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Karen Barnshaw

Karen Barnshaw

Audubon, Pennsylvania, US

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Karen Barnshaw

Karen Barnshaw



Karen’s voice is most frequently described as familiar, versatile, and clear.

Her commercial delivery can be conversational, upbeat, quirky, or sexy. When her voice is used for eLearning, Business Training, and Telephone Systems it’s clear, authoritative, and trustworthy. Karen can also deliver an audiobook that is engaging, friendly, and enjoyable. It really comes down to what YOU need for your next project.

It’s not just a voice that Karen is providing – It is an experience, a message, and a feeling.

She’s had the opportunity to star in several commercials for Subway and Hershey Park, record phone system greetings and prompts for GE, and report the news for a student radio program. She specializes in Commercials, Telephone Systems, Audio Books, Documentaries, Business Training, eLearning, Podcasts, and Jingles. Her most recent pursuit is in the area of narration for Guided Imagery, Relaxation, and Self-Help.

No matter what your project needs are, Karen’s voice will bring it to life! She has her own home studio and can ensure a quick turnaround. When you’re looking for someone who is professional, dependable, easy to get along with, and fun to work with… Look no further!

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English (North American), English


North American, US General American (GenAm)


Middle Aged, Young Adult

Special Skills

Audiobooks, Business, Documentaries, Educational, Internet Video, Jingles, Music, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Television


Karen has worked with some great companies such as GE, Subway, and Hersheypark. Her projects have ranged from starring in several commercials for Subway and Hershey Park, to recording phone system greetings and prompts for GE, to reporting the news for a student radio program.

Her prior experience in Marketing and Sales has given Karen the ability to understand the business side of your recording needs as well as the ability to help her clients write and edit scripts as needed. She has a natural voice talent coupled with the training and experience needed to help you complete your project – on time and sounding great!



Trained with Voice Coaches (Creative Voice Development Group)
B.S. in Marketing with an Interest in Communication - Syracuse University in Syracuse, NY
Continued education in Voiceovers and Script Writing / Editing


  • Microphone

    Harlan Hogan MXL VO: 1-A

  • Computer & Software

    Dell Latitude E6420, Windows 7

  • Special Equipment

    Adobe Audition 3.0, CEntrance MicPort Pro

  • Delivery Methods

    Email (mp3, wav, aiff, etc.), Dropbox, Yousendit.com, FTP, or Mail (CD)

  • Turnaround Time

    24 hours or less -- Contact me for a fast turn around!

Service Description

100% Satisfaction Guaranteed – Corrections and minor revisions available at no additional charge

Additional services include Script Writing and Script Editing for a separate fee

Voice Over Clients

Hershey Park
ETB Services, Inc.
American Hospital Service Group LLC
Chenega Corporation

Payment Terms

Payment to Karen Barnshaw 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 Karen Barnshaw.

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