Todd Barsness

Professional, Warm, Trustworthy, Sincere, Believable, Polished, Soothing, Sophisticated, Deep Voice, Guy Next Door

Voice Description

Todd is a full-time, professional voice talent, serving clients all over the world. His style is clear and concise, offering high-quality audio messages that exude trust, confidence, and quality. Clients hire Todd because his voice is warm, friendly, believable, trustworthy and professional, yet has a tone of confidence and authority. Todd is available for a variety of projects and can turn around mastered audio files typically within 24 to 48 hours, thanks to his professional home studio. If you’ve been seeking a male voice-over talent who can meet your budget and provide top-notch communication from beginning to end, then your search is over.

His read styles tend to be more traditional in nature and can be compared to sportscasters Jim Nance, Bob Costas and Dan Hicks - smooth, polished, professional, guy next door. However, he is also versatile enough to pull off the sarcastic voice of Denis Leary. He voice style ranges from deep and conversational for business/training/narration projects and presentations; caring, compassionate, and inspirational for non-profits; intense and authoritative for movie trailers; sophisticated, cultured, and classy for luxury products; announcer and excited for promos; clear and "guy next door" for commercials; smooth and natural for on-camera appearances; and upbeat, happy, and natural for whiteboard/explainer/animation projects.

Todd's voice skills and key word descriptions include: Aggressive, Announcer, Attitude, Authentic, Authoritative, Baritone Voice, Bass Voice, Believable, Bold, Broadcaster, Business, Calming, Caring, Casual, Cheerful, Classy, Clean, Clear, Comforting, Compassionate, Conversational, Corporate, Cultured, Deep Voice, Dramatic, Dynamic, Educational, Energetic, Engaging, Executive, Expressive, Fatherly, Friendly, Genuine, Gravelly, Guy Next Door, Happy, Hard Sell, High Energy, Honest, Hopeful, Impact, Informative, Instructional, Interviewer, Kind, Knowledgeable, Luxury, Masculine, Mature, Medical, Mellow, Midwestern, Motivational, Natural, Non-Announcer, Personal, Polished, Positive, Powerful, Professional, Reassuring, Regular Guy, Regular Joe, Relaxed, Sarcastic, Sensitive, Serious, Simple, Sincere, Smooth, Soft Sell, Soft Spoken, Soothing, Sophisticated, Storyteller, Strong, Technical, Tough, Thoughtful, Trustworthy, TV Host, Upbeat, Uplifting and Warm.

Client List:
AT & T
Rolls Royce
Outback Steakhouse
Master Card
Mercedes Benz

Todd is experienced in all types of work, including radio ads, TV ads, commercials, web videos, internet videos, business videos, medical videos, law videos, car/automotive videos, whiteboard, animation, explainer, how-to videos, non-profit, demos, sizzle-reels, trailers, movie trailers, corporate, industrial, narration, telephone on hold and phone messages, training videos, podcast presentations, Elearning, and documentaries.

Todd is fun, creative, easy to work with, professional, reliable, and all together a regular "guy next door."

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
• Documentaries
• Movie and game trailers
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)
• Cartoon/Animation

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 have Phone Patch in my studio
• I have Source Connect 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

Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer

• I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks

My Home Base

Madison, Wisconsin, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Jim Nance
Bob Costas
Dan Hicks
Denis Leary
Western Character/Cowboy
North American-Neutral
North American-Midwestern

My Voice Experience

Todd has been in the media industry for over three decades and a fulltime voice-actor for over 5 years. He has recorded, edited and produced thousands of radio, TV, corporate and e-learning projects. He's worked with all sorts of clients: from Fortune 500 companies to local start ups, from global nonprofit organizations to agencies just around the corner, and he's done e-learning and corporate training for some of the most well-known companies in the world.

My Training

Todd Barsness has been a professional voice talent for more than 35 years. He is able to use his oral abilities to teach, train, inform, and inspire. He prides himself on being trustworthy, credible, warm, and believable, all descriptions clients use to describe not only Todd’s voice but also his character.

My Studio Equipment

Neumann TLM 102 microphone; Focusrite Microphone Processor; RME Babyface Pro Audio interface; Pro Tools 12; Source Connect; Whisperroom recording studio.

Additional Skills

Todd's clients find him professional and very easy to work with.

Payment Methods Accepted

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

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Professional and Trustworthy--Commercial Demo #4

Explainer/Animation: Natural, Genuine, Friendly

Narration Demo

Movie Trailer (Deep Voice, Gravelly, Dramatic)

Documentary (National Hockey League)

Strong, Deep Voice, Confident, Assertive, Bold

SAP Analytics (Confident, Trustworthy, Corporate)

Mercedes-Benz (Smooth, Sophisticated, Polished)

Radio Commercial (Smooth, Clear, Warm, Authentic)

Guy Next Door, Upbeat, Confident, Trustworthy

Authentic, Soft Sell, Trustworthy, Sophisticated

Kwik Fill Coffee (Baritone, Relaxed, Smooth)

Explainer/Animation, Friendly, Happy

Sophisticated, Luxury, Cultured, Professional

PGA Tour (Professional, Natural, Confident)

California Department of Managed Health Care

Natural, Believable, Educational (Explainer)

Expressive, Engaging, Personal

Car Commercial: Hard-Sell, Impact, Attitude

Narration: Conversational, Guy Next Door

Medical, Deep Voice, Impact

Non Profit Fundraiser, Inspiring, Professional

Relaxed, Conversational, Guy Next Door, Natural

Sarcastic, Aggressive, Masculine, Attitude

Western Character/Cowboy, Professional, Fun

Upbeat, Energetic, Attention Grabbing

Authentic, Sincere, Soothing, Polished

Instructional, Smooth, Informative

Polished, Smooth, Instructional

Happy, Upbeat, Educational

Clear, Trustworthy, Friendly

Calming, Smooth, Professional

Trustworthy, Smooth, Professional

Todd Barsness: Clear, Authentic, Believable

Authentic, Conversational, Instructional

Smooth, Relaxed, Guy Next Door

Conversational, Smooth, Professional

Todd Barsness: Commercial Demo #3

Todd Barsness: Commercial Demo #2

Todd Barsness: Commercial Demo #1

Whiteboard/Explainer Video/Animation Demo

On-Camera Greeting