57 Reviews

Chris Nichter

Hamburg, New York, US

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Highlights

Voice Description: A Voice Actor specializing in creating unique and evocative Character Voices and impersonations/voice characitures, plus a polished Narrator capable of a wide variety of deliveries from warm and inviting, to fun and quirky, to hard-sell, offering a complete spectrum of emotions to bring life to scripts and sound "Real". Strong ability to connect with listener. In short, I'm like Gumby. You can mold me any way you like because I take direction extremely well. Experience: 33 year voice actor and radio voice veteran, having voiced and produced thousands of local and regional radio and TV commercials and promos, numerous National Radio commercials, Two feature-length documentaries for The National Geographic Wild Channel titled "Wild Mississippi" and "Florida Untamed", corporate industrial narrations (including Bayer, HP/Intel, GE and Siemens), an audio book of "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens, on-hold messages, voice mail greetings ,podcasts (including Bayer Corp) and web site voice overs, animated character voices for commercials, videos, voice dubbing for movies, and even the voice of a toy for Fisher-Price.

I've voiced pieces for companies in countries around the world, including Germany, Italy, England, Australia, The Netherlands, South Africa, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Canada and across the U.S. Have also appeared as the main characters in a few TV commercials, including one as a devil and an angel on my own shoulders.

* The commercial and promo voice for CBS 2 Chicago TV and WIVB-TV, Buffalo, NY

* Narrator for National Geographic Wild Channel's feature-length documentaries "Wild Mississippi" and "Florida Untamed"

* Narrator (including over 30 characters) for audio book of "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens

* The English voice for Bayer Corp podcasts and videos

* Voice of Han Solo for Stars Wars iPhone Video Game

* Voice of Detective Dawson in online CSI Mystery Games

* Narrator & Character voices of online Faithstream children's stories

Roles: Narrator, Announcer, Storyteller, Characters, Everyman, Guy Next door, Teacher, Spokesperson, Alpha Male

Styles; Conversational, Professional, Believable, Confident, Authentic, Informative, Authoritative, Upbeat, Warm, Laid-Back, Natural, Announcer, Articulate, Engaging, Friendly, Sincere

Languages

English, English (North American), English (British), English (Irish), English (Scottish), English (Australian)

Accent

Australian, British, Canadian, Canadian (Maritimes), Eastern European, England - London (Cockney, Estuary, East End), England - Received Pronunciation (RP, BBC), French, German, Indian (India), Irish, Italian, Italian American, Mexican, North American, Russian, Scottish, Spanish, Swedish, US Appalachia, US Cajun (Creole, Bayou), US General American (GenAm), US Mid-Atlantic, US Midwest (Chicago, Great Lakes), US New Orleans, US New York (New Jersey, Bronx, Brooklyn), US South (Deep South, Dixie, Delta), US South West (Texas), US Upper Midwest (Fargo, Minnesota), US Western

Ages

Middle Aged, Senior, Young Adult

Special Skills

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

Experience

More than 35 years as a voice actor

Credentials

Education

Associates Degree in TV/Radio Broadcasting,
2 Years with Voice Actors Workshop (Toni Silveri),
Cartoon Voices Workshops (Pat Fraley),
Audio Book Workshops (Pat Fraley),
Interactive Workshops (Pat Fraley),
Improv Workshop (Josh Brester)

Studio

Microphone

Sennheiser MKH 416 Shotgun Mic

Computer & Software

iMac

Special Equipment

Adobe Audition 6.0 audio editor

Delivery Methods

email, ipDTL, Source Connect Now, Hightail.com, Dropbox.com, ftp, ISDN, CD

Turnaround Time

Turnaround narmally within 24 hours

Service Description

I provide finished, edited voice-overs in a wide range of delivery styles, age ranges and characters.

Business website: (Website hidden)

Testimonials

“I have been producing audio for TV and radio for over 20 years, and I have rarely run across a voice talent with the range, professionalism, and depth of experience as Chris Nichter. A true asset to anyone’s arsenal of voices!”

— Shaun M. Mullins, owner, Propellerhead Media, Buffalo, NY. www.propellerheadmedia.com

“Chris Nichter is our go-to narrator for all manner of projects. It’s been our pleasure to work with him on several hours of commercial broadcast documentaries. He is not only professional, easy-going and collaborative, but Chris brings to the table an incredible range of voices. His versatility makes him a rare and valuable talent.”

– Brian Armstrong, President, Red Rock Films

“We must have auditioned over 300 hundred voices before finding Chris as our go to guy for commercial voiceovers. We needed someone with a wide range — a voice people could trust and not grow weary of. That’s Chris Nichter. He’s always made time and come through for us.”

— Michael J. Kotnaur, Sales Marketing Manager, Executive Producer, CBS 2, Chicago

“For many years Chris Nichter has voiced everything for the English Websites of BAYER AG. He has a powerful voice and returns the recorded files very fast. He is the most booked American voice over in our agency.”

