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David Vickery

London, GB
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David Vickery

  London, GB

Highlights

Articulate. Classic. Contemporary. Freelance \"live\" announcer for national, network BBC TV.

I am a highly experienced British voice-over, having worked consistently for over 25 years in broadcast, corporate and multi-media for world recognised brands including BBC, Discovery, AETN, and Nat Geo. Not one off projects but year in, year out.

For 12 months across 2013 and 2104 I provided all (male) programme sponsorship indents for National Classic fm. I continue to provide promo support throughout 2016.

My style embraces RP nuanced to appeal to modern audiences. I deliver a versatility of reads from warm, light and frothy through to the sensitive and serious.

My approach to voice production is one that is both confident and professional. I like to think my business dealings are transparent and honest and having been a producer myself, I respect and understand what is necessary from your perspective. Working at distance, mutual trust is imperative.

Where possible, I am happy to provide bespoke demos and welcome enquiries attached to a range of budgets and requirements.

Languages

English (British), English

Accents

British

Ages

Middle Aged, Senior

Special Skills

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

Experience

My experience and expertise falls into the following areas;

*network television announcer
*television presenter
*live events host
*voice-over for hire
*documentary narration

The backbone of my career has been scripting and delivering TV network announcements since 1985 when I was one of the youngest presentation announcers on national terrestrial service Channel 4.

I currently provide freelance cover for national BBC2, I voice national sponsorship tags for Classicfm and am one of three main promo voices used for CNBC Europe.

Previous clients include Channel 5, (mine was the voice chosen to open the channel), BBC World Service TV ASIA, Discovery Channel, Biography Channel, ITV (London stations LWT and Carlton) and Disney.

My television presenter credits include hosting shows on BBC1, GRANADA, TVS, Meridian, Channel 5 and BSB.

As a live events presenter I have hosted shows at the London Palladium, Grosvenor House, Guild Hall (City of London), Queen Elizabeth Conference Centre and Alexandra Palace.

Over the past 10 years I have voiced over 2000 documentaries for broadcast on Discovery Channel, Bio, History Channel, Crime and Investigation Network, Nat Geo, Nat Geo Wild, Five, Teachers’ TV.

Credentials

Education

Degree; BA Hon's 2(ii) in Film and Drama. University of Reading.
Post Graduate Certificate in Acting from the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama.

Studio

  • Microphone

    Neumann TLM 103 microphone

  • Computer & Software

    imac osx

  • Special Equipment

    Logic / Focusrite Platinum Voicemaster Pro / Yamaha MG124cx mixer / CDQ Prima.

  • Delivery Methods

    cd ftp email isdn skype

  • Turnaround Time

    24 hrs

Service Description

A fully professional approach to delivering the best quality voice audio for your project. Project terms can be discussed on an individual basis. My aim is to be realistically competitive and to provide you with 100% satisfaction.

Testimonials

Over a decade of working together on many television documentaries, he has, on every occasion, given a performance that you’d struggle to find fault with. He has a voice that is both clear and precise but also appealing and a delight to listen to. His professional standards are of the highest order, but always makes the trickiest assignments seem relaxed and pleasant. …

Jenni Pozzi, Reversioning Producer, History Channel

Working with David is always a pleasure; he has an innate understanding of what we are trying to achieve, and a great ability to bring the script alive, this combined with a voice that is flexible and commands attention makes our sessions together a real treat.

Rodney Read, Freelance producer

David is a dream to work with! With the stamina that allows him to last for hours on end and a voice that requires the minimum technical attention, he allows the engineer the flexibility focus on the recording itself for a smooth running session. Unnoticeable breaths and clean page turns mean that the job of editing is very quick and straight forward too.

Sussanah Lawrence, Studio engineer

David is fantastic to work with. A quality voice with superb range and great attention to detail. He's flexible, friendly and dedicated to giving a read that's spot on every time!

K. Kerr Senior Sponsorship & Promotions Producer Heart, Gold, LBC 97.3 & Classic FM

David is one of the most well-prepared and professional voice-over artists I have worked with, and he brought a very polished quality to the series of wildlife documentaries he narrated. His voice is authoritative without being overwhelming and conveys emotion without descending into schmaltz. He’s quick, ‘directable’ and a pleasure to record with.

Plimsoll Productions. Hannah Hoare Producer / Director.

Voice Over Clients

AETN channels (Bio/History/Cin), Aland Post, APi Technologies, BBC, Classic fm, CNBC, Deloitte, Discovery, Ducati, ITV, Mobil, Med-El, NHS, Rosetta Stone, BP, Visa, Lloyds TSB, LG, Zeiss, Palm-Pre, Microsoft, Nat-Geo, Pixel Learning, Bio-Rad, Lloyds, Weatherford, Uvex, Forbo Eurocol, Censhare, Volvo, Nuon, Sage, Samsung, Shell, Sony, Siemens, Alliance Boots, Bayer, Birmingham Airport, Blackrock, Bose, BP, Canon, Classic FM, Colgate, Daiichi-Sankyo, Dell, Ernst & Young, Exxon, Kaspersky, Kef, Mobil, Med-El, NHS, Rosetta Stone, Samsung, Visa, Lloyds TSB, LG, McKinsey, NATO, Zeiss, Palm-Pre, Microsoft, NATS, Pfizer, Phillips, Bio- Rad, Lloyds, Weatherford, Forbo Eurocol, Censhare, Volvo, Nuon, Quidco, Rosetta Stone, Saudi Aramco, Scandlines, Schlumberger, Sky Movies, Sony, Siemens, Thomson-Reuters, TNT, Total, Tracerco, United Nations, Uvex, Verifone.

