West Hills, California, US
• Worked as "Top 40 Rock and Roll" disk jockey at commercial radio
stations -- (Phone hidden)s
• Voices 20-50 weather reports daily
• Voice of an industry leading charitable organization
• Radio newscaster creating in-house commercial production and promos
• Plays drunken headline news man Charlie Shankoff on Comedy series
DOG NEWS (Website hidden)/
• Member of radio voice team at Michigan State Fair - two hundred station
• Performs various live Fright Characters in Haunted House Theme Parks
• Performs museum-like narrations for haunted venues
• Performs as Snow King for a holiday theme park
• Performs as Santa Claus for internet video messaging service
• Performs on stage, movies and television, in various performance roles
English (North American), Farsi (Persian), Hebrew
British, Farsi, French, German, Hebrew, Irish, North American, Scottish (Standard Scottish English)
Middle Aged (35-54), Senior (55+), Young Adult (18-35)
Animation, Audiobooks, Business, Documentaries, Educational, Internet Video, Movie Trailers, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Television, Videogames
I work as an actor. As a voice actor, I create image, feeling, depth and character with the words I speak. If "straight announce" is required, I also provide "straight announce" as an option.
Performed museum-like narrations for “haunted venues”
Currently working as the multi-state voice of an industry-leading charitable organization, providing daily weather casts around the U.S.A. and VO and characters at (Website hidden)
B.A. Communications, Psychology, Computer Science, Western Michigan University.
Improv /Comedy with Avery Schreiber
Promo wrap-around development and performance with Joyce Castellanos
Microphone Technique with Jay Roberts
Voice over with Rick Zieff
Voice over with Deborah Sale
Voice over with Bill Holmes
Voice over with Dave Hull
Acting with John Sarno
Branding with Sam Christiansen
News casting with Grant Hudson/James Reese, Byron MacGregor
Specialized training with Ned Lott
SENNHEISER MK 4, AKG C-214, R0DE NT1, shockmounts, Various wind and pop screens. Table stand, Floor mic stand.
Computer & Software
PROTOOLS 10-11,Windows 7, Lenovo Thinkpad T430 16 GIG RAM, 1/2 Terrabyte Solid State Drive, NCH audio compressor. editor and audio format software
Sennheiser HD280 headphones, AVID MBOX Digital/Analog converter. external speakers.
High definition WAV or MP3 files. Formats as needed.
Up to 12 hours for email, or through VOICES.COM site. Up to 24 for CD (in your choice of format). Your choice of courier. 30 hours if Brand Name studio is required.
I Provide 2 minute reads or less within 24 hours. Enjoyable quality reads describing your product or service.
If your preference is a Brand Name production studio, that can be arranged for the additional cost of the production facilities time.
Franklin is the voice of our Goodwill. He is conscientious in his work. He is always on time with his work so we never had to wonder when we would receive what he had promised. -- Amy Confer/ VP Boards and Support Services Goodwill ManasotaGoodwill Industries
Franklin's work sounds friendly and inviting. He's the guy I want next door. --K. CharbonnetHundred Watt Films
You can’t go wrong with a Great Voice Like Franklin behind the Mic!Radio Forecast Network
Director of Operations
Radio Forecast Network
Franklin Sterns was a great pleasure to have as my lead in "Green." Not only was he able to take directions to bring my vision to life, he provided invaluable input to bring more depth to his character and the story. - Taylor Leach, Director, "Green"Green-The Movie
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