Tom Bishop

Authoritative, Sincere, polished, warm, calming

Voice Description

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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
• IVR, voicemail, phone systems, and on-hold messages
• Training, business presentations, sales, and web sites
• Audiobooks
• Videogames
• Documentaries
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers
• Podcasts
• Adult content
• Songs
• 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 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

, Ohio, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

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My Voice Experience

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My Training

Kent State University, WKSU FM
The Cleveland Sight Center Network, CSCN

My Studio Equipment

Pro Tools LE 8.0
Wavelab Essential 6
Mbox 2
M-Audio AV-40 Monitors
Blue Mouse Mic
AKG-140 Mic
EV-676 Mic
Se Reflection Mic Filter
Sennheiser HD 280 Headphones
Sennheiser PC-165 Headset
WireReady N S I Quick Recorder

Additional Skills

Thomas A. Bishop

An electronic enthusiasts since the age of six when Tom started building Heath Kits, Tom was active at Woodbury Junior High School, Shaker Heights, OH, in Electronic Engineers Club, Stage Crew, and Projection Crew. Tom earned his Novice Amateur Radio license (WN8WAQ) in 1967 while a high school Junior and a member and an officer of the Westlake High School Amateur Radio Club (WA8VUA). He was also involved in the High School Drama Club. Next he earned his third class commercial radio telephone license with broadcast endorsement in anticipation of college where he participated at Kent State University’s WKSU FM as both a Broadcast Engineer and Announcer. Tom has a diverse background in electronics, telecommunications, integrated home control (home automation), lighting control, custom audio/video, Home Theater and, boardroom multimedia and control.

At the beginning of his career, Tom worked for Ohio Bell telephone as an installer/repairman for seven years. While at Ohio Bell, Tom earned his Private Pilot’s License in 1972, then, he added on Instrument & Multi-Engine Ratings finally upgrading to a commercial pilot’s license in 1974. He then spent two years in the Helicopter Charter Business as Vice President of Operations for Vertol Aviation Inc. In 1977 he started a thirteen year career with Parker Hannifin Corporation’s Aerospace Group representing Parker Aerospace, Cleveland Wheels & Brakes, and Airborne, where he held various staff, Division Marketing and Sales positions.

In 1990 Tom started TABCOM, Inc., a company pioneering the application of integrated home controls (home automation), custom audio/video, THX home theater, Local Area Networks, and telephone systems. He is a Certified THX Home Theater Designer & Installer, has been a member of CEDIA ( Custom Electronic Designers and Installers Assoc.), HAA (Home Automation Assoc.), and has been Certified by Joe Kane of the ISF (Image Science Foundation).

Tom holds memberships in the AOPA (Aircraft Owners and Pilots Assoc.) and is Life Member in the NRA (National Rifle Assoc.), OFCC (Ohioans for Conceled Carry), LEARA (Lake Erie Amateur Radio Assoc. as Board Member & Vice President), Former member of SREL (Sandusky Radio Experimental Leauge), SYC ( Sandusky Yacht Club), Ohio Lake Front Property Owners Assoc., AMA (Academy of Model Aeronautics). Tom has also served as President of The Gatehouse Estates Home Owners Association and in 1992 was a charter member of the board of directors on the Helitron project, a development project for specialized lighting therapy systems that help with the treatment of the SAD syndrome and the creation of indoor artificial sunlight. In 1997 Tom graduated from the Case Western Reserve, Weatherhead School of Management’s Professional Fellows Program and upon completion, was inducted into the Society of Professional Fellows. He served as President of the Case Weatherhead Society of Professional Fellows from 1997 – 2002.

Closing his Business, TABCOM, Inc, due to the poor economies of 1999, 2000, 2001, dot Com bust and aftermath of 9/11 he retired for the time being in 2002.

Tom then decided to return to his long time interests in Amateur Radio earning both his Technicians License, KC8WCJ, in March and General License, W8TAB, in April of 2003. In less than a year he enrolled in a winter 2004 license study class, tested and earned an upgrade to the Amateur Extra License. The Amateur Extra is the highest class amateur radio license attainable. He was also elected to the office of Trustee in May 2004 and sits on the Board of the Lake Eire Amature Radio Association, LEARA. In 2005/6/7 he was elected to Vice President and Program Chairman for LEARA. He also belongs the the USS COD Amateur Radio Club which broadcasts from the radio room of the World War II Submarine in the Cleveland inter harbor.Tom also does volunteer public relations for the Brookpark Team Elite Prescision Roller Skating Team who are ranked number one in the nation for the 6th time in their category. He has recently(4/08) started volunteering weekly as a reader on CSCN FM, the radio station for the Cleveland Sight Center which serves the sight impared.

For Exercise Tom roller skates 3 to 4 times a week and has been taking lessons for four and a half years now. In March of 2006 he earned his first bronze bar in team dance and in Nov. of 2006 he earned his second bronze bar.

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