/ 5


Detroit, Michigan, US

/ 5 9 Reviews


  Detroit, Michigan, US


Ted Shumaker is an on-air radio personality, comedian, and producer living in Detroit, MI. After nearly two decades in New York, Ted is now based in Detroit, where he's developing an online radio station that will showcase the diverse pool of talent within the Metro Detroit region. Ted hosted a music, variety, talk show for over a decade on East Village Radio and was the global music director for Viva Radio - American Apparels in-store music for over ten years. He recently produced a pop up radio residency with Shinola in Detroit, New York Men's Fashion Week, Coachella and Sonos for Pitchfork Radio. In 2016 Ted hosted and curated music events for Film Society of Lincoln Center, MOMA, along with Jameson Whiskey in Dublin 2015. Ted is also a commercial voice over artist represented by Abrams Artists Agency as heard on commercials for CNBC, ESPN, Subaru, Kohls, Victorinox, and Dubai Life TV. Ted is the in house voice at Keyworth Stadium for Detroit City FC Soccer. He also starred in the 2010 "Everybody Knows Someone Who Loves a Honda" campaign as seen on the Super Bowl.

Ted has great control over his voice with an excellent modern style. His background in comedy gives him perfect dynamic timing with a warm and inviting sense of humor to his voice. Shumaker is a rare talent in this industry as he takes directions seriously and can swiftly turnaround proposals within a few hours of posting.


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


Australian, British, Canadian, French, Irish, North American, Scottish (Standard Scottish English), Spanish, US New York (New Jersey, Bronx, Brooklyn), US South (Deep South, Dixie, Delta), US West Coast (California, Portland)


Middle Aged, Young Adult

Special Skills

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


Anchorage Daily News - Announcer Radio Spot 2017
Sonos Speakers - 2017
Global Goals World Cup - 2017
CNBC - 2016
Pitchfork Media - 2016
Victorinox - 2015
ESPN Kitchen Warriors - 2015
Carlsberg Breweries - 2015
Dubai Life TV - 2015
New Relic Informercial Spoof - 2015
Ramsey Subaru of Des Moines Stinger - 2015
Portland, Oregon New Life Church - 2015
American Apparel Voice of Retail In-Store 2006- 2016
Children's Documentary Network - 2014
Adult Swim Hot Package Treatment - 2013
Jiffy Lube Yodeler - 2013
Kohls DJ - 2013
MasterCard Radio - 2012
Honda Super Bowl Commercial - 2010
NBC's Late Night with Conan O'Brien "Detroit Octaine" guitarist 2009



Xavier University. B.A. Communications, Electronic Media 1999
New School University - Voice Overs 2004
University of Detroit Jesuit High School and Academy 1995


  • Microphone

    Rode NT2-A, Shure SM7, Heil PR 40

  • Computer & Software

    Mac Book Pro

  • Special Equipment

    Pro Tools

  • Delivery Methods

    dropbox, email, zip archive

  • Turnaround Time

    4-5 hours

Service Description

Professional voice work delivered and guaranteed. Unlimited free revisions. Fast turnaround within hours for most project sizes. I will record, mix, and master the performance to exceed broadcast quality and can deliver the final audio in .AIFF, .WAV, .MP3, and other formats.

Ask about production services including original music, sound effects, and musical vocal performances as well. I have over ten years experience with script writing, development, and editing. I always enjoy a challenge and am very happy and easy to work with any client on any project and will do all I can to get the best product possible.

Voice Over Clients

Anchorage Daily News, Huge Inc, Sonos Speakers, Conde Nast, CNBC, Victorinox, ESPN, Shinola, Pitchfork Media, Global Goals World Cup, WFDF 910 AM Radio, New Relic, Dubai Life TV, Subaru, Kohls, Jiffy Lube, Carlsberg Breweries, American Apparel, MasterCard, Adult Swim, Honda Corporation, PBS, New Relic, Children's Documentary Network, Zeno Radio, National Public Radio, Creativity Awards Advertising Awards Doc;featuring: Dove, Skittles, Nintendo, Sony, Toyota, Ecko, Burger King, Coke, Axe, Combos, I Pod, Nike, Ariston, Volkswagen, MIT, East Village Radio, Viva Radio, Sugar Pictures, NAB Podcast Series, Museum of Modern Art WPS1, Kemado Records, Voice Mail City, Indie 103, FunMobility.

Payment Terms

Hire TED as a voice actor. Payment is made through Voices.com SurePay, an escrow service that guarantees your work is done to your satisfaction. Send payment securely by Visa, Mastercard or PayPal through Voices.com then download your files from the website.

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Next Steps

To contact TED SHUMAKER about your project, request a quote today. We'll walk you through the process step-by-step. It's fast and easy.

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Commercial Reel 2017 52


Radio Interviews 167


Game Show Host 164


Radio Commercial - 1 57


Radio Imaging 49


Radio Commercial - 2 54


New York/New Jersey Guy 43


Voice Mail 136


Narration/Storytelling 114


Announcer 162


Character/Impression Promo 46


  • Internet
    / 5 Voices.com (Courtney Porch) for Job #162887 Voices - PhoenixMart new business online video Excellent work!
    Dec 17, 2015
  • Business
    / 5 Fredy Fernando for Job #159169 Announcements - NEW Great as always. Easy to work with. Highly recommended.
    Oct 9, 2015
  • Radio
    / 5 Blue Barn Creative for Job #156430 Victorinox A pleasure to work with, very professional and accommodating.
    Sep 16, 2015
  • Documentaries
    / 5 North American Mission Board for Job #149880 And Now for Something Different Great work--and fast work.
    Thanks so much Ted!
    Jul 30, 2015
  • Internet
    / 5 Tiny Little Pictures, Inc. for Job #146408 Euro Beer Commercial Ted was great. Very professional and talented. Fantastic work .

    Jul 1, 2015
  • Internet
    / 5 ILENOLIUKGO srl VAT 10785200014 for Job #144168 Game show video
    Jun 23, 2015
  • Television
    / 5 Fredy Fernando for Job #142620 Announcements Ted is a really professional voice talent. Very helpful and highly recommended
    May 23, 2015
  • Internet
    / 5 All Jay Frame, Inc for Job #139578 Spoof Infomercial for New Relic Great to work with. Very nice person. Takes direction well and works quickly. Patient when asked to do multiple takes.
    Apr 15, 2015
  • Television
    / 5 Ryan Paul Buck Productions for Job #135570 Subaru Local Spot He has great control over his voice, it's a great modern style and he was very easy to work with!
    Mar 18, 2015