Jim Robbins is an Award Winning Narrator, Master of Ceremonies and Live Announcer for over 30 years. Jim performs for Radio and TV within the genres of Documentaries, Commercials, Training Videos and Narrations for Public, Military, Corporations and Non-Profits. Jim's voice is described by his audience and clients as "Friendly, Convincing/Believable, Caring, Conversational, Authoritative, Strong, Soft, and yes, even Sexy."
English (North American), English
Middle Aged (35-54), Senior (55+)
Audiobooks, Business, Documentaries, Educational, Internet Video, Movie Trailers, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Television
•Jim Robbins - Bio
From youth Jim was trained in public speaking. At age 13 he placed 4th in a National speech competition in Houston Texas. At 14 he placed 3rd in Montreal Canada.
Jim continued with public speaking and debate events through high school.
As an academic and field instructor in the USAF Survival School Jim conducted classes in Escape & Evasion, Search & Rescue, Jungle Survival Skills, Desert Survival Skills, Arctic Survival Skills, Counter Insurgency and Resistance to Interrogation. During the course of Jim’s military career he had the opportunity to train various combat air crews, ROTC units and was involved in the survival training of the original Apollo Astronauts.
While in the service Jim began working part time in the radio business and after separation from the Air Force accepted full time employment as Morning Show Announcer and Master of ceremonies at various events.
Narrated the Nationally televised documentary: "Denali Flyers", the story of Alaskan Bush Pilots who fly climbers to the Base Camp of the tallest mountain in North America, Mount McKinley known as Denali
Volunteer Experience: (Earning awards/certificates from all)
Experienced Master of Ceremony for various organizations to include:
•Salute to the Military Banquet, Armed Services YMCA of Alaska (10 consecutive years)
•Angels of the Battlefield Recognition Dinner, Washington DC (2009, 2010 upcoming 2011)
•Air Force 50th Anniversary Ball,
•Elmendorf AFB Annual Open House Dinner,
•Veterans Day Remembrance Ceremony, (15 consecutive years)
•Department of Military/Veterans Affairs Dinner,
•Veteran’s Stand Down, ( 5 consecutive years)
•Operation Santa Claus, Alaska National Guard ( 15 consecutive years)
•Military Appreciation Week Events
Great Alaska Fur Rondevous & Iditirod Race
•American Heart Association
•Boys & Girls Club
•Mrs. Alaska Pageant,
•JROTC programs, (4 consecutive years)
•Honorary Commander Elmendorf AFB, ( 2 consecutive years)
•St. Jude/AT&T golf Tournament, (7 consecutive years)
•Wish upon the North Star golf Tournament. (9 consecutive years)
• Member of Broadcasters Hall of Fame
• Goldie Award – Best Radio Sports Play by Play, 1989 Sled dog race.
•Recipient of the Alaska Commendation Medal, presented by Major General Jake Lestenkof. Jim was very honored and humbled by this presentation. Jim is Red, White and Blue to his very core.
•Various U.S. Navy Vessels: U.S.S. Constellation, U.S.S. Constellation,
•U.S.S Nimitz, U.S.S. Copeland, U.S.S. Arkansas, U.S.S. Alaska.
•Marine Corps Boot Camp-MCRD San Diego – for the graduation of his son.
Jim’s show was broadcast from San Diego Zoo, Sea World Park, and MCRD – This was one of Jim’s proudest moments in his career. His son Matt served 6 years in the United States Marine Corps and is now a PJ (Para Rescue) at Kulis Air Base.
•Jim has performed his morning show from various locations in and around Anchorage. He has taken his show to Hawaii, Mexico and California.
• Jim has read Plays, with sound effects and Audio books for a radio station for the blind.
• Goldie Award – Best Radio Sports Play by Play, 1989 World Championship Sled dog race.
• Recipient of the Alaska Commendation Medal, for his public recognition of the military and their families.
• Well known and Successful “Morning Drive” time Radio Announcer for over 40 years.
40 years of Radio Broadcasting and Public Speaking.
United States Air Force - Academic Instructor Training.
Shure PG 42 Condenser Mic and Electro-Voice RE 20
Computer & Software
AMD 64x2 Dual Core Processor 6000 3.00 GHZ 3.50 GB Ram Windows XP
Adobe Audition - Sound Card - E-MU E-DSP 404
MP3 via e-mail
Within 24 hours for most projects.
Turn around time is within 24 hours or sooner for most projects. Time is dependant upon length of project. i.e. Audio Books,
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:Armed Services YMCA of the USA
I have known Jim since the late 1990’s, both personally and professionally.
I first became acquainted with Jim when I visited our Armed Services YMCA Branch in Anchorage, Alaska in 1999. Ever since that initial meeting, Jim has been kind enough to have me on his show and give the Armed Services YMCA air time on his KBEAR radio show during each of my visits.
The Armed Services YMCA has invited Jim to serve as our emcee for our annual Angels of the Battlefield event held in Washington, DC. The event honors military medics and corpsmen. It is interesting that several of the airmen attending and who have served at Elmendorf AFB remembered him (and his voice) with great fondness. He takes his role very seriously and his performance each year is flawless.
Jim is equal to any task and I am very confident that whatever he may endeavor to undertake will be handled with the utmost professionalism that I’ve come to expect (and respect) from him. Everyone needs to hear his radio voice at least once.
Mike Landers COO, Armed Services YMCA of the USA
Voice Over Clients
Armed Services YMCA for the USA
United States Air Force
Unitrd States Army
Alaska National Guard
(Website hidden) Veterans Affairs
St. Judes Great Alaskan Golf Tournament
Wish upon a North Star Great Alaskan Golf Tournament
Operation Santa, Alaska Air National Guard
Alaska Fur Rondevous/Iditirod Race
Moore & Sons Automotive
Dewey's Cook Inlet Boats
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