3 Reviews

RUTH OAKES

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Highlights

Ruth Oakes voice is mature, warm, smooth. quirky and professional. Ruth is able to be conversational as well as authoritative. As "the other Dr. Ruth, she has been an invited public speaker and host of a call-in radio show. Her experience as a grandmother contributes to her motherly, nurturing voice presentation.

Languages

English (North American), English

Accent

North American, US Midwest (Chicago, Great Lakes), US South (Deep South, Dixie, Delta)

Ages

Middle Aged, Senior

Special Skills

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

Experience

RADIO TALK SHOW; I had a call in radio show at KFUO for two years, "ASK THE PSYCHOLOGIST"
RADIO PLAYS: On KTTR in (Phone hidden), we produced a series of radio plays for a general audience.
RADIO COMMERCIALS: I recorded commercials for a law firm in Saint Louis which significantly increased their business.
PUBLIC SPEAKING: I was an invited speaker for the AMERICAN CANCER ASSOCIATION, THE MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS ASSOCIATION,and THE AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION, ( BEHAVIORAL HEALTH GROUP) and many others.
Podcast series "Women Going Sane"

Credentials

Education

Ph.d. in clinical psychology from Saint Louis University in 1981
Voice over coach: Doriane Elliott
Voice over class: Shutupandtalk with Roger Becker
On-camera coach: Carrie Houk
Improv class: Samantha Jones
On Camera Classes at Actors Connection
Social Network Boot Camp with Lisa Gold
Advanced Voice Over Classes at Actors Connection

Studio

Microphone

Tascam interface with Bluebird microphone

Computer & Software

macintosh probook

Special Equipment

travel with macbook pro and snowball for on the road auditioning

Delivery Methods

email, cd,mp3

Turnaround Time

immediately

Service Description

I can provide immediate turn around for commercials, IVR systems, and other recording needs. I have access to a professional sound engineer for special jobs.

Voice Over Clients

I was given a 5 star rating by Jodie Cadieux, producer,
Rick Fosher, atty in Saint Louis, MO
narration in film "Divine"

Payment Terms

Payment to RUTH OAKES is made through Voices.com SurePay®, our escrow service that guarantees your project is completed to your satisfaction. Pay securely by Visa, Mastercard or PayPal through Voices.com and when your work is done, simply download the final files, and release funds to RUTH OAKES.

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Next Steps

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Business

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Television

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Radio

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Audiobooks

Business

Karl Productions, Inc. for Job #131458 Organ Donor Spot - Test Lines

Great read and quick response - thanks, Ruth!

Feb 1, 2015

Educational

Marilyn Morse for Job #30699 Divine

Ruth's voice was exactly what I asked for. She was very patient with overcoming some technical difficulties.

Jan 30, 2011

Educational

Branch Avenue for Job #22617 Home Health Aide Training Video

Sep 1, 2010