Ron Olsen

Authoritative Male, Guy Next Door, Cowboy

Voice Description

UNIQUE SOUND! I DO NOT SOUND LIKE EVERYBODY ELSE! My vocal range lies somewhere between Ted Baxter and Casey Kasem. I can go from the happy good natured guy next door to a friendly but authoritative spokesperson for serious commercial work and narration. Also do strong attention-getting promo work for television.


Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• 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
• Training, business presentations, sales, and web sites
• Audiobooks
• Documentaries
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers
• Podcasts

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• 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


My Home Base

, California, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Cowboy characterization, Newscaster

My Voice Experience

Extensive narration and promotion experience with more than three decades as a professional broadcaster including stints with ABC Radio, KABC-TV and KTLA-TV in Los Angeles. Extensive work on documentaries and live and taped promotional announcements. Multiple award winner, including 3 Emmys. I have experience as a tv anchorman a sportscaster and a talk show host.

My Training

Summer stock theater, Communications/Theater Arts major at the University of Minnesota, Voiceover instruction from Pat Fraley, Los Angeles - Lilyan Wilder, New York and Tom Clay, Los Angeles

My Studio Equipment

Sampson CO1U condenser mic. Wavepad software. Internet broadcast quality sound. I can also go to a professional studio just up the street and hire an engineer if you need to take it to another level.

Additional Skills

Well read amateur historian which gives me an advantage when it comes to names and places for documentary work. Well versed in politics and geopolitics and American government and its institutions. World traveler. Avid reader. Computer buff. Student of the history of American cinema.

Payment Methods Accepted

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

Contact Information

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Commercial Demo

Audiobook - Mystery

Audiobook - Humor

Audiobook - Children

Newscaster Narration