Hamburg, New York, US
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
English, English (North American), English (British), English (Irish), English (Scottish), English (Australian)
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
Middle Aged (35-54), Senior (55+), Young Adult (18-35)
Animation, Audiobooks, Business, Documentaries, Educational, Internet Video, Movie Trailers, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Television, Videogames
More than 35 years as a voice actor
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)
Sennheiser MKH 416 Shotgun Mic
Computer & Software
Adobe Audition 6.0 audio editor
email, ipDTL, Source Connect Now, Hightail.com, Dropbox.com, ftp, ISDN, CD
Turnaround narmally within 24 hours
I provide finished, edited voice-overs in a wide range of delivery styles, age ranges and characters.
Business website: (Website hidden)
“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
* Ocean Spray
* 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
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