Natural, Clear, Friendly, Approachable, Conversational
I'm a professional British English voiceover artist as heard this year on TV commercials for GoDaddy, Flora Gold & "Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens", the worldwide launch of the MINI Countryman, material for Wrangler, easyJet, Kellogg's, Huawei, Booking.com, Jaguar, Marks & Spencer, Coca-Cola, Dell, Expedia, Starbucks, Johnson & Johnson, Mercedes-Benz, Cisco, MasterCard, Chevrolet, Ikea, Samsung, Aegon, Unilever, Toshiba, HP, Alfa Romeo, Absolut Vodka, Carlsberg, Madame Tussauds, Microsoft, Admiral Insurance, bank adverts, the BBC and documentary narration with millions of views. What can this British voice do for you?
Joe's relaxed, warm, informative, authoritative, creative and hard sell if needed! With a chilled Jony Ive Apple tone he can also provide you with the voices and style to suit your requirements. Perfect for radio station imaging, television continuity, movie trailers, commercials, websites, explainer videos, eLearning, podcasts, audio books, on-hold automation and much more. Often described as friendly, corporate, natural, conversational, professional. And devastatingly gorgeous, obviously.
Please note - all samples in Joe's showreel are from genuine projects for MasterCard, Expedia, Star Wars, Open Doors charity, Mercedes-Benz, iOS app, City Express, Admiral Insurance.
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 - British
• English - Other
I Offer my Services for these Recording Purposes
• IVR, voicemail, phone systems, and on-hold messages
• Training, business presentations, sales, and web sites
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers
• Adult content
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)
Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)
• Non-Union Jobs
• Jobs for SAG-AFTRA (US) signatories
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 have Source Connect 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
• I have ipDTL in my studio
Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer
• I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks
• I offer radio ad production services
• I have a music library and can add music to any project
• I can add special effects to any project
My Home Base
Guildford, United Kingdom
Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects
Most British accents including his original Surrey accent which is clear, easy to understand and trustworthy. Various elements can be altered to suit the style of your presentation. Please email with your requirements.
My Voice Experience
Joe records a weekly radio show along with daily voiceover commitments for businesses around the world. BBC voiceovers form part of his wide experience.
See for yourself:
TV voiceovers: https://www.britishvoiceover.tv/
Current showreel: https://joewakeford.com/showreel
Skype promotion: http://youtu.be/88nDTJyEIz4 (350,000+ views)
Viral video for hotel: http://youtu.be/h1-vcEwzNbk (200,000+ views)
Admiral Insurance: http://youtu.be/uWmmhNRKsYg (40,000+ views)
Film documentary: http://vimeo.com/102921327 (worldwide release)
Joe attended the Academy of Contemporary Music in Surrey England where his creativity and skills as a musician were honed. He was trained for radio at his old local hospital station and went onto have a weekly evening show in Guildford, Surrey. He now lives in Prague (Czech Republic) voicing a weekly radio show.
My Studio Equipment
Full recording and production studio used on a daily basis for radio show recording, voiceover recording, music recording and production. We have top quality gear and fast internet connection for rapid delivery.
Payment Methods Accepted
• Credit cards
• Personal checks, cashier's checks, or money orders in my local currency
• Wire transfers
Online Payments Via PayPal
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