Frank Jakob

Commanding, serious, deep, resonate. Scientific.

Voice Description

Nicknamed "The Voice of Doom" in theatrical productions, Frank has a commanding, serious, deep, resonate, attention-getting voice.
> As a professional engineer and scientist having worked at Battelle Memorial Institute (, the largest commercial Research and Development organization in the world, he has presented scientific findings to technical audiences for over 25 years.
> His interests range far beyond scientific topics to commanding voice overs, training voice tracks, religious topics, assistance to the sight impaired, musical recitations and science fiction & fantasy.

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
• English - Other

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
• 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

Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer

• I offer copywriting services

My Home Base

Kansas city, Missouri, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Deep, resonate, commanding, attention getting.
FM Radio. Soft, gentle, inviting.
Classic 50's news-reel.
English-like accent that you can't quite place.
New York (home town). New England. Mid-west.

My Voice Experience

Beginner. I'm in the twilight of my scientific career with over 25 years of research experience looking to use my developed writing skills and my natural vocal talent for my next career: voice over acting.

My Training

Dan Levine's Voice-over Master's class in 2005.
Voice over library books, CD's and podcasts.
Observation of documentaries in movies and the History Channel.

My Studio Equipment

None. Local studios are available.

Additional Skills

I find humor in all subject areas in a wry, sometimes cynical, always funny fashion: science; nature; people; other.
"... the difference between inlaws and outlaws is ...
outlaws are
wanted :)

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