Jim Buchanan

Smooth, fluid, warm, professional, believable

Voice Description

Commercials: Smooth - both upbeat and subdued.
Narrations: Distinct, warm, believable, professional.

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
• Documentaries
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers
• Podcasts
• 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 have Phone Patch in my studio
• 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

My Home Base

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Pennsylvania Dutch, Brittish

My Voice Experience

*Voice over talent since 1980.


National: Chevy - Make a Wish 2012
American Diabetes - PSA 1999
Carpet One - 1997 - 2000

Regional: PTI (Pittsburg Technical Institute) On going
Amergen Energy - 2014
Ace Energy - 2014
West Gastroenterology - 2013
PECO Energy - 1998

Pennsylvania: Voice talent for PCN (Pennsylvania Cable Network)
PA State Lottery Announcer - 1986 to 1990

My Training

• Certificate of Broadcast Meteorology: Mississippi State University
• Associates Degree Journalism-Broadcasting: Penn College of Technology
Weather and Climate: Harrisburg Area Community College

• Chief Meteorologist WPMT FOX43 Harrisburg Pa. 1995 to present
• Chief Meteorologist WHP CBS21 Harrisburg Pa. 1983 - 1990
• Weekend Weathercaster WHTM ABC27 Harrisburg Pa. 1981 - 1983
• Fill in Weekend Meteorologist WTXF FOX29 Philadelphia Pa. 1997 -
NWA Seal holder since 1985 - AMS Member

• PD and morning show co-host WROZ 101.3 Lancaster Pa. 1992-1995
• Voice track personality Smooth Jazz WSJW 92.7 Harrisburg Pa. 2003 -
• PM drive personality WUSL 99.9 Philadelphia Pa. 1980 - 1982
• PD and mid-day personality WKBO 1230 Harrisburg Pa. 1975 - 1980
• Overnight personality WGAR 1220 Cleveland Oh. 1973 - 1975

My Studio Equipment

Mackie 16 channel board.
Neumann TLM-103
Logic Express and Audacity
Gentner phone patch
High Speed Internet for exporting to a studio or FTP site

Additional Skills

Easily directable. Cooperative to client and agency needs. Prompt delivery.
"It's not WHAT you say...but HOW you say it.'

Payment Methods Accepted

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

Contact Information

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