Ross Walden

Husky; Authoritative; Character work; Mark Twain.

Voice Description

I have a flexible voice that ranges from authoritative and deeper to husky to offbeat. I specialize in character voices, having portrayed Mark Twain professionally in voice-overs, national product roll-outs, international expositions, video and on-stage for over 20 years.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Young Adult Male
• 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
• IVR, voicemail, phone systems, and on-hold messages
• Training, business presentations, sales, and web sites
• Audiobooks
• Documentaries
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers
• Podcasts
• 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 have ISDN in my studio
• I can record and then deliver the audio files via Email

Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer

• I offer copywriting services
• I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks
• 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

, Missouri, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Mark Twain, British, intoxicated, high-strung, offbeat/"mental"

My Voice Experience

I began doing straight voice work as the morning man at a small-town Midwestern station, working my way up to Program Director at a Top 40 station in a Missouri college town. I did considerable voice-over work in addition to my required duties, including narrations for theater productions and independent commercial production. I also portrayed Mark Twain in voice-overs, on stage in one-man shows and full-cast productions, for national product rollouts, at international expositions, and for video productions.

My Training

Prior to my career in radio, I began working in professional outdoor theater at the age of 13. It was this theater experience that led to my work as an actor portraying Mark Twain both live and in voice-overs. While earning my degree in Communications from Truman State University, I was a part of the summer stock theater company. While at Truman, I was Associate Editor of "Northeast Writers in Process," the school's Composition I textbook, as well as Associate Editor of the International Literary Journal, "The Chariton Review." I am a published poet, as well as the author of a blog that has achieved over 14,000 unique hits in its relatively short life.

My Studio Equipment

Dell desktop; 2 Gateway laptops; Audacity software; Shure microphone and mixer.

Additional Skills

I have a broad educational background and have been in business for myself for many years. After completing my degree in Communications, I earned an MBA in Management, a Law degree (J.D.), and a M.Ed. in Counseling. I own a mental health care business, am a practicing counselor, and continue to write for professional publication as well as creative works.

Payment Methods Accepted

• Credit cards
• Wire transfers

Contact Information

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