Eleanor Hicks

Assured,Professional Executive,Conversational

Voice Description

Female, adult:

Knowledgeable and assured for documentaries.

Commentary on life's quirks and curiosities.

Humorous, tongue-in-cheek, off-beat or satirical for commercial spots.

Solid and accomplished for professional presentations.

Multi-culturally approachable for documentaries, commercials and narrations.

Comfortable, objective, reassuring, for narrations.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Young Adult Female
• Middle Age Female
• Senior Female

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

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

, Ohio, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Sophisticated career female,
upper-class and sophisticated British,
professional African-American female,
Mid-western nasal,
disciplinarian teacher,
officious female chairman of the board,
anchor newswoman,
kibbitzer, heckler or meddling gossip,
prankster or joker,
quirky / offbeat humorist,
impertinent questioner,
persistent reporter,
savvy interviewer.

My Voice Experience

Created, produced and hosted a weekly TV show (Southwestern Ohio); entailing interviews, video/graphics and documentary presentations as well as voice-over segments. ("WORLDWISE", CH. 25, Cincinnati, Ohio.) Provided show's moderator voice as well as conducted interviews and coverage of international news and cultural subjects.

Scripted and presented international news radio commentary for WGUC (a University of Cincinnati radio station).

As a consultant, have led numerous training and facilitative sessions for business executives, bank officials and university faculty..

Taught university courses for 10 years.

Have acted in plays. Close-up as an extra in the movie,
The Sphinx.

My Training


Extensive public-speaking experience. Consulting projects involving training presentations and facilitation for executives in business (GM, Delphi, Corningware), banking (Federal Reserve Bank), university fields (international curriculum development) and community boards (including local film commission, American Red Cross, ).

M.A., International Relations. Johns Hopkins' SAIS (School of Advanced International Studies)
PhD, International Business. Columbia State.

Studied Arabic at American University in Cairo.
Can handle French, Thai, Lao, Spanish, German and some Italian.

Served as Labor Attache at US Embassy, Cairo.

Previously under contract (for musical compositions) with Warner Bros./Filipacchi, in Europe.

Weekly Foreign Affairs newspaper columnist and radio commentator for several years.

TV, Radio and newspaper panelist on community topics.

Consultant for development of intercultural communications and managerial skills.

My Studio Equipment

Have produced own half-hour TV program but in conjunction with local professional studio.

On my premises are multi-media equipment capabilities for producing professional q uality audio submissions (as well as video ones, if need be). However, PRODUCTION is NOT my priority. MY FORTE PERTAINS TO VOICE TYPE & RANGE -- AND WRITING.

Additional Skills

Lived and served as a US diplomat in Monaco and on the French Riviera as well as in Asia, Central America, Africa and the Middle East. Ergo, quite at ease interacting with people of all social and economic echelons and cultural backgrounds -- from royalty to business persons to world-renowned actors to camel drivers to ecumenical figures (e.g., Catholic and Coptic Bishops) to bazaar shopkeepers.

As composer, had contract with Warner Bros./ Filipacchi in France; my music has been used as theme show music for a Radio Monte Carlo program as well as included in an animated Warner Bros. movie.

I write short stories. I can act.

As an etymology maven, quite obsessed with nuance, word-play, double entendre, syllogism and the like.

Payment Methods Accepted

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

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