Todd Barsness

Guy Next Door, Deep Voice, Professional, Warm, Trustworthy, Sincere, Friendly, Believable, Confident, Strong

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, 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.

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

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
• Videogames
• Documentaries
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers
• Podcasts
• 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 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 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

Madison, Wisconsin, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Jim Nance
Denis Leary
Western Character
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 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.

Todd's voice skills and key word descriptions include: Aggressive, Announcer, Attitude, Authentic, Believable, Bold, Business, Calming, Caring, Casual, Cheerful, Clean, Clear, Comforting, Compassionate, Conversational, Corporate, Cultured, Deep Voice, Dynamic, Educational, Energetic, Friendly, Genuine, Gravelly, Guy Next Door, Happy, Hard Sell, Hopeful, Impact, Informative, Instructional, Kind, Luxury, Masculine, Mature, Mellow, Natural, Polished, Positive, Powerful, Professional, Reassuring, Regular Guy, Regular Joe, Relaxed, Sarcastic, Sensitive, Simple, Sincere, Smooth, Soft Sell, Soothing, Sophisticated, Storyteller, Strong, Tough, Thoughtful, Trustworthy, Upbeat, and Warm.

Some of his read styles can be compared both to the sarcastic voice of Denis Leary and the smooth, polished, professional, and guy next door voice of Jim Nance.

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, non-profit, demos, 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."

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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Todd Barsness: Commercial Demo #3

Strong, Deep Voice, Confident, Assertive, Bold

Explainer, Natural, Genuine, Friendly

SAP Analytics (Confident, Trustworthy, Corporate)

Guy Next Door, Confident, Trustworthy

Mercedes-Benz (Smooth, Sophisticated, Polished)

Soft Sell, Trustworthy, Sophisticated, Storyteller

Sophisticated, Luxury, Cultured, Professional

PGA Tour (Professional, Natural, Confident)

NHL Documentary (Polished, Professional)

California Department of Managed Health Care

Todd Barsness: Natural, Believable, Educational

Car Commercial: Hard-Sell, Impact, Attitude

Narration: Conversational, Guy Next Door

Todd Barsness: Medical, Deep Voice, Impact

Non Profit, Inspiring, Professional, Deep Voice

Relaxed, Conversational, Guy Next Door, Natural

Sarcastic, Aggressive, Masculine, Attitude

Todd Barsness: Commercial Demo #2

Todd Barsness: Narration Demo

Whiteboard/Explainer Video/Animation Demo

Todd Barsness: Commercial Demo #1

Western Character, Professional, Fun

Explainer/Animation, Friendly, Happy

Upbeat, Energetic, Attention Grabbing

Authentic, Sincere, Soothing, Polished

Todd Barsness: Instructional, Smooth, Informative

Todd Barsness: Polished, Smooth, Instructional

Todd Barsness: Happy, Upbeat, Educational

Todd Barsness: Clear, Trustworthy, Friendly

Todd Barsness: Calming, Smooth, Professional

Todd Barsness: Trustworthy, Smooth, Professional

Todd Barsness: Clear, Authentic, Believable

Authentic, Conversational, Instructional

Todd Barsness: Smooth, Relaxed, Guy Next Door