Warm, Believable and Sincere my voice has been described by clients as Professional, Husky and Articulate. I focus on Complete Customer Satisfaction by tailoring my services to fit your SPECIFIC needs. My goal is to develop long term, mutually beneficial, relationships with each one of my clients.
English (North American), English
North American, US Cajun (Creole, Bayou), US South (Deep South, Dixie, Delta)
Middle Aged (35-54)
Animation, Audiobooks, Business, Documentaries, Educational, Internet Video, Jingles, Movie Trailers, Music, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Television, Videogames
I developed an interest in speech and drama early in life. Got my first "on air" radio job when I was just 17 years old. I went on to spend twelve years as a full time radio announcer, on-air personality and listener relations specialist. I worked for a total of five radio stations during that time in the Austin,Texas and San Antonio, Texas markets.
I've also done some booth announcing at KVUE-TV-the NBC affiliate in Austin and appeared on camera at KLRN-TV and KMOL-TV in San Antonio and appeared in an interview segment on "The Peoples Court in New York City.
My voice over experience includes-
voice overs for both radio and television
Internet Voice overs
I have extensive experience in multi-track recording and mixing.
I am a published songwriter with songs published through The Paramount Group-Nashville, Tennessee, Hollywood Artists Records-Los Angeles,Ca. and Hilltop Records.
I was fortunate to have the chance to interview many well know country artists during my radio career both at the Grand Old Opry in Nashville and back home in San Antonio. I had the chance to talk with legends like Hank Thompson and Conway Twitty as well as Reba McEntire, The Judds, Eddy Rabbit, The Kendals, Exile and others. I also MC'ed many concerts introducing everyone from George Straight to Alan Jackson, Dwight Yoakam and Randy Travis. I interviewed Alabama at the Farm-Aid Concert in Austin Texas.
I wrote,performed and produced "on-air jingles for my weekly Texas music radio show called "The Lone Star Hour". This was a show that I created and hosted that featured live performances "on-air" by artists from Texas. It was simulcast on AM and FM live from the Farmers Daughter for a year and enjoyed a five year run on Great Country 68 KKYX AM.
I have been fortunate to have the opportunity to create many memorable and enriching experiences in my career and I look forward to a new and exciting chapter through my association with Voices.com that will produce many more!
I studied Real Estate, Marketing and Negotiations in College with the greatest emphasis placed on Marketing and how to attract the targeted demographic through customized ad campaigns.
This is a skill I had already been honing during my 12 years of real world experience in the broadcast media.
I also believe in continuing education as a way to improve my voice over and presentation skills. Some of the topics of my continuing education include...
How to be a better public speaker
The three "ates" of proper speech, enunciate,articulate,communicate.
Multi-track recording and how to properly use effects in production.
How to identify and relate to different personality types and the importance of tailoring your approach to get the best results.
Vocal exercises that build and strengthen the voice.
The psychology of emotional connections.
Though I have learned a great deal over the years studying ways to improve my vocal skills, I feel like there is always room for improvement and will continue to look for ways to grow as a voice talent through new challenges and continuing education.
Audio Technica AT2020 Cardiod Condenser Microphone,CAD GXL 2400 Studio Microphone,Studio Projects B1 Single Diaphram Condenser Microphone, Two Peavy PVM 38 Microphones.
Computer & Software
Compaq/300 Ghz hard drive/Intel R dual core CPU-T5800 @ 2 Ghz/4 Ghz Random Access Memory
Lazertrax Royalty Free 500 track production library,Music 2 Hues, Inc 800 track Royalty Free production library, Applied Research and Technology Studio MP microphone pre-amplifier
e-mail, standard mail
24 to 48 hours
Delivery of edited and finished voice tracks
Can deliver fully produced radio commercials
Addition of music tracks
Addition of sound effects
David Allen is an extraordinary talent. He is as pleasant as he is professional, and I would use him again in a second--in fact, he is now my first choice for all of my audio work. I highly recommend him to anyone who needs the job done right.Dr. David J. Lieberman,Phd.
Dr. David J. Lieberman
New York Times Bestselling Author of Never Be Lied to Again
"David Allen is a wonderful vocal talent, who has been prompt and communicative every step of the way. He delivered quality work quickly, and I have absolutely no complaints. If you need that deep, smooth voice then David is your man!"
“Heroes of Hardstyle” Project
"For the past several years David Allen has performed as an on-air personality with KKYX AM & FM. David Has built an enviable record as a well-liked personality, with both his listeners and fellow employees. He has a particularly effective way of communicating one-on one with honesty and credibility. This characteristic carries with him outside the studio where he is representing the Station. In addition, he knows his way around the production studio as an announcer and musician--producing both standard commercials and promo cuts as well as original tracks."
Group Vice President and General Manager
Great Country 680AM & 106.7FM KKYX
"Please accept my recommendation of David Allen who worked for KVET/KASE 101-Austin as an announcer/on-air personality and voice over talent.
David's responsibilities included vioceovers and production of commercials, promos, liners and various production elements used to promote our stations and our clients. He also excelled at live on-stage appearances,live remote broadcasts, interviews with the stars, show prep and maintained a professional appearance and attitude when representing the stations."
Kvet/Kase AM & FM
"Please accept my recommendation of David Allen who has done a tremendous job as an air personality/production-voiceover talent for KLLS and KKYX AM & FM for the past six years. David worked very hard in developing, researching and producing "The KKYX Lone Star Hour", which aired every weeknight from 7-8PM. This specialty programming featured the music of Texas by Texans. David often featured interviews with Texas artists like Holly Dunn, Buck Owens and the Texas Tornadoes along with their music. He would also have some artists perform live in-studio on the show.
David's other responsibilities included production and voice overs for a ton of station promos, live remote broadcasts and numerous station appearances. His performance in all areas has been outstanding. He is a team player as well. David is very hard working and a super person as well."
Carl J. Becker
KKYX AM & FM
San Antonio, Texas
Working with David Allen has been an absolute pleasure.Tommy Scott Sorensen - Denmark.
David was 100% professional, took directions well and made changes accordingly. David made the whole project very easy for everybody. Responses were fast and the quality of the work was impeccable.
We couldn´t have hoped for a better partner on our project and we warmly recommend everybody to try working with David.
We very much look forward to working with David again.
"David Allen is a high level professional. He made our promo story come alive! He works fast, he is flexible, very directable, and more importantly reliable. The sound files are high-quality without noise. When working on a fast schedule all these things matter. We’re super happy and gonna use him ever after!www.musiclogg.com
Voice Over Clients
Dr. David J. Lieberman
Wagon Media, U.K.
Nikkita Bradette- "Heroes of Hardstyle"
Tommy Scott Sorensen - Denmark
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