If you are looking for that special voice which appeals to a wide range of listeners, Joleene Derks is here for you. Joleene has a familiar quality to her voice that lends itself towards images of trustworthiness and integrity for your product, service or message. Her naturally expressive voice will connect with your audience and help you get results! Let the "voice" of Joleene bring your project to life!
Joleene's voice has also been described as
.... enthusiastic, upbeat and expressive for commercial pieces
.... intelligent, credible and engaging for corporate narration, e-learning and technical copy
.... versatile, rich, and soothing for audiobook and narrations.
Joleene has been telling stories for decades - in front of her students, as a workshop presenter and by the bedside of her nieces and nephews. With her experience in teaching, Joleene is an expert with educational terminology and perfect for e-learning, tutorials, webcasts, and documentaries.
As a language arts teacher and workshop presenter, Joleene used her passion for storytelling and the power of words to capture her audience - to hold their attention - and to take them on a journey to other places and times. She uses that same passion to bring her client’s words to life and help their business project a more professional image.
English (North American), English
North American, US General American (GenAm), US Mid-Atlantic, US Midwest (Chicago, Great Lakes), US West Coast (California, Portland), US Western
Middle Aged, Senior
Audiobooks, Business, Cartoons, Documentaries, Educational, Internet, Movie Trailers, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Television, Videogames
Joleene is the voice for many corporate narrations, e-Learning modules, educational videos, explainer videos, TV commercials, webinars, teleconferences, radio commercials, audiobooks, and Real Estate tours.
And she thoroughly enjoys doing film , commercial and on-camera work.
Acting Workshops: AIA Actors Studios, iActing Studios
One-on-One VO Coaching Sessions: Dan Levine’s SuchAVoice VO coaches
Voice-over Classes: Denver Center for Performing Arts
Voice-over Continuing Education: Edge Studio, SuchAVoice, VoiceOverXtra, VO conferences
Computer & Software
MacBook Pro and Studio One Professional
MP3, WAV and AIFF via email, DropBox and voices.com
24 - 48 hours for most projects
Joleene's goal is to provide you with an outstanding read and equally outstanding service. She offers high quality audio tracks with courteous, creative and professional service.
Joleene works out of her own professional home studio.
For projects that require a full production house, she works with several of the best studios in Denver, Colorado.
"Joleene's voice descriptions were exactly what I was looking for to narrate and produce my audiobook, Burned Bridges. It was a pleasure working with Joleene Derks. She took the time to make suggestions about samples for my audio book and did a wonderful job putting it together."— Marguerite Ashton | Author
"Joleene, you have one of those voices that really hits the mark! I am impressed with your warmth and rich sound, and you come across as strong and capable..."— Lisa Foster | Producer
"Joleene has a professional, yet pleasant approach to recording. Her voice has a calming quality and she takes direction well."— J. Walters | Engineer
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