— Rainer Maria Ehrhardt, President, www.worldwidevoices.de

“Chris was a blast to work with! He’s creative, a great collaborator and takes direction beautifully. I’d definitely recommend him.”

— Joshua Shabtai, Video Game Developer

“Chris was very professional and did a fantastic job voicing the character for my project. He responded to emails and messages very promptly, I was able to listen in via Skype during the recording session and he took direction well, and the finished files sounded great and were delivered much quicker than I anticipated. I look forward to working with him again.”

— Tanner Herriott, Producer, Tanner Herriott Productions

“Thank you for such superb work! Your attention to detail, and wonderful voice made for an amazing product!”

— Mark Shaefer, Client Services Manager, www.voices.com

Voice Over Clients

* National Geographic Wild Channel
* CBS-TV Channel 2, Chicago
* Bayer Corporation, Germany
* Charles Schwab Portfolios
* HTC One Cell Phones
* John Deere-Hitachi
* General Electric
* Konica-Minolta
* Ocean Spray
* Siemens
* HP/Intel
* USDA
* ADP
* Festool
* Prevagen
* RCN Cable
* Fisher Price
* Australian Gold
* Wyoming Tourism
* NCC Certified Nurses
* Cedar Park Amusement Parks
* Mossberg Patriot Hunting Rifle
* Prison Fellowship International
* TN Department of Transportation
* Trained Assassins TV Hunting Series

Payment Terms

Payment to Chris Nichter 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 Chris Nichter.

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Television

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Animation

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Documentaries

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Educational

Business

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Internet Video

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Movie Trailers

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Telephone

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Audiobooks

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Radio

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Television

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Educational

Brad Rivers for Job #303384 Knee Brace Animation Medical Explainer

Great to work with, responds very well to direction and offers creative influence.

Oct 16, 2018

Internet Video

Queue Brand Communications for Job #307089 NBP Variety Meats Video 1

Oct 9, 2018

Internet Video

Queue Brand Communications for Job #307884 NBP Variety Meats Video 2

Oct 9, 2018

Business

Chris Willig for Job #305721 Motivation Speech

Chris was very professional and great to work with. Was very quick to respond and was great with direction and feedback. Pleasure to work with.

Sep 27, 2018

Internet Video

Digital Brew for Job #304469 TVH Medicare

Sep 14, 2018

Business

TECHINT for Job #301745 Ternium Investors Video

Awesome professional, smooth process, super recommended.

Sep 12, 2018

Internet Video

Coronation for Job #298231 Living History Tour Narrator

Chris is a pro!

Aug 16, 2018

Television

Pretzel Logic Productions for Job #295999 Mission Possible: Ticking Clock

I would put 6 stars if they let me.

Jul 26, 2018

Animation

Image Studios, Inc. for Job #286348 Cyberben Vision Video_VO

Jun 21, 2018

Business

Clear-Coat for Job #286820 Instructional Video Voiceover for Mobile Outfitters

May 23, 2018

Business

Andrew Page for Job #281195 VO for Product Demo

Awesome job. Great voice! Very responsive to feedback. Will work with Chris again.

May 21, 2018

Business

Omnibased for Job #286339 Biz tel

great job -

May 16, 2018

Internet Video

George Wilson for Job #280281 VO for a launch video

May 14, 2018

Business

Voices.com (Tyler Smith) for Job #279820 Voices - Interactive Tech VO

Great work, thank you!

May 3, 2018

Business

Castelazo Content for Job #281705 Product Modernization Testimonial #3

Apr 22, 2018

Television

Joe Jestus for Job #278998 UNHCR Ella Updated American English

With a unique voice, and the ability to take direction very well, and it can't be overstated how much of a pleasure Chris is to work with. Not only would we hire him again, but we are going to keep him top of mind for anything else we do that he is a fit for. Top-notch talent to say the least!

Mar 29, 2018

Television

Joe Jestus for Job #279000 UNHCR Ella-Joseph Updated American English

With a unique voice, and the ability to take direction very well, and it can't be overstated how much of a pleasure Chris is to work with. Not only would we hire him again, but we are going to keep him top of mind for anything else we do that he is a fit for. Top-notch talent to say the least!

Mar 29, 2018

Television

Joe Jestus for Job #279002 UNHCR Emergency American Englsih

With a unique voice, and the ability to take direction very well, and it can't be overstated how much of a pleasure Chris is to work with. Not only would we hire him again, but we are going to keep him top of mind for anything else we do that he is a fit for. Top-notch talent to say the least!

Mar 29, 2018

Television

Mar 7, 2018

Educational

Bean Labs for Job #265777 Old Spanish Trail

Chris was a pleasure to work with. He is fast, easy to work with and very skilled. He hit the right notes and was able to offer variations which ultimately won over my client.

Jan 11, 2018