British, Warm, Soothing and Reassuring
Warm, friendly, reassuring and soothing. My classic British voice is ideal for corporate narrations, e-learning, audio books and commercials.
Whether it be an engaging intelligent corporate narration, a sensual soft sell, an upbeat fun retail slot, or a reassuring e-learning event, clients love the way my voice sets them apart in a crowded marketplace. Have a listen!
“I’ve hired Kate on multiple projects and she is one of the most talented voice actors that I’ve worked with. She has great instincts and is very receptive to direction, which she executes flawlessly. Overall, Kate is a joy to work with and is what you seek in a collaborator.”
“She was able to capture both the conversational tone and the sense of humor.”
“Loved the pacing she gave the script. Her voice is clear and easy to understand.”
“Kate was easy to work with, prompt, and followed our unique requirements to the letter.”
Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform
• Young Adult Female
• Middle Age Female
• Senior Female
Language(s) of Which I Am a Native Speaker:
• English - British
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
• 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 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 have a music library and can add music to any project
• I can add special effects to any project
My Home Base
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects
British - BBC - accent neutral
Traditional British - Jane Austen, character
Posh British - exaggerated, comedic, regal
My Voice Experience
My voiceover work has centered around commercial, narration and audio book work.
VOICE OVER CLIENTS (partial list)
Avon, Fragrance Commercial
Club Med Commercial
St Louis Science Ctr, King Tut Exhibit Commercial
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Commercial
GE Healthcare Corp Video/Narration
Save The Children Corp Video/Narration
GE Digital – Data Center Strategy Corp Video/Narration
International Decision Systems Corp Video/Narration
CITA Security Systems Corp Video/Narration
Norwegian Spinal Cord Injury Registry Corp Video/Narration
Illumina – Burning Man 2017 Corp Video/Narration
The Coop (UK Food Retail) Corp Video/Narration
PKF Post Pallets (NL Industrial) Corp Video/Narration
European Medicines Agency Explainer Video
Aston Villa Football Club Rewards Prog Explainer Video
Social Seeder App Explainer Video
Scrum Alliance Explainer Video
FlyWire Payment Solutions Explainer Video
Cameron (a Schlumberger Co.) Explainer Video
Synergy Foster care Explainer Video
Mantic Point Travel App Explainer Video
Modern Mindset Workflow Tools Explainer Video
MasterCard Compliance Training e-Learning
Kellogg’s HR Training e-Learning
Johnson & Johnson HR Training e-Learning
BraceID by Orthobroker e-Learning
Princess Samantha, Celflux Movie Animation
My audio book work includes:
'The Magical, Marvelous, Amazing Sparkpack * That Didn't Work' by Marcia M. Stankard
'The Gift That Saved Christmas' by Marcia Stankard
'Miss Bennet Blooms - A Pride and Prejudice Novella' by Reina M. Williams
'Most Truly - A Pride and Prejudice Novella' by Reina Williams
'Miss Darcy Decides - A Pride and Prejudice Novella' by Reina Williams
'Misunderstood: A Pride and Prejudice Novella' by Reina Williams
'Cultural Dimensions of Expatriate Life in the UK' by Bill Drake
'Gloucester's Sea Serpent' by Wayne Soini
'Goodbye Friend' by Gary Kowalski
'New England's Strange Sea Sagas' by Robert Ellis Cahilll
'Listening to the Littlest' by Ruth Reardon
'Listen to my Feelings' by Ruth Reardon
'Listening to a Teenager' by Ruth Reardon
'100 Things To Do While Breastfeeding' by Melissa Addey
'Virtually You – The Dangerous Powers of the E-Personality' by Elias Aboujaoude, MD
'In Leah’s Wake' by Terri Giuliano Long
I studied with Edge Studio in NY and trained (acting and voice coach) with Wren Ross in MA. Wren Ross is a veteran Boston-area actress, voiceover artist, and teacher and has worked with countless talent.
I have recorded audio books for the Perkins School for the Blind Talking Library at the Perkins studio in Watertown MA and commercially for Audible and iTunes.
I am a graduate from the University of Manchester, UK with a degree in Business. Prior to pursuing my career in the voiceover industry I was an executive at Accenture, a global management consultancy.
My Studio Equipment
My home studio includes state-of-the-art recording equipment including:
sE Electronics Condenser Mic, shock mount, reflection filter and Music Associates 6" Split Screen Pop Filter.
Pro Tools 10
Files are saved to a dedicated Glyph 500GB hard drive.
Audio files can be delivered as follows: mp3 by email, WAV/aif files by FTP, etc. and CDs by mail.
I have lived in the USA (or “on this side of the pond” as we Brits say!) for over 16 years and have spent extensive time on both the East and West coasts. Long enough to acclimatize but not long enough to lose my accent! I was raised in a small village in Oxfordshire, also home to my favorite pub the Five Horseshoes.
After university, I lived and worked in London and then re-located to the US. During these years, I worked for Accenture, a global management consulting firm with clients all over the world, so I know a thing or two about client service. I am very comfortable with technology and technological terms. I also understand North American culture and pronunciation differences.
Voiceover is a passion for me. I love the creative process of digging into a script and bringing it to life. Plus I have something unique to offer. A British accent is global, well recognized and easy to understand. In a world where we’re bombarded by mobile devices, computers, TVs, radios and even cars – how can your message be heard? Be different, be British…… and that just might be my cue!
This Boston-based Brit looks forward to working with you.
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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