Sam Elliot, Souther

Voice Description

Regular Guy
Southern warmth
Texas twang
movie trailer
Radio Imaging
Corporate Narratives
Similar to Sam Elliot
Mike Rowe - sound-alike
Jeff Foxworthy & Bill Engval voice match
John Boy & Billy Radio Show

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
• Videogames
• Documentaries
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers

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 will go to any designated studio in my area
• 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

My Home Base

, North Carolina, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Carolina accent / dialect
Texas accent / dialect
Southern/Texas twang
various European accents like British, German, French, Italian, Irish, Scottish, etc.

Southern Peacher

I've done a lot of cartoony voices on-air over the past 3 decades, too.

My Voice Experience

US Navy
Blue Shield of California
DC Lottery
NASCAR Media Group
World Fishing Network
Home Depot
Auto Zone
Wix Filters
Case IH
Quaker State
Shell - Pennzoil

My Training

Nancy Wolfson of Braintracks Audio
Marice Tobias of Tobias Entertainment Group
Lynda McCarrell of Daniel Hoff Agency
Nick Omana - NOVA Voiceover Talent Management
Gabrielle Nistico - VoiceHunter / VOCareer

Co-host of 30+ year running syndicated show - The John Boy & Billy Network. We have 100 affiliates nationwide with 10 million plus listeners.

My Studio Equipment

Macintosh-based audio workstation with Apogee Duet 2 interface, Symetrix 528E preamp/channel strip.

Microphones include the Neumann U87, Sennheiser MKH 416, Shure SM7B, Electro-Voice RE20 and RE27, Blue Bluebird and Mouse.

Additional Skills

I've written lots of copy for national advertisers like Home Depot, Bose, Auto Zone, and Vermont Teddy Bear.

Payment Methods Accepted

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

Contact Information

To contact Billy James by email or phone, please click here.

Additional Information

• Currently Billy James is a Standard subscriber.
• Billy James was last active on Voice123 140 days ago

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Billy James - Commercial 2014

Billy James - Narration 2014