Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, US
Trustworthy, authoritative, warm and rich voice with sincere delivery. Ken McCaleb is perfect for television commercials. The subtle persuasion and performance of his voice is consistently relatable, energetic and accurate. He can gently attract customers into purchasing your product and grow to love your brand. He can also customize his voice to suit any age group from the youngest child to a mature senior citizen.
Middle English, English, Old English
Italian American, Jewish, Native American (Indian), North American, US General American (GenAm), US Mid-Atlantic, US Midwest (Chicago, Great Lakes), US New England (Boston, Providence), US New York (New Jersey, Bronx, Brooklyn), US South (Deep South, Dixie, Delta), US South West (Texas), US West Coast (California, Portland), US Western
Child (5-12), Middle Aged (35-54), Senior (55+), Teen (13-17), Young Adult (18-35)
Animation, Audiobooks, Business, Documentaries, Educational, Internet Video, Movie Trailers, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Television, Videogames
Producer/Director for United Nations Television (News & Media Division) on staff. I've recorded voiceovers/narrations with Maya Angelou, George Clooney, Angelina Jolie, Robert Redford, Yoko Ono, Stephen Spielberg and many other luminaries over the years. Now I'm featuring myself as a voice talent after coaching so many actors for so long. I've also worked on Reading Rainbow and Sesame Street as a freelancer. Prior to this I produced over 200 commercials for ScreenGems. In the 70's Herb Abramson (co-founder) of Atlantic Records taught me how to engineer records and soundtracks.
I really enjoy creating new voices for commercials and animation. I was also a member of the post production team that produced Pee Wee's Playhouse for CBS.
SVA School of Visual Arts (Majored in animation and media arts) BFA
High School of Art and Design (majored in animation)
New York School of Improvisation (attend workshops)
Jim Henson Muppet Institute/New York (puppet design and improvisation classes)
Neumann TLM 193
Computer & Software
MacBook Pro, XENYX Q1202 USB interface, Adobe Audition
Mackie 48 channel mixer, Antares auto tuner, Eventide Ultra-Harmonizer, Alesis HD recorder, Pro Tools 48 tracks with automation and lots of outboard effects.
Internet FTP, email, source connect, snail mail
I own the rights to over 4000 pieces of royalty free music which I can make available to my clients. I also have an excellent sound effects library. My turnaround time can be as short as one hour if needed. I won't be happy until my client is happy with the results we achieve while working together.
Winner of a Gold World Medal at the NY Film Festival for an episode of 21st Century titled Cambodia, A Quest For Justice (Documentary format) 1 hour broadcast in multiple languages.United Nations Television
Thanks Ken, for guiding my poem into the Smithsonian Museum. Maya Angelou.Smithsonian Museum
Voice Over Clients
UNTV (United Nations Television)
PBS, Reading Rainbow, 3-2-1 Contact and Sesame Street
CBS, Up To The Minute, Pee Wee's Playhouse
ScreenGems, The Edge of Night
Smithsonian Museum, Maya Angelou exhibit
US-UN Report (FOX/ABC) affiliate
WLEA 1480 AM radio
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