Derek Botten

London, Ontario, CA • 11:19 PM Local Time

5.0 • 201 Reviews


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Commercial demo reel 2020 - honest, every man, guy next door, sincere, friendly, warm, persuasive, authentic
Radio 16

Derek Botten

Narration demo reel - informative, pleasant, engaging
Documentaries 15

Derek Botten

Derek Botten Commercial voices from guy next door to hardsell
Radio 13

Derek Botten

Vocal Skills


English (North American), English (British), English

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British, Canadian, England - London (Cockney, Estuary, East End), England - Received Pronunciation (RP, BBC), French, Irish, Italian, North American, Russian, Scottish, Scottish (Standard Scottish English), Spanish (International Spanish) Acento Neutro, US General American (GenAm), US Midwest (Chicago, Great Lakes), US New York (New Jersey, Bronx, Brooklyn), US South (Deep South, Dixie, Delta), US South West (Texas)

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Voice Ages

Young Adult (18-35), Middle Aged (35-54), Senior (55+)


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

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Turnaround Time

12 hours or less

Live Directed Sessions

Phone Call, Phone Patch, Source-Connect, Video Conferencing (Zoom, Skype)


Rode NT1A, Broadcast quality home studio

Computer & Software

HP desktop and Adobe Audition software

Special Equipment

Steinberg pre-amp and a great attitude!

About Derek Botten


Perfect 5 star ratings since Jan 2014! Derek Botten Media - Platinum Member Derek Botten has many years in front of a microphone recording radio/TV commercials, instructional videos, elearning and presentations. He has also gained traction in recording audio books and documentaries. Derek has a friendly, casual read and can easily offer higher energy, urgent reads. Do you need custom characterizations with or without the addition of regional dialects? How do you hear the character you have created? Southern dullard? Irate Scotsman? Menacing Russian? Comedic Brit? Let Derek Botten create a memorable character for you! Many British characterizations. I have an expressive, pleasant straight read with excellent diction and enunciation. Full time voice actor with a broadcast quality home studio and speedy turnaround times! Please click on the heart to add me to your favorites.

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Service Description

Voice tracks , commercial reads , narration , voiceover , simple editing , commercial writing , script writing , cartoon voices , voice characterizations , industrial film reads , voice acting , hard sell , audio books , warm and friendly , podcasts , radio liners , radio IDs , games , films , video games , guy next door ,

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Full time voice actor Commercial Radio since 1979 (live, talk, commercial voicing) Television (hosting and voiceover) Industrial and narration VO work Commercial production Copy writing Voice Acting Creating Characters Emceeing Creative writing Documentary and Audio Books Half a century of life skills! Motorcyclist and gearhead in my spare time

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Client List

Sotheby's CVS Papa John's Pizza Carhartt Socks Sealy Mattresses IBM Go Daddy Budweiser Yahoo Summer Sports Foster Grant glasses PharmaJet UCLA School of Engineering Carlsburg IPA Lego Marriott Hotels Asia Pacific Investment Partners True Moo Chocolate Milk Jackson Financial Advisors Ontario Drive Clean Andy's Auto Wreckers TechLink Building Trades Tarian Orthotics Konami

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30+ years in radio and voice work London Music Awards Media Personality of the Year Award (2006) College Broadcasting course Radio Management courses Human resources training

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Reviews 5.0

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Very Professional

3 people said Derek was a professional inside and outside the studio.

Fast Turnaround Time

3 people said Derek provided files faster than they expected.

Jul 10, 2020

It's always a pleasure working with Derek! He takes direction well and and is very responsive. I know I can depend on him to get the job done in a timely manner.

Internet Video Job #388040 • English (North American)
May 22, 2020


Internet Video Job #389625 • English (North American) • Middle Aged (35-54)
Mar 4, 2020

Great job by Derek as always! Great sound and quick turnaround of the audio files. Looking forward to working with you again.

Educational Job #379179 • English (North American) • Middle Aged (35-54)


5 star service! Great job from Derek Botten! He gave a unique read in the audition that was perfect for my project. He was extremely quick and we got it done the same day. Great job! Cheryl

Jitterbug Media, Georgia

Derek was great to work with: prompt, funny, easy-going, and took direction well. He also delivered a wonderfully energetic read of a very technical script that was exactly what my client was looking for. Chris Woodley

Ramblin Jackson, Boulder, CO.

Thanks for providing a great voice and enjoyable recording experience to this project. Hope to work with you again in the future. Thanks, Seth Perkins, Lead Creative |

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