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.
English (North American), English
North American, US Midwest (Chicago, Great Lakes), US South (Deep South, Dixie, Delta)
Middle Aged (35-54), Senior (55+)
Animation, Audiobooks, Business, Documentaries, Educational, Internet Video, Movie Trailers, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Television, Videogames
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"
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
Tascam interface with Bluebird microphone
Computer & Software
travel with macbook pro and snowball for on the road auditioning
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"
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