Debbie-Jo Jacobs

character, deep, low, gravelly, smooth, sexy

Voice Description

I have an unusual tone of voice. It is deep, low key, smooth but with slightly rough edges. So far I've mostly worked as a narrator for documentaries, adverts, sports programmes, and information videos; as well as presenting a travel information channel for tourists.
British English is my mother tongue but I also speak fluent Portuguese.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Young Adult Female
• Middle Age Female

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

• English - British
• Portuguese - from Portugal

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 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 offer translation services

My Home Base

, Portugal

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Professional or relaxed English, Australian

My Voice Experience

I've worked for Algarve Travel TV For the last three years. I began by researching things such as radical sports, winemaking, city tours, best beaches, best restaurants and so on. I wrote the narratives for each mini documentary, and I also presented and voiced the radical sports programmes. I've also voice private adverts that companies comissioned from us.

My Training

Date of Birth:29th September 1979 Nationality: British

Career History
2008 – Present
Writer/Presenter – API, API Ltd (Algarve Travel TV)
I produced various articles to be read as voice-over pieces for information programmes. I did most of the English voice-overs myself, but I also edited and proofread those written by other people. The programmes on radical sports are presented by me.
Skills needed:
The ability to effectively research everything we wanted to include.
Excellent communication and organisational skills
Clear diction and good pronunciation for the voice-overs.
The ability to switch between writing for print and writing for television.
We produced an informative television channel that is aired in most hotels in the Algarve. I also learned a bit about presenting, and editing for television.

2006 – 2008
Editorial Director – API, API Ltd (Just Go Guides)
I assisted with the set up and development of a new internet-based travel guide.
I was responsible for researching and producing informative texts within tight deadlines, and controlling the entire editorial content of the guide. I dealt with a wide variety of individuals on an international level regarding promotions and advertising issues. I also edited and proofread all content coming from outside sources, both on paper and directly on the website.
Skills needed:
Motivation and initiative to work on my own, meet deadlines and provide support for senior members of staff. .
The ability to communicate professionally and effectively with people at all levels.
A high standard of grammatical and literacy skills.
I learned how a company is put together, from the very beginning to getting it up and running. I also learnt effective techniques for research.

Assistant manager - Bolan Bar Portugal
I learnt to speak fluent Portuguese whilst working here.

2010 – Ongoing: Open University Course in Journalism
2009 – 2010: Editing and Proofreading Course
1993 – 1996: Great Cornard Upper School, Sudbury

Nine G.C.S.E passes (including Drama, English language, English Literature, Maths, Science and French)
Certificate of competence for Microsoft Word and Power Point
Editing and Proofreading Diploma

My Studio Equipment

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Additional Skills

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Payment Methods Accepted

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

Contact Information

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