Roger Hughes

Guy next door

Voice Description

I think my voice is warm and relaxed. I hope it is professional and I can deliver at a pace required by the task set.My voice is clear and can be easily understood.
I am used to presenting voice reports on radio and television

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Middle Age Male
• Senior 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
• Documentaries
• 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

Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer

• I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks

My Home Base

, United Kingdom

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

My accent people tell me has a hint of West country and as I am Welsh and live in Wales a hint of Welsh, although not a strong Welsh accent. Having lived in England for many years, I feel my accent is more middle England

My Voice Experience

I have used my voice on BBC Radio for over 20 years. I have deliveded sports bulletins and commentary on football. My bulletin work has been on local radio and on Radio`s 1,2,4,5 where different deliveries were required depending on the station.

I have also worked more recently for a commercial station reporting sport

I have also interviewed people on voice recorders.

My Training

Roger Hughes

D.O.B. 15/09/1947
Two children
Full clean driving licence

I am a loyal employer and supportive of my employer.
I enjoy work which I choose to undertake.
I am reliable and dependable.
I dress smartly as required for the task I undertake.
I strive for quality and a disciplined performance.
I have good interpersonal skills and communicate well.
I am adaptable and flexible.
I have confidence in my ability.

I have experience of interviewing and talking to people in relation to my work and not overawed by their presence.
Due to my years in teaching and my sporting achievements I have never been nervous in front of groups or individuals.
Since leaving the BBC I have worked for other broadcasting organisations and have adapted to different methods of working.
Since working as a freelance broadcaster I have had to learn to sell my skills to prospective employers.
I can quickly read scripts and put them into an audio medium.
At times in my career I have had to be flexible enough to broadcast on various radio stations including BBC radio 1,2,4,5 and local radio, and recently a commercial station.

I was sports editor ant BBC Radio Merseyside one of the largest local radio stations. I was responsible for the sports output of the station and organising up to 20 part time and full time staff.
I was producer of sport at BBC Radio Wales where I was responsible for launching new programmes and working with experienced and new talent.
I have been respected in my work situation by employers and people in the World of sport.
I have played sport to a high level and experienced the team environment.

Sept 1970-September 1975 Teacher Brindle Gregson lane C.P. School. Lancs C.C.
September 1975- October 1985 Teacher Physical education and History. Queen Elizabeth`s Grammar School Blackburn. Master I/C rugby.
October 1985- January 1990 Freelance sports reporter BBC Radio Merseyside.
January 1990- August 1999 Sports editor BBC Radio Merseyside.
September 1994-September 1995 Sports Producer BBC Radio Sport London.
August 1999- May 2008 Sports producer BBC Radio Wales.
May 2008- Present Freelance sports broadcaster/reporter.

1960-1967 Eltham Green comprehensive school London. 5 `0` levels 2 `A`s.
1967-1970 Avery Hill College of Education. Teachers certificate.

I enjoy most sports and now get satisfaction out of watching my 10 year old son play his sports.
I like to collect records of sporting events which help in my preparation.
I enjoy researching industrial history.

My Studio Equipment

At the moment iI have a computer on which I can record voice pieces. I also have a mini disc recorder which I can record on in different atmospheres and then transpose onto the computer. I can then send this material as an MP3.

I also have an ISDN kit and access although restricted, to ISDN points in my locality

Additional Skills

Please refer to my c.v. listed earlier

Payment Methods Accepted

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

Contact Information

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• Currently Roger Hughes is a Standard subscriber.

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