Jim LaBarbara

Conversational, Guy Next Door, Believable

Voice Description

Guy next door, fun, a little quirky for commercials,warm & believable for narrations, smooth & professional for presentations 40 plus male who sounds conversational, compassionate, confident, a real person.

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
• 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 deliver the files by regular mail

Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer


My Home Base

, Ohio, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Unknown - Click here to ask Jim LaBarbara

My Voice Experience

Jim LaBarbara's voice has been heard on the radio for more than four decades. A radio personality who has worked on some great stations WKYC & WIXY in Cleveland WLW,WCKY, & WGRR in Cincinnati. He's done 100's of commercials including Red Lobster, PF Changs, Barilla, Vespa, Johnsonville Brats etc.
Jim is now bringing his trademark sound full time to the voiceover business.

My Training

1977 University of Cincinnati Master of Arts Degree Broadcasting
Adjunct Professor in the Communications Dept 2 yrs
University of Cincinnati one year Xavier University
1997 DePauw University Guest Lecture Broadcasting Dept/Indiana Cable Television

My Studio Equipment

State of the art digital studio only the best components are included & everything is optimised for quick turnaround. M-Audio monitors, Lexicon recording equipment, DBX 286A processor, Monster & Mogami cables,Blue Baby Bottle microphone.I have a JK Audio Digital Broadcast Host Phone Patch. Audio products can be delivered by a variety of methods MP3, Wave, CD

Additional Skills

Inducted into the Radio/Television Broadcasters Hall of Fame Class 2000
1996 named to the Rock Jock Hall of Fame
Named one of the "Top 40 Radio Personalities of All Time" Listed at #37

Payment Methods Accepted

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

Contact Information

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