Josh Friesen

Friendly, Warm, Confident, Versatile Guy Next Door

Voice Description

I have a clear, warm and friendly voice. I can comfortably deliver narrations from warm and articulate to intense and textured or characters from upbeat and excited to cool and smooth. I'll bring a sincere and relatable performance to your copy.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Teenage Boy
• Young Adult Male
• 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
• 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 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 offer copywriting services
• 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

, Alberta, Canada

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Original Characters/Archetypes:

The Hero, The Nerdy Sidekick, The Powerful Ruler, The Sarcastic Guy, The Confident Rebel, The Southerner, The Computer Guy, The Gentle Father, The Evil Genius, The Feminine Guy, The Buffoon, The Brilliant Magician, The Powerful Warrior, The Drunk Guy, The East Indian, The Surfer Dude, The Nervous Teenager, The Guy Next Door, The Fighter,


British, Southern United States, East Indian, Mexican.

Singing Sounds:

Warm Folk Singer, Dynamic Pop Singer, Textured Rock n' Roll Singer, Smooth Adult Contemporary Singer, Children's Music Singer, Vintage R&B Singer.

My Voice Experience

For the past 9 years I have recorded narrations and character voices for television, radio and web commercials, animations, music videos, trailers, audio-books, cartoons and corporate videos for clients around the world. I am a regular voice actor for WineStudios in Japan and on several Anime cartoon series. I have voiced projects for Sesame Street, EA Games, GrapeSEED English and many advertising agencies, tech companies, Government agencies, animation studios, video production studios and non-profits. I have worked extensively in Children's entertainment and education. I am also a singer, musician, songwriter and composer. My trained ear for music has been a powerful asset to my voice projects.

My Training

On The Mic Voice-Over Training - Michael Daingerfield.
Hot Sole Music - Kevin Williams

My Studio Equipment

-Skype Phonepatch
-Dropbox, YouSendIt, Google Drive, Casting Workbook
-Nuendo 5.5, Pro Tools 10
-Hundreds of high end plugins and processors
-Apple Quad Core (2014)
-MICS: Neumann U87, Audio Technica 40/60, 40/40 40/50, 40/30, ElectroVoice RE20, Shure Beta 58, etc.
-PRES: Avalon M5, API 3124+, Focusrite Platinum, Rolls tube, Drawmer Front End One.
-MONITORS: Adam P22A, Tannoy Reveal, Roland DS30A

Additional Skills

I have experience on both sides of the glass. I am also a highly accomplished talent director, casting agent, music producer, music composer, song writer, audio editor, mixer and music supervisor. I have professionally produced and directed hundreds of projects in such roles. I take pride in giving clients exactly what they want, as quickly as possible.

Payment Methods Accepted

• Credit cards
• Wire transfers

Contact Information

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Childrens Music Demo

Childrens Audiobook Demo