232 Reviews

David Thackara

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US

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Highlights

I consider my voice to be one that inspires trust. That can make you feel comfort and ease. Its authentic and conversational. And yes, it can be deep, resonant, and terrifying, as well.

I'm your man for jobs that require a straight-ahead, professional business tone, but I also love doing jobs that require something a little more humorous and quirky. Or a combination of all of these and then some.

I've spent almost 20 years speaking for a living. That includes daily music-driven shows on terrestrial radio as well as voiceover work, which has been featured on everything from national television commercials to small business internet videos.

I've also trained in improv comedy in the Second City style and I'm comfortable reading and interacting in a conversational manner.

Bottom line: if you book me for a job, I'll do everything in my power to make sure you're 105% satisfied.

Languages

English (North American), English

Voice Ages

Middle Aged (35-54), Teen (13-17), Young Adult (18-35)

Special Skills

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

Experience

I've worked on an incredible variety of projects.

When it comes to straight-forward, professional business reads, I like to think of myself as one of those rare voice actors who can deliver dry financial, medical, or insurance-related information in a conversational manner. Before I read, I really try to understand the information and then relay it as a teacher would to a classroom of interested and engaged students.

The projects I feel best about are the projects that require a human connection in the read. The acting and emotion needed to convey deep thoughts about universal human subject matter. Some of my happiest clients were for projects that had me discussing fatherhood, dog ownership, and hospice care.

My credits include national television commercials. Local TV commercials. National radio commercials. Regional radio commercials. Local radio commercials. Internet preroll ads. Client website commercials. Whiteboard explainer videos. Fortune 50 companies. Large companies. Small companies. Mom and pop companies. Big-name film festival submissions. Student films. IVR and Voice Mail greetings. And once, bringing an anthropomorphic hockey puck to life.

I love everything about the craft of voice acting. Got a project? I'd love to work on it with you.

Credentials

Education

BA - Mass Communications (King's College, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania)
MPS - Enterprise Architecture (Penn State, University Park, Pennsylvania

Studio

Microphone

CAD E100S

Computer & Software

Mac and PC, Adobe Audition

Special Equipment

Mackie Mixing Board

Delivery Methods

Email

Turnaround Time

Short jobs (<1000 words): typically 4-8 hours; longer jobs longer, but still quick.

Service Description

If you're looking for someone who can do more than just a dry read, who can be believable and genuine, and warm, look no further.

Testimonials

David is great to work with. We will add him to our favorites list!

Providence Media Group

David is a wonderful voice-over artist. He's friendly, professional and easy to work with. Looking forward to collaborating again!

Expedia

David was professional and great to work with. He was very quick to respond to our needs and helped us produce a file in a tight deadline. We would love to work with David again.

MD Building Products

OUTSTANDING!!! Can't put into words how amazing David is to work with. He knocks it out of the park every time!!

C Cell

David Thackara made my project go smooth and FAST! Unbelievable responsiveness and professionalism. Looking forward to working with him again in the near future.

CareVoice

Outstanding work and fast. Wait, I always thought those two things were mutually exclusive! Great working with you.

CreativeOne

FANTASTIC WORK!! :) Everything turned out amazing for this project, and everyone involved couldn't be happier.

Always such a pleasure to work with you :)

Overstock

Voice Over Clients

Amazon
Pizza Boli's
Expedia
Mind Meister Mind Mapping Software
Memphis Grizzlies
Black Rock Financial
Crossings Ministries
Euromillions
Modelo
Leinenkugel's
Blue Moon
American Red Cross
Bloomsburg 4x4 Nationals
Dunkin Donuts
King's College
Crayola Experience
Alevo
Sands Event Center
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins (AHL Hockey)
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Railriders (AAA Baseball)
Concordia University
Cayuga Lake Wine Trail
Harry's U Pull It
Dorney Park
Hershey Park
Knoebel's Amusement Park
Krispy Kreme
Marketplace At Steamtown
DojoMojo
Milton Hershey School
Primanti Brothers
Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple
Sacramento History Museum
ICT West
Marathon Petroleum
Octopai
Phreesia
Ring Cam
Samanage
US Weight
Zarget

Payment Terms

Payment to David Thackara 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 David Thackara.

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Movie Trailers

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Animation

Pulp Studios Inc. for Job #356883 ALPAC Explainer Video Animation

David was great to work with. Professional, prompt and expert in his work.

Oct 10, 2019

Podcasting

Willow Creek Association for Job #357349 GLS Podcast Host Script | Ep. 059 Liz Bohannon

Thanks, David!

Gina

Oct 1, 2019

Podcasting

Willow Creek Association for Job #354369 GLS Podcast Host Script | Ep. 058 Bozoma Saint John

Sep 12, 2019

Radio

Voices.com (Jordan Blake) for Job #351360 Hi David! Returning client requesting VO

GREAT JOB!!

Sep 11, 2019

Internet Video

Voices.com (Jordan Blake) for Job #350770 Hi David! Home Depot Videos

AMAZING JOB! THANKS SO MUCH, DAVE!

Sep 5, 2019

Podcasting

Willow Creek Association for Job #351981 GLS Podcast Host Script | Ep.057 | Groeschel and Simios

Awesome as always!

Aug 28, 2019

Animation

Gisteo for Job #348584 American male or female to voice explainer video project

Great work Dave. Thank you!

Aug 8, 2019

Educational

Primerli for Job #333844 Podcast style animation for e-learning material

Dave went above and beyond of what was asked in this project. We did only a few iterations for the first 2 minutes of recording and he applied the same tone to the remaining 40 minutes of the recording. Things went really smoothly and we are thrilled that we got a chance to work with Dave on this project.

He also has a very professional attitude and aims to do get the work done in the best way possible before worrying about the minor details on terms.

It has been a pleasure to work with him.

Aug 6, 2019

Internet Video

Culprit Creative for Job #346913 Aukey Commercial Voice Over

Very high quality sound and quick, thank you!

Jul 26, 2019

Internet Video

Greg Furber for Job #346539 Mike Tyson Soundalike - Short script.

Really easy to work with, quick turnaround and great performance. Thanks!

Jul 26, 2019

Business

Voices.com for Job #341272 SAP DC Hero Video - Business use

Jul 23, 2019

Internet Video

Voices.com for Job #301934 Voices: Upbeat read for XYMedia

Jul 18, 2019

Business

SCI IT Solutions for Job #341402 RMFW

Jul 5, 2019

Business

Voices.com (Ian Callander) for Job #336890 Internal Video - MAPS

Awesome job David!

Jun 26, 2019

Internet Video

Colehour and Cohen for Job #341844 NEEA HPWH endcard updates

Always a pleasure!

Jun 18, 2019

Business

Voices.com (Ian Callander) for Job #331436 Weekly Scripts for Investment News - Wave 3

Amazing job Dave!

Jun 14, 2019

Internet Video

Oxford Financial Publishing for Job #341056 SUN CBD

Great voice. Great reader. Ahead of schedule and easy to work with.

Jun 12, 2019

Business

Davis H. Elliot for Job #338594 Restaurant Menu and Sushi

David is quick and professional. No project too big for him. Thanks again!

Jun 10, 2019

Internet Video

Management Drives for Job #333592 Management Drives - leadership - motivating people.

May 31, 2019

Podcasting

Willow Creek Association for Job #338835 GLS Podcast Host Script | Ep. 050 Carly Fiorina

May 22, 2019