Bob Martinez

Med deep, believable, sincere, strong, conversational

Voice Description

My voice is versatile; it can be warm and deep for narrations, edgy and sexy for commercials, professional and educated for presentations. My delivery is also versatile, in that I can sound natural and conversational, or have the big announcer voice; whatever the project demands. I am also adept at creating character voices. In my last book I had to read a conversation between 5 people. One was a female, another was Australian, another was Irish and the last two were Russian and Serbian, respectively.

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
• Adult content
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

Jobs for ACTRA (Canada) signatories Jobs for ACTRA (Canada) signatories

Jobs for British Equity signatories Jobs for British Equity signatories

Jobs for Union des Artistes (Canada) signatories Jobs for Union des Artistes (Canada) signatories

• 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 can deliver edited and finished voice tracks
• I offer radio ad production services
• I can add special effects to any project

My Home Base

Kihei, Hawaii, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Elderly male, elderly female, Spanish accent, eastern European male, Morgan Freeman.

My Voice Experience

From 1987 through 1995 I did a morning talk show and voice over work for local and regional businesses. After a twenty year hiatus (I am winding down my career in law enforcement), I re-entered the voice over industry.

I have worked as voice over talent on projects for Network Solutions, CalTrans, produced audiobooks and various politicals. My work has been primarily for regional agencies like San Francisco-based, Kincaid and Associates.

I am curently working on a 12-book project with award winning author Nelson Pahl.

I am also narrating an audiobook called "The Gate", written by up-and-coming author Jason Brant.

My Training

I studied theater (stage performance) at Humboldt State University and then moved on to music as a professional drummer.

Once I was in the broadcast business, I became proficient in media production and engineering. Of course, that was in the old days when we used tape and splicers.

I am a meticulous editor. A recent client referred to me as a "perfectionist."

Nobody's perfect...but with the right editing you can get pretty darn close.

My Studio Equipment

I use an iMac running Adobe Audition. I use a Neuman TLM 102 condenser microphone through an Audient ID 22 professional interface. My studio is professionally treated and it enables me to accommodate a wide range of projects.

Additional Skills

I am a retired police detective in northern California. My work requires voice communication skills that enable me to develop rapport with victims AND suspects in a variety of physical and emotional environments.

Payment Methods Accepted

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

Contact Information

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