Thom Wilkins

Warm Documentary Narrator Atlanta, GA Storyteller

Voice Description

What happens when you grow up in Okinawa, Oklahoma, Georgia, Texas, Germany, and California and and work in Houston, San Francisco, London, Mexico City, Singapore, Tokyo, Geneva, Stuttgart, and settle in the Deep South?

THOM Wilkins-Full time professional voice-over talent. A well traveled storyteller, Natural, Storyteller. Smooth, Sincere, Professional, Friendly, Authoritative, Honest, Passionate, Trustworthy, Sexy. Thom has a rich, avuncular voice, deep honey-coated voice, the American spirit in his voice, Thom conveys sincerity, warmth and credibility. Baritone, smooth and friendly, to smoky Southern. A good neighbor, friend, adviser, honest, sincere, conversational...

Expanded Voice Description: US English, Contemporary, Warm, Guy next door, Real, Full, Rich, Resonant, Warm inviting documentary narrator. Thom's range has qualities that can be reminiscent of Hal Riney, Mason Adams, Morgan Freeman, Wilford Brimley, Tom Bodett, Vincent Price, Tom Bosley

Characters: Western, Southern, Southwest, Cowboy, Rancher, Old Man, Crypt Keeper, Dracula, Witch, Santa, Wizard, many more.

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
• Audiobooks
• Videogames
• Documentaries
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers
• Podcasts
• Adult content

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

• Jobs for SAG-AFTRA (US) signatories

My Union Affiliations and Memberships

SaVoa SaVoa

My Recording and Delivery Capabilities

• I have ISDN in my studio
• 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
• 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
• 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

, Georgia, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Neutral, Mid-Atlantic, Southern, British, Indian, German, others

My Voice Experience

Broadcasting - First Class Engineer
Broadcast Radio,
WRBL FM - Easy Listening,
FM - Progressive Rock,
CBS Affiliate Network Television,
Corporate Network Television,
Booth Announcing,
News,
Commercials,
Radio, DJ,
Voice-over work,
Corporate Presentations,
Distance Learning and Education
Narration and Documentaries
Product Demonstrations,
Executive Presentations,
Imaging,
Corporate Training
Interactive Television

Read to PowerPoint, Video, Audio; MPEG Editing and Encoding, New Media and Multimedia Creative Design, Development and Programming, Interactive Television. Flash and Multi Media, Voice Tracking, Production Sound Scoring, Video Editing, Audio Editing, Digital Media encoding.

My Training

Broadcast / Audio Engineer - First Class Radiotelephone Certificate, AM, FM Commercial Radio and TV,Corporate Spokesman, Live programming - television news and events,

Voice-over work, International Speaker, Technology Spokesman - Hewlett Packard Company, Distance Learning Educator, E-Learning w PowerPoint , multi-media and Internet media design, audio/video - production facility design.

Voice Master PSR-Method, Bert Decker Voice Coaching.

My Studio Equipment

Private professional ISDN studio: Musicam Prima 220 CODEC

Cardiod Microphones: Neumann U-87 Ai, Numann TLM-49, Telefunken U-47 with M7 Capsule and VF14 tube, Manley Reference Cardiod with NOS tube, Audio Technica 4060 w 1961 NOS Amperex tube, Sennheiser MKH-60 Sennheiser MKH 416 shotguns

Outboard Equipment D W Fearn VT-1 Tube Preamp and D W Fearn VT-4 Tube Equalizer, Teletronix-LA-2A Compressor/Limiter, Avalon 737SP Tube Preamp w 1959 Amperex PQ NOS tubes, Great River ME-1NV Preamp, Great River EQ-1NV Equalizer, Symetrix 528 Preamp, FocusRight VoiceMaster Pro Preamp. M-Audio Delta 1010, Apogee Rosetta 200 Mastering A/D-D/A, Fostex D20B DAT with timecode, Mackie LM3402, Mackie DFX12, Mackie HR824 Studio Monitors, Dorroughs Meters, Mogami Quad Cable

Software: ProTools 7, Samplitude Pro 9, Universal Audio UAD-1 DSP processor and Plug-ins, Mackie Universal Control, Tranzport Control, Adobe Audition, Sony Vegas, Source-Connect, Source-Live.

