I have an alluring deep and fruity soft and empathetic voice.I have a well pronounced English Lake District accent which is spitired, smooth and sexy giving a beautiful presence to any show. I have a warm smooth English voice - A personifaction of the Magestic Lakeland Hills and Dale.
My voice has been used for over 60 documentaries for ITV regional documentaries ranging from wildlife documentaries, current affairs, stately homes and nostalgic archive series. I am also a news reader and documentary presenter.
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My voice is deep, husky and young. I provide different styles of coninuity from childrens to late night for Film 24 on Sky TV.
My voice is trustworthy, authoratitive with a personal warmth that is perfect for commercials. I voice commercials for ITV Border.
My voice has clarity and was also used for the external answering service for ITV Border.
I have worked in TV Broadcasting for 14 years. I have a thorough practical knowledge of what is required for broadcast when it comes to narration either for promos, documentaries or live continuity and live News. I understand the importance of that special voice that is needed to make a broadcast : be it a commercial, documentary, promo, coninuity - perfect. I understand how to make my voice, through tone and inflection, tell a story that keeps a viewer or listener rivveted to the spot. My voice is one that is easy to listen to, comforting, reassuring, warm, smooth and sexy and I can also deliver hard hitting serious voices with authority and clarity.
I can be light hearted and bubbly for commercials and slick, smooth and earthy for documentaries and promos. I do not need coaching or direction as I am also skilled in these fields, having performed myself for many years and coached others. Also as a producer/ director for television documentaries and know what is expected and what I would expect in quality from a voice over talent.
I am very creative. I pitch ideas to commssioning editors, develop ideas and deliver to tight broadcast deadlines. I am always bursting with fresh ideas and very happy to contribute my skills to a production.
English, English (British)
Middle Aged (35-54), Young Adult (18-35)
Audiobooks, Business, Documentaries, Educational, Internet Video, Jingles, Movie Trailers, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Television, Videogames
I have worked in the Television Broadcasting Industry in England for 14 years for ITV. ITV is a public service network of British commercial television broadcasters, set up under the Independent Television Authority (ITA) to provide competition to the BBC. ITV is the oldest commercial television network in the UK. I worked for ITV Border as a continuity announcer, childrens presenter. I read the daily news bulletins for 10 years. I have narrated and/or presented the following documentary series for ITV Border:
Home Sweet Stately Home- Lifestyle series on statley homes
Nature Watchers- Wildlife Series
Trailblazing- out and about lifestyle series
The Way We Were - an ITV Archive nostalgia series
How Safe Is My Riding- motrbike safety/current affairs
Vets- Lifestyle/ Wildlife
In March 2009 I turned Freelance Voice over Artist/Presenter and Producer /Director/ Presenter
I voice commercials for ITV regions.
I provide continuity for Film 24 on Sky. I narrate aquired series documentaries for Film 24.
My narration and production for ITVs The Way We Were won me the Best Archive Series ING Award 2007 which I collected at the Savoy Hotel in London
My voice is used on the external telephone answering
service/ directory for ITV Border.
In my career I have been versatile and presented and narrated many genres and styles of programming to which my voice can adapt easily. I have also trained other presenters and voice coached many staff for ITV including new presenters.
My voice has been used for hotel promotional videos like Relais and Chateaux in the Magnificent English Lake District
I have voiced web videos for Interantional Oil and Gas Companies, Spanish Real Estate web videos, televsion and radio adverts and telephone system in the USA.
I have a BA( (Website hidden)) in English Literature from Queen Mary and Westfield College, The University of London.
I have always worked in broadcasting. I have provided live continuity and news bulletins since 1994.
I have also narrated and presented over a hundred documentaries as my job for ITV Border was a staff presenter / producer.
I also produced and voiced promos for ITV Border and ITV Tyne Tees.
Since March 2009 when I became freelance I have set up my own home studio and provide raw voices for ITV regional commercials and I also provide finished and packaged pre - recorded continuity for Film24 ( which I script, voice and edit and send).
I also present documentaries and can provide the narration for these from my home studio.
I provide raw voice overs for commercials from my home studio.
Audio Technica AT4033aSM Cardioid Condenser Microphone Inc Shockmount
Alan & Heath 12 Zed FX mixer and pre amp
via email or ftp
I can provide directed , finished and edited voice files via email or FTP as Wav or MP3 files from my studio.
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