Sara Starling

British, BBC, polished, professional, magical, sensitive, trusted, grounded, assured, warm, calm, clear, friendly, elegant sensual, classy

Voice Description

Award winning professional native British female voice over.

Calm, clear trusted, assured, playful, polished, clear, friendly, classy, elegant, upmarket, charming, sensual, magical!
Fifteen years voicing for the BBC; ten years voicing for clients worldwide - & they keep coming back for more!
Own studio with ISDN, ipDTL, Source Connect NOW & 'phone patch & Skype.
Short turnarounds, flexible approach, easy to direct & equally happy to self-direct.

For further information & testimonials, visit https://www.linkedin.com/in/sarastarling or see my website http://www.sarastarling.co.uk/

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Baby
• Child
• Teenage Girl
• Young Adult Female
• Middle Age Female
• Senior Female

Language(s) of Which I Am a Native Speaker:

• English - British

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
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)
• Cartoon/Animation

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

Jobs for British Equity signatories Jobs for British Equity signatories

My Union Affiliations and Memberships

None

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

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

My Home Base

Stockport, United Kingdom

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Received pronunciation (RP); cockney; North of England; West country.

My Voice Experience

Over twenty five years industry experience.

National TV Commercials for The Co-operative, Dioralyte, Vileda

Radio commercials for National & local stations Global, Bauer & UKRD etc.

Corporates & Presentations for Volvo, Alere, Nikon, Samsung, Brussels Airport etc

Medical narration for Novo Nordisk, Leo Pharma, GSK, Janssen etc

Explainers for Workforce,BNP Paribas Fortis, TES, ING etc

Product Videos for Mothercare, Bosch, Dualit, Mira Showers etc

E-learning for Legal & General, BMW, Schlumberger, NGO's

On-hold for Ocado, Mothercare, Pure Gusto, Olympic Holidays & thousands of upmarket garages, hotels, spas & restaurants along with recruitment agencies, care homes, food & drink companies.

15 years experience in live broadcasting with the BBC announcing, newsreading & voicing promos across TV & Radio:

My Training

Nancy Wolfson - Braintracks Audio
BBC training
Drama Degree

My Studio Equipment

Auralex Acoustics Max Wall & Reflexion Filter.
Microphone: Neumann TLM 103
Edirol mic amp.
Adobe Audition
Audacity

ISDN:AudioTx Audio Communicator with a Fritz PCMCIA sound card.
Compatible with the following audio standards: MPeg
layer 2, MPeg layer 3 & G722.

ipDTL
Source Connect NOW
ISDN can also be used as a 'phone patch
Skype

Additional Skills

With over 25 years industry experience, I began my career as a Sound Engineer, spending five years at Broadcasting House in London. From that solid foundation, I went on to become an Announcer, Newsreader & Senior Channel Director, working across TV & Radio, I broke away to become a self-employed voice over in 2006.
I enjoy good relationships with my clients, fostering a team approach to ensure the best result.
Writing experience means I can lend a hand with scripts if required.
I'm happy to take direction, & equally happy to just 'get on with it'. Clients have commented on my rare ability to take direction so swiftly!
I am accustomed to dealing with complex scripts & tricky pronunciations, eg medical & technical terms & place names.

Having worked in live broadcasting, I work quickly & efficiently under pressure - short turnarounds can usually be accommodated.

Payment Methods Accepted

PayPal
• Credit cards
• Personal checks, cashier's checks, or money orders in my local currency
• Personal checks, cashier's checks, or money orders in any currency
• Wire transfers

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Demos
Sara Starling Commercial reel

Sara Starling Corporate reel

Sara Starling E-learning reel

Sara Starling IVR & telephone on-hold reel

Sara Starling - Medical Narration