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Derek Botten

London, Ontario, CA
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Derek Botten

/ 5 119 Reviews

Derek Botten

  London, Ontario, CA

Highlights

Derek Botten has many years in front of a microphone recording radio/TV commercials, instructional videos and presentations. He has also gained traction in recording audio books and documentaries. Derek has a friendly, casual read and can easily offer higher energy, urgent reads. Do you need custom characterizations with or without the addition of regional dialects? How do you hear the character you have created? Southern dullard? Irate Scotsman? Menacing Russian? Comedic Brit? Let Derek Botten create a memorable character for you!
I have an expressive, pleasant straight read with excellent diction and enunciation. Full time voice actor with speedy turnaround times!
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Languages

English (North American), English (British), English (Scottish)

Accent

British, Canadian, England - London (Cockney, Estuary, East End), England - Received Pronunciation (RP, BBC), French, Irish, Italian, North American, Russian, Scottish, Scottish (Standard Scottish English), Spanish (International Spanish) Acento Neutro, US General American (GenAm), US Midwest (Chicago, Great Lakes), US New York (New Jersey, Bronx, Brooklyn), US South (Deep South, Dixie, Delta), US South West (Texas)

Ages

Middle Aged, Senior

Special Skills

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

Experience

Full time voice actor
Commercial Radio since 1979 (live, talk, commercial voicing)
Television (hosting and voiceover)
Industrial and narration VO work
Commercial production
Copy writing
Voice Acting
Creating Characters
Emceeing
Creative writing
Documentary and Audio Books
Half a century of life skills!
Motorcyclist and gearhead in my spare time

Credentials

Education

30+ years in radio and voice work
London Music Awards "Media Personality of the Year" Award (2006)
College Broadcasting course
Radio Management courses
Human resources training

Studio

  • Microphone

    Rode NT1-A, Shure SM7B/ Blue Yeti

  • Computer & Software

    LG dual core laptop/HP desktop

  • Special Equipment

    Adobe Audition software, Tube MP pre-amp, broadcast quality home studio

  • Delivery Methods

    electronic

  • Turnaround Time

    12 hours or less

Service Description

Voice tracks, commercial reads, narration, voiceover, simple editing, commercial writing, script writing, cartoon voices, voice characterizations, industrial film reads, voice acting, hard sell, audio books, warm and friendly, podcasts, radio liners, radio IDs, games, films, video games, guy next door,

Testimonials

We are glad we chose Derek over the 60+ people who responded. He gave us multiple range and takes until we nailed down the narration we needed. His turnaround was super fast, as well. A++, would hire again.
Drew Witt

ProMotion Arts, Seattle,WA

Fantastic job! Very quick response. Nailed it on the first recording. Couldn't be happier!
Jason Bennett

Docent Prodigy, Charleston, SC.

5 star service! Great job from Derek Botten! He gave a unique read in the audition that was perfect for my project. He was extremely quick and we got it done the same day. Great job!
Cheryl

Jitterbug Media, Georgia

Derek was great to work with: prompt, funny, easy-going, and took direction well. He also delivered a wonderfully energetic read of a very technical script that was exactly what my client was looking for.
Chris Woodley

Ramblin Jackson, Boulder, CO.

Voice Over Clients

Sealy Mattresses
IBM
Go Daddy
Budweiser
Yahoo Summer Sports
Foster Grant glasses
PharmaJet
UCLA School of Engineering
Carlsburg IPA
Lego
Marriott Hotels
Asia Pacific Investment Partners
True Moo Chocolate Milk
Jackson Financial Advisors
Ontario Drive Clean
Andy's Auto Wreckers
TechLink Building Trades
Tarian Orthotics
Konami

Payment Terms

Hire Derek 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

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