M. Bruce Abbott
+1 (713) 818-7447
Bruce is the friendly, conversational, guy next door voice for some of the biggest brands in the world.
Represented by several talent agencies, Bruce can be heard on thousands of projects, including radio and television commercials, explainer videos, training videos, narration, e-learning projects, industrials, IVR / telephony /on-hold messages, web videos, educational videos, promos, station imaging, medical narration, CBT, documentaries, techincal videos, scientific videos, promos, trailers, and more.
Over the years, Bruce's voice has been described as warm, friendly, conversational, genuine, smart, professional, believable, sincere, guy next door, knowledgeable, authoritative, relatable, and informative. Whether you need a smooth, calming, thoughtful corporate narrator, an upbeat, funny, storyteller, or a confident, sophisticated, educational sound, Bruce has the experience. Hard sell? soft sell? No sell? He's got you covered. Bruce's voice print covers the area of young adult male to middle adult male, from age 20's, 30's, 40's, and 50's (the 25-54 demo).
English (North American), English
Middle Aged, Young Adult
Audiobooks, Business, Documentaries, Educational, Internet, Jingles, Movie Trailers, Music, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Television, Videogames
For the past twenty years, I have provided voiceovers and narration for some of the biggest brands in the world. Working full-time from my state-of-the-art digital studio in Houston, Texas, recent credits include:
HP, Verizon, Philips, United Airlines, AIG, Nickelodeon, Chevron, Google, Schlumberger, Sysco Corporation, ConocoPhillips, Halliburton, Lowe's Home Improvement, James Coney Island, SealedAir, The University of South Carolina, BHP Billiton, ARS, The University of Houston, LasikPLUS, TRUE Organics, USG Global, Waste Management, The Houston Symphony, Centerpoint Energy, The Toledo Symphony, HESS, Carbo, The Syracuse Symphony, Walk In The Word, MyTV, The Greater Houston Partnership ...and hundreds more.
BBA in Organizational Behavior and Mgmt from The University of Houston - 1994
MA in Advertising from The University of Texas at Austin - 2004
Numerous ADDY Awards, Silver Microphone Awards, and others.
Sennheiser 416, 1980 vintage Neumann U87's, 1970's vintage AKG 414, Neumann TLM49, and various others
Computer & Software
Steinberg Nuendo Post Production Suite, Digidesign ProTools
Specialized 6' X 9' vocal isolation booth, various high quality mic preamps (API, Wunder Audio, Focusrite, Trident, and more...)
Any file format you need (mp3, m4a, wav, aiff, wma, etc...) Can delivery via email or FTP. Phone patch, SKYPE, Source Connect and ISDN available upon request.
Can have it back to you in a matter of minutes if needed. I understand how deadlines are and the need to get the project out the door ASAP.
Voiceover projects include commercials for radio and television, narrations, audiobooks, e-learning, training videos, explainer videos, documentaries, IVR/Voicemail prompts, presentations, podcasts, marketing on-hold audio, tutorial courses, medical narrations, technical narrations, CBT, promos, and trailers. I can also provide full production services with music and sound effects.
I have twenty years of extensive voiceover experience and I confidently feel that my voice meets the requirements listed in your project details. I have a full service, professional studio and post production facility and can quickly deliver your audio via many delivery methods. I understand the realities of voice work...if you need a revision or two, not a problem. I will do what ever it takes to satisfy my clients. Source Connect, ISDN, and phone patch are available.
"The word that comes to mind for Bruce is SUPER! Super flexible, super professional, super reliable, super good...and a heck of a super nice guy to work with" - Ray Schilens, Radio Lounge MarketingRadio Lounge Marketing
"...astonishingly talented, ridiculously accommodating and, above all, manage to make work fun." - Jeffry Jones, ACD Freed AdvertisingFreed Advertising
"...classy, talented, customer focused, quick turnaround, the highest ethical standards, nice to work with" - Patrick Guerra, The Guerra GroupThe Guerra Group Marketing
"Accessible, willing to help, never intrusive, collaborative, and very positive." - Dallas Baker, ACD with Hoffman | Lewis, San FranciscoHoffman Lewis
"Superb service, responsive, quick, consistent, high quality" - Bruce Robinson, The Houston SymphonyThe Houston Symphony
Voice Over Clients
Credits include: HP, Verizon, Philips, United Airlines, AIG, Nickelodeon, Chevron, Google, Schlumberger, Sysco Corporation, ConocoPhillips, Halliburton, Lowe's Home Improvement, Citrix, James Coney Island, SealedAir, The University of South Carolina, BHP Billiton, ARS, The University of Houston, LasikPLUS, TRUE Organics, USG Global, Waste Management, The Houston Symphony, Centerpoint Energy, The Toledo Symphony, HESS, Carbo, The Syracuse Symphony, Walk In The Word, Chuck Swindoll/Insight For Living, MyTV, The Greater Houston Partnership ...and hundreds more.
Hire Bruce 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.
To contact Bruce Abbott about your project, request a quote today. We'll walk you through the process step-by-step. It's fast and easy.
Elissa Leif for Job #216076 SCORE RE-Do 1/4/17 Bruce is a total pro. Always a pleasure to work with.Jan 5, 2017
Elissa Leif for Job #162141 SCORE Championship 2016 Bruce is true professional - the right voice for us, excellent recording quality, and always prompt.Dec 11, 2015
Elissa Leif for Job #149931 Transportation Policy Video Project Bruce has been an excellent partner in multiple projects. He does an excellent job on the script, is prompt, responsive, and nice to work with.Aug 3, 2015
Elissa Leif for Job #98744 SOS Children's Villages - Mouna 2.0Feb 25, 2014
Elissa Leif for Job #83341 Children's Villages Bruce was an outstanding partner in our project. Just the right voice, able to get the tone and feel we needed, and very responsive in his turn-around times and communications. Nice work.Sep 10, 2013