Voice of God announcements for 2013 include the EUROPEAN BREAKING BORDERS music
AWARDS 2013 from Groningen, 17th International Conference & Exhibition on Liquefied Natural Gas, LNG Leadership Summit- Philips, Classic FM’s A NIGHT AT THE MOVIES with Sky Movies, Cadogan Hall.

Voice in Film - BBC Announcer in THE LETTERS Dir: Bill Riead, starring Juliet Stevenson, Rutger Hauer, Max Von Sydow. To be released in Spring 2015.

Payment Terms

Hire David 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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  • Business
    / 5 Michelle Hone for Job #190012 Veolia - Imagine 2050
    Jun 22, 2016
  • Internet
    / 5 Chris Karthaus for Job #170201 How smart charging works David, did a great job. He gave me several variations so I got to pick the one that was spot on! Also fast delivery.
    Jan 18, 2016
  • Internet
    / 5 Chris Karthaus for Job #167276 Lean Scientist David did an excellent job! good quality recording and a quick turnaround.
    Dec 14, 2015
  • Business
    / 5 Nathan Beaman for Job #163606 Revision Instructional Video
    Dec 5, 2015
  • Business
    / 5 Bonnie Avey for Job #147964 Voices - Engineering Firm Explainer Video Amazing work!
    Aug 11, 2015
  • Educational
    / 5 Christina Stuhlberger for Job #146593 Swiss Health Portfolio
    Jul 6, 2015
  • Documentaries
    / 5 Espen Gjelsten for Job #144142 ABB- 12 Years Working With Azipod® propulsion
    Jun 9, 2015
  • Business
    / 5 Gerald D'Ambra for Job #132643 GT Laby Seal Voice Over Great work, fast and professional. I would definately use David for future projects.
    Feb 13, 2015
  • Business
    / 5 Baris Ozcan for Job #113296 Makyol
    Aug 5, 2014
  • Business
    / 5 Nastassia Roulin for Job #100014 Voice Over - English - For internal animation video David was great. He was very reactive and was very easy to work. He was able to meet deadlines and deliver a high quality audio. I would definitely recommend him for anyone that needs fast results with the quality behind it.
    Apr 8, 2014
  • Internet
    / 5 Miles Paulley for Job #100804 gDoc Explainer video. Clear speaking British male. Fantastic. Thank you David. Great work!
    Apr 3, 2014
  • Internet
    / 5 Wayne Ferris for Job #91806 Aeroxchange
    Apr 2, 2014
  • Television
    / 5 Olga Kosova for Job #86501 WTCC Screencast Voiceover David was a pleasure to work with. We had an extremely tight deadline, and he turned around the voiceover super quickly. Great narrator, excellent job. We highly recommend David and look forward to working with him again.
    Sep 24, 2013
  • Internet
    / 5 Miles Paulley for Job #83043 Gleeds Story. MALE. Middle Aged/ Older Gentleman. Excellent to work with!
    Aug 29, 2013
  • Internet
    / 5 Joel Somerfield for Job #79297 White Cloud web promo Great work and achieved exactly what we required for the project.
    Jul 22, 2013
  • Videogames
    / 5 Vincent van Geel for Job #70707 Strategy Game Voices - European Male Vehicles Great work! Loving it :)
    Feb 12, 2013
  • Business
    / 5 andy mullins for Job #67133 Tulsa Event Center David,

    Thanks for your work.
    At this time the client has killed the project so there won't be a need for revisions.
    I have released the funds.

    Thank you,
    Andy
    Nov 23, 2012
  • Internet
    / 5 Daniel Rose for Job #59453 british narration for online video David's voice and accent are so classy, I would listen to him reading out the phonebook. Reliable, good to work with!
    Jul 25, 2012
  • Educational
    / 5 Tobias Martinsson for Job #56852 Salming Academy Handball 2012 Easy and fast to work with. Good sound.
    May 31, 2012
  • Business
    / 5 Graham Majin for Job #53743 Car Cleaning Products Great voice, very professional and very fast turnaround. Recorded everything same day. Strongly recommended A+++
    Apr 12, 2012
  • Educational
    / 5 Fifteen Four for Job #53098 Capstone Pitfalls Animation We've worked with David on several projects and he has always been very professional, friendly, and easy to work with. He recorded an excellent voice over with very little direction and delivered the files very quickly. I would highly recommend him to anyone.
    Apr 4, 2012
  • Business
    / 5 Tiffany Steeves for Job #45735 Marketing video
    Mar 13, 2012
  • Business
    / 5 Justin Warren for Job #50028 ChargeSmart Phone System Voice Record It was a pleasure to work with Mr. Vickery. Very professional, gave me quality samples, and always easy to communicate with when trying to get the project complete. I would highly recommend him for any future projects.
    Feb 15, 2012
  • Telephone
    / 5 Adam Jackson for Job #49568 Telephone Voice Prompts UK Delighted with telephone recordings and super fast turn around.
    Jan 31, 2012
  • Educational
    / 5 Fifteen Four for Job #42987 Microeconomics
    Oct 5, 2011
  • Business
    / 5 Basiel Jaspers for Job #28496 Project Presentation Perfect! Thanks for the quick turnaround and the professional work!

    Roman
    Nov 30, 2010
  • Business
    / 5 Matthew Allen for Job #28116 Bank Internal Infomercial
    Nov 29, 2010
  • Business
    / 5 Rival Schools for Job #26218 scientific product launch video Very good, professional and responsive. Great to work with, even from the other side of the planet!
    Oct 12, 2010
  • Educational
    / 5 Fifteen Four for Job #24193 Three Educational Animations - British Accent Needed
    Sep 3, 2010
  • Business
    / 5 Ingo Steinacker for Job #21081 Battery Life Animation
    May 12, 2010