Menna Bonsels

Warm, friendly, inviting, clear, natural,sensitive,intelligent

Voice Description

Low sell radio commercial appeal: Genuine, concerned and empathetic

Low key website instructions: In character of sad, careworn and concerned woman, offering hope for caregivers via website

Medium sell commercial/ Trailer: Engaging, intelligent and empathic.

Horror story narration: Melodramatic, chilling and tongue-in-cheek.

Programme run-down in Welsh: Professional, lively, clear and informative.

Narration on Welsh castle: Smooth, professional delivery and interested.

IVR for mobile phone: Clear, friendly and approachable.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Young Adult Female
• Middle Age Female

Language(s) of Which I Am a Native Speaker:

• English - British
• Welsh

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
• Podcasts
• Songs
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

Jobs for ACTRA (Canada) signatories Jobs for ACTRA (Canada) signatories

Jobs for British Equity signatories Jobs for British Equity signatories

Jobs for Union des Artistes (Canada) signatories Jobs for Union des Artistes (Canada) signatories

• 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 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 offer translation services
• I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks
• I offer voice direction services
• 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

London, United Kingdom

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Welsh accent, & fluent in Welsh.
South West of England accent
Sad, depressed, happy, delighted,normal.

My Voice Experience

BBC World Service (Radio) - Programme presentation and interviews for general interest magazine, economics, science, books, current affairs and regional programmes.
-Wrote and presented a programme about the Vietnamese Refugee community in London for BBC Radio 4.
-Reader for Greenwich Talking Newspaper (service for the blind and visually impaired)
Regular reader in church.
"House" short story reader and audio producer for The Casket of Fictional Delights website.
Other clients include Diet Chef, AGA Medical, World Heritage Foundation,River City Rhythm, WMDO, Phuket 91.5FM, Prolifik Films, Bridgend Ford Motor Dealers,BFIG Blue Fish Media, Swansea Sound, Plan M Media Ltd, Securahome, Wrexham Borough Council, Reverse SARL, Advitel,Eko7 Productions

My Training

Over 20 years of radio studio experience in both drama and current affairs (on the job training,
Gary Terzza's Voiceover Masterclass
Yvonne Morley Vocal coaching
Drama /Welsh degree studied at Aberystwyth University covering acting, sound and stage management.
Voiceover Kickstarter course by RoundIsland
Voice Over Network seminars: Audio books with Anna Parker Naples and Helen Lloyd.
Audiobooks Webinar with Sean Allen Pratt
Fully trained BBC Studio Manager
Trained to recite poems on stage at Eisteddfodau.

My Studio Equipment

Adobe Audition
Audacity software
Rode NT1A mic
Focusrite Scarlett 2I2 recording interface

Additional Skills

Experienced radio producer in current affairs, books, science, general magazine and economics.
Audio content Producer for
Story telling as a school classroom assistant
Live story reading performer.
Church reader

Former parent support worker on a telephone helpline.
Years of debating, public speaking and drama experience.

Payment Methods Accepted

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

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Menna Bonsels Corporate voice reel

Commercial compilation voice reel

Welsh accent Castle Narration

Mental health website

Clinical trials appeal

Diet Chef testimonial

Continuity Announcement

Iraq Trailer

Flooring Sale

Phone Set Up System