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Claudio Lessa

Brasilia, Distrito Federal, BR


When speaking Brazilian Portuguese, I have what could be called a "universal" accent, since I grew up in Brasilia, where people from all Brazilian regions converted to. In other words, I don't have a regional accent when it comes to speaking Brazilian Portuguese.
When speaking English (U.S.), I have a slight foreign accent that some people pick up and some don't.


English (North American), English, Portuguese (Brazilian)

Voice Ages

Middle Aged (35-54)

Special Skills

Audiobooks, Business, Documentaries, Educational, Internet Video, Movie Trailers, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Television


Narration, Voice-Overs, On-Camera work in both English and Brazilian Portuguese since 1976. Also work done as a translator since 1976.



Apart from the formal training obtained during college (University of Brasilia), I had extensive on-the-job training at several broadcast organizations along my professional life, now spanning 40 years. From Globo Network (Brazil) to the Voice of America and CBS (U.S.), not to mention countless free-lance jobs along the way, I had the chance to advance perfecting my craft.



Blue Yeti USB Silver, Apogee 96k USB Mic, Sony ECM-55B, TC Helicon MP-75, GXL2200 Gold Diaphragm Cond Mic, ElectroVoice RE50, Sennheiser EW G3 100-P Series

Computer & Software

Apple MacPro, Garage Band, Logic, Final Cut Pro X

Special Equipment

Chroma-key studio, Canon HD camera, basic Final Cut Pro X editing

Delivery Methods

E-mail, FTP

Turnaround Time

Depending on the job, but mostly overnight.

Service Description

Having been a broadcast journalist for many years in Brazil and in the U.S. (as a correspondent), as well as a narrator for several programs shown on Brazilian television networks, my voice is reasonably well-recognized and admired by the Brazilian audience. To quote one producer I worked with in the U.S., I believe that my slight accent could lend a little bit of "charm" or "mystery" to the delivery of the text ("Where is that guy from?", they would ask without being able to pinpoint exactly...)

Voice Over Clients

CBS TeleNoticias Brazil
Voice of America, Brazilian Branch
Nature Conservancy
Manchete TV Network (Brazil)
Globo Network (Brazil)
Countless freelance jobs involving audio & video

Payment Terms

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