Cougar Michaels

Smooth, Deep, Rich, Powerful, Confident

Voice Description

Strong male delivery.
Smooth for presentations and narrations.
Hard Sell for spots.
Sexy for whatever.
Deep and resonant.
Light and quick for funny spots.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• 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 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

Washington, Baltimore, Frederick, York, PA, Maryland, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Texan drawl.
Kentucky dialect, ie "Coal Miner's Daughter"

My Voice Experience

After earning a telecommunications degree, which included perfomance classes I've been working on air for radio stations for the past 20 years. I actually started in the radio business from voice over work. I did voice over work for about two years prior to getting my degree and jumping into radio.
Commercials, hard-sell or soft, straight corporate reads or narration I've done it.
Did a long, slow drawl for an auto parts store in Virginia. High-energy delivery for a Nissan dealer in MD. A slow, bedroom sexy read for a matress store in MO, a straight forward friendly delivery for an automated phone answering system/on hold message in KY, just finished a heart-felt narration for a church's 100 year anniversary concert and reunion and a screaming, high-energy delivery for a steel building company just to name a few.

My Training

Did theatre and singing through school and college.
Earned a BS in Telecommunications from the University of Kentucky.
Specializing in performance and air work.
Did Radio in KY, VA, TN, MD and PA.

My Studio Equipment

Mackie 10 in 2 out mixer.
Electrovoice RE20 mic.
Sound booth.
All the necessary bells & whistles.

Additional Skills

I take direction well. My last boss told a group at Country Radio Seminar in Nashville, "...All I have to do is tell him what I want. The next day, it's on the air. Exactly as I wanted."

Payment Methods Accepted

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

Contact Information

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