New York, New York, US
Before she was a voice over artist, before she was an actress, Bobbi Owens was a pop/rock singer. Maybe that’s the reason her voice is so rich and resonant! Over the past few years she’s lent her voice to various Commercial spots, Documentaries, Podcasts and even Phone systems. As an actress she often gets roles that require her to portray or mimic Oprah Winfrey, so much so she was asked to narrate one of Oprah’s Biographies for (Website hidden) – BUT don’t ask her to do anymore – she loves doing voiceovers but NOT audiobooks! One of Bobbi's favorite voice-over sessions however was voicing "Female Worgen Vendor" for Blizzard Entertainment's World of Warcraft - "Cataclysm" And although she’s African American, her voice is clearly NON-Urban, in fact it’s quite Polished, Powerful & Professional – an Educated Sound. Other adjectives used to describe Bobbi’s voice are Warm, Lyrical, Elegant, Bright & Upbeat w/lots of smile, Friendly, Sassy, "Divaesque", Spokesperson. Bobbi’s Specialty: Voice “Acting” & Comedic Partner Reads. Bobbi is a featured writer/reporter on several nationally syndicated radio programs reaching over 17-million listeners, and is regularly heard on: ABC, CBS, FOX Radio, Business Talk Radio, and other syndicated programs across the U.S. If you want to see as well as hear some of Bobbi’s voiceovers please also log onto:
English (North American), English
North American, US African American, US General American (GenAm), US New York (New Jersey, Bronx, Brooklyn)
Middle Aged (35-54), Young Adult (18-35)
Animation, Business, Documentaries, Educational, Internet Video, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Television, Videogames
In 2004, Bobbi started training and working as a Commercial Voiceover Artist. Already an Actress and Singer, voiceovers seemed the next logical step. Since then, Bobbi has expanded into Narrations, Industrials, documentaries, film, web VOs, and IVR/Phone messages and systems. Verizon, Siemens, HBO, NPR, PBS, Time Warner, and HGTV like Bobbi's style. And, that style is Polished, Powerful & Professional. African American, NON-Urban, warm, rich, lyrical, elegant, bright & upbeat w/lots of smile. A friendly, sassy, "Divaesque", spokesperson. That's Bobbi
Her Specialty: Voice Acting & Comedic Partner Reads.
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AKG Perception 200, Electro-Voice RE 27
Computer & Software
Sony SoundForge 9, Adobe Audition CS6
Focusrite 2i2, Presonus Mic Pre
ipDTL,FTP, We Transfer,,DropBox,Google Drive, CD, E-mail
African American NON-Urban, Polished, Powerful & Professional - Educated Sound. Voice Quality: Warm, Rich & mezzo, Smooth & Flexible with a diverse range, Lyrical, Elegant, Bright & Upbeat w/lots of smile, Friendly, Sassy, "Divaesque", Spokesperson.
Specialty: Voice Acting & Comedic Partner Reads.
World of Warcraft - "Cataclysm" - Female Worgen Vendor
PBS (TV) - The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize Honoring Smokey Robinson - Announcer
The Oprah Winfrey Bio for (Website hidden)
Voice of Siemens Answers - National TV & Web
The ESPN documentary - License to Thrive: Title IX at 35.
VO for HBO's "Big Love" series Installation in NYC & LA
Additional Key Words
Non-Regional Polished Powerful Confident Educated Serious Direct Announcer Communicative Exhibit Accurate Authoritative Convincing Credible Trusty Positive
Natural Humorous Entertaining Amusing Pleasant Sassy Comical Funny
Cheering Sarcastic Energetic Enthusiastic Excited Jazzy Secure Dramatic Upbeat
Assured Bold Finished Silky Upscale Plush Telling
... Oh, I wanted to compliment Bobbi Owens. She sounds great for my format (Bright AC) and she's a great up and coming African-American announcer. I really like hearing her do the forecast for us on the weekends. Please let her know I appreciate her hard work for us.WMRO-AM, Magic 1560
WMRO-AM, Magic 1560
Voice Over Clients
A PARTIAL list:
Bausch + Lomb
Library of Congress Gershwin Prize - Smokey Robinson (PBS)
The Oprah Winfrey Bio for (Website hidden)
Blizzard Entertainment (World of Warcraft)
Time Warner Cable
Habitat for Humanity
Fiama Di Wills Shampoos (Bangkok)
here! On Demand Network
Diageo (Educational CD)
CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Russell Simmons (The Rush Card)
Duly Noted Wedding Guide
UBH (United Behavioral Health)
Voice of IVR system: Washington State Department of Transportation
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