Sallie Beckner

Professional, technical, real, intelligent, warm

Voice Description

" A voice worth hearing" which combines obvious skill and experience with a richness and depth for both narration and conversation. Whether you are listening to a crisp, professional announcer or a voice with an immediate, intimate urgency, both are marked with presence and poise. This flexible voice-over pro can go from rich, deep-toned documentary narration to an excited, energetic shopping mom with a snap of your fingers. Award winning narrator of government and corporate films. Ability to make technical and wordy scripts sound conversational with ease. Energetic and warm commercial voice. Smooth, direct and intelligent for narrations. Inviting and professional for promos. A unique and adaptable voice.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Middle Age Female
• Senior Female

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
• Videogames
• Documentaries
• TV shows and movies
• Podcasts
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

• 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 have Phone Patch in my studio
• 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

, District of Columbia, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Southern accent, news announcer style

My Voice Experience

Sallie’s Voice can be heard on projects for:

National Geographic, Discovery Channel, The Learning Channel, C-SPAN, CBS, The Defense Department, Internal Revenue Service, Federal Election Commission, U.S. Postal Service, National Institutes of Health, Booz Allen Hamilton, Citicorp, Pfizer, MCI, Special Olympics, Habitat for Humanity, the Maryland State Lottery, Giant Food, Washington Hospital Center, Marriott Corporation, American Federation of Teachers, Computer Sciences Corporation and national and state political candidates.

Currently represented by Don Buchwald and Associates (NY) as a political voice over talent.

My Training

* BS Speech and Drama University of Texas

* 20 years in Broadcast Journalism (Mutual Radio, CNN, and C-Span)

* Marla Kirbin, Dick Orkin voice-over coaching

My Studio Equipment

Neumann microphone TLM 03
Mackie 1202-VLZ Pro 12 channel mic/line mixer; premium XDR mic preamps
Musicam Roadrunner ISDN adapter

Additional Skills

Live announcing; teleprompter; earprompter.

Payment Methods Accepted

• Credit cards
• Wire transfers

Contact Information

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Narration Demo


Political Demo

Live Network Promo

Southern Accent

Healthcare video narration

Understanding PTSD

Washington Times Commercial