Sound Effects Library over 45,000 Sound Effects, Royalty Free Music Library - over 6000 music tracks, Royalty Free

Voice-over booth with LENRED Bass Traps and full acoustic treatment

Sessions: ISDN CDQPrima 220 Digital Audio Codec, Symetrix TI-101 Phone Patch and Source-Elements: Source Connect /Source Elements- Live) for real-time session review/ approval and online direction.

Delivery: Hi-Speed DSL with Fast FTP Upload/Download, ISDN codec / Source Connect to ProTools, Source-Live, CD-ROM, DAT, MP3, WAV, AIFF, or client specified format,

Quick turnaround - usually within hours, minutes if necessary. I am available day or night, weekdays, or weekends, regular hours or after hours.

Additional Skills

Hot Applications:
Source-Connect, Audio ads, Google Audio Advertisement, Google ads, Audio ad production, Web audio advertising, Podcast advertising, serial storytelling, stories for pod casting, Audio on your website, Audio for e-mail, e-mail audio advertising.

Newmedia Design and production with all forms of digital media including: Flash design, Web site design, graphics design, streaming media creative design, production, editing, music, scoring and sound production, audio production, video production, video-for-Web encoding, WBT, Web Based Training, e-learning , Scriptwriting, Scripts, Direction, TV Director, Video Editing, Audio Editing, Production Music, Stingers, Bumpers, Imaging, Messages, Messages-on-hold, IVR, web narration, Flash Narration, Podcasting, Show, Venue, and Casino Announcements

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Voice expanded descriptions based on Thom’s delivery capabilities – and is provided for search matches and lead matching purposes)

Thom can provide readings from a warm, natural, educated read to hard sell automotive type reads. Thom has a versatile voice with experience in radio TV and corporate narration. He delivers energetic clear reads with a refined precise delivery that is suitable for the Euro community. Wilkins can deliver dialects and specialty voices from a smoky Southerner with a slight drawl to a wide variety character voices and accents neutral Mid Atlantic to British, Indian German, Southern Texas to Midwest to monster truck, friend or adviser.

Thom’s voice has been described resonant, powerful, deep, polished, soothing, clean, neighborly, trustworthy, truthful, vigorous, inspiring, approachable, fun, open, intelligent, genuine, compassionate, mild, profound, kind, and welcoming to dramatic, scary, frightening, horror with qualities of Vincent Price, foreboding and edgy, to grave or with gravitas, it can even be heavy dusty and gritty.

Thom is a full time voiceover talent with production expertise. Thom has experience in training video narration from voice overs to full productions using an extensive studio library of royalty free music and special effects libraries. And can produce anywhere from simple background music to intricate fully produced musical scores timed to video images.

Thom produces broadcast quality audio with a fast turnaround and at reasonable rates. Some of the programming Thom has provided for clients include: professional commercials, sales, trade show presentations, voice mail and on hold phone messaging.

Thom has a strong work ethic, provides consistent and dependable service with a textured baritone vocal range from friendly and intimate to commercial, matter–of-fact delivery.

Wilkins can deliver fact based and factual, authoritative business instructional presentations taking on an institutional or academic educational or teacher’s role. Thom is easy to understand from convincing credible and trusty, from soft to screaming, from announcer, or sports announcing to a silly, humorous and entertaining, amusing comical fun delivery.

Thom has a great range from auto guy, to neighbor next door, from real and conversational to news delivered by a newscaster or documentary style narrator, Wilkins can be a venue, or show announcer, from luxurious reassuring and rich, gentle and concerned to sophisticated storytelling.

Thom Wilkins is a well traveled storyteller with some of the vocal qualities and delivery pacing range and and characteristics of Hal Riney, Sam Elliott, Morgan Freeman, Mason Adams, Wilford Brimley, Hal Holbrook, Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, Boris Karloff, Donald Sutherland, and Gene Hackman, Frank Langella, Geofrey Rush or a "vintage-retro" feel with qualities of Orson Welles, William Conrad and Edward R Murrow.

Payment Methods Accepted

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• Wire transfers

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• Thom Wilkins was last active on Voice123 38 days ago

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