Penny Locke

British, sophisticated, warm, storyteller educated

Voice Description

Penny has a non-regional British accent. Her voice is lovely, and has a sophisticated, rich, classy sound. Penny has good instincts for using proper pitch and pacing, and a nice smooth delivery style. Penny's voice is a delight to listen to. Penny's voice may remind you of Keeley Hawes or Tilda Swinton.

For children's books Penny's voice can be lighter and humorous.

For e-learning, corporate VO Penny's reads are smooth, authoritative, believable and easy to listen to.

IVR - Penny's voice offers a polite, cordial and happy life to your greetings.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Middle Age Female

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

• English - British

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

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 can deliver edited and finished voice tracks

My Home Base

, California, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Penny was born and educated in England. She moved to California in 1980.

My Voice Experience

Commercial reads include kitchenware, English cars, English tea and biscuits.

Narration reads include tour and travel; DIY project safety rules.

IVR greetings and directions are caring, clear and warm.

Narration for documentary movie premiering the end of September 2013, called "Embracing Nepal". Heartfelt read. Producer was pleased with work done.

My Training

Graduate of Such-a-Voice, coached by Angela Castonguay.

Penny attends bi-weekly webinars learning more about the VO industry and how to prepare for, and record quality, professional work.

Penny also subscribes to on-line VO blogs written by VO talent around the country.

Finished Grammar School in the UK with A-levels in French and Biology. Penny was a member of the West Midlands Police force for 3 years, before moving to California. After 20+ years in the travel industry both with American Airlines, and various travel agencies, she became and still is a trainer of people who have dogs.

Re-connecting with her creative and artistic side, Penny has embraced the world of VO.

My Studio Equipment

Penny uses her professional home studio.

She uses a Rode NT1A microphone; Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 interface and Beyerdynamic DT770 headphones; Penny uses Audacity for audio editing and recording.

As a local studio resource, Zone Recording, offers a high quality studio setting with a phone patch for remote direction as needed.

Additional Skills

Penny has 20+ years as a travel agent, talking reservation requests on the phone with clients; calling service providers and planning trips. Sounding professional & can-do was very important to the success of the agencies she worked in. Penny also worked as an independent agent for 5 years, gaining experience working for herself, and learning the importance of professionalism and integrity.

Penny also teaches people how to live and work with their dogs. The knowledge and use of semantics can facilitate change in people's behavior, which benefits the dog they live with.

Payment Methods Accepted

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

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Contact Information

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