Kim Handysides  Montreal, CA

Kim Handysides
/ 5 14 Reviews
Kim Handysides

Kim Handysides

Kim's Radio & TV Commercial Menu

Highlights

Narrating for years, Kim recently joined Voices.com and has quickly become one of our new 5 STAR stars! Making sure you get the best narration and KEEPING YOU HAPPY is her #1 priority.

ADDING KIM TO YOUR FAVORITES makes it easy to find her.

AWARD winning & experienced, Kim has a warm, round, ENGAGING voice. She is TOP-NOTCH with COMMERCIALS, business, educational, medical, pharmaceutical, internet, instruction and training, workshops, PSAs, multimedia and videos.

Kim is especially EXCELLENT at health and PHARMACEUTICAL projects, completely at ease with MEDICAL and drug terminology, she has narrated thousands of sales rep training modules, disease state learning programs, clinical reprints, PIs, and IPIs. Pharma intranet producers return to Kim again and again for her ability to make heavy information interesting and palatable to the listener.

Need a WELCOMING, professional voice for your VOIP, IVR, ON HOLD messaging or PHONE answering service? Kim will give your company the warm sound you need to keep customers happy while waiting.

Looking for a GALA awards or sizzle reel announcer, a tag line or character voice for radio or television? How about a whiteboard, an explainer, or product video narrator? Whether for B2B, an internal animation or direct to consumer, Kim is your GO-TO girl.

Got an APP, mobile app, android, or eLearning program that needs the right voice? Kim has been THE voice for Blackberry & Microsoft Office.

Kim's excellent RETAIL voice will enhance your product, impress your clients and most importantly ENGAGE your target market. Whether the ad is in-store, online, or over the air. Quick turnarounds for your RUSH projects.

Got an AUDIOBOOK? Kim is a great storyteller and will DRAW LISTENERS IN to your story. In an children's or adult audiobook, a videogame or a radio spot, Kim can work up MULTIPLE roles and is great at sound-alikes. She gives great warrioress fighting females in games and sweet mother storytellers for kid's books.

Words to DESCRIBE what Kim's voice can be include appealing, American, amusing, animated, announcer, ATTRACTIVE, believable, bilingual (in French with an English accent), British, calming, Canadian, caring, character, classy, CONFIDENT, coach, concerned, confessional, CONVERSATIONAL, CORPORATE, country, creepy, deadpan, deep, EDUCATIONAL, elderly, executive, folksy, FRIENDLY, genuine, girl next door, gravelly, happy, high energy, holiday, humorous, husky, informative, imaging, interviewer, Irish, Italian, Jamaican, Jewish, KNOWLEDGEABLE, kooky, lyrical, mature, midlife, mother, motivational, narrator, natural, newscaster, perky, playful, PROFESSIONAL, raspy, retail, retro, romantic, SCIENTIFIC, serious, SINCERE, soft spoken, soothing, storyteller, strong, sultry, sweet, technical, thoughtful, upbeat, uplifting, warm, youthful.

Kim has a very WIDE RANGE both in TONE AND PERFORMANCE. She can pitch her voice as a YOUNG adult, MIDDLE AGE or senior and is equally talented delivering professional, clear business videos and eLearning modules as she is creating characters for commercials, spec spots or videogames.

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Languages

English (North American), English, French, French (Canadian)

Accents

American, New Jersey, Southern, MidWest, Canadian, British, Australian, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Isreali, Middle East, Jamaican, Asian, Chinese, North Atlantic, South African

Ages

Young Adult, Middle Aged, Senior

Special Skills

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

Experience

Thousands of TV/radio national, regional and local commercials, thousands of e-learning programs and modules (excellent medical/pharmaceutical vocabulary), audiobooks (fiction/nonfiction), documentaries (single shows and series), webinars, dubbing, versioning (V/O's overtop other languages in character).
Former national cable weatherwoman, radio dj, news anchor, reporter, producer.
Awards: CANNES Animated Short, Communicator (multiple), Bessie, (+ participated in one Academy award nominated film)
Writer: romance novels, magazine articles, web articles, web-based films

Credentials

Education

Honors B.A. in Communication Studies with minor in Theatre - concentration TV & radio.
Voice & Acting workshops with Terry Donald, Paul Bario, Debra Toffin, Dora Tischler
Member RWA, APA
Leader of ACTRA commercial voice-over workshops
Voice coach for Les Syllables

Studio

  • Microphone

    RODE Broadcaster

  • Computer & Software

    Mac, Protools, Focusrite Scarlet

  • Special Equipment

    Skype, Auralex Mudguard, Whisperroom, phone patch, Soundstreak, with 24 hours notice: ISDN, music and SFX

  • Delivery Methods

    mp3, wav, aif via Voices.com, GoogleDrive, weTransfer or FTP dropbox

  • Turnaround Time

    24 hours or less on RUSH jobs

Service Description

Kim offers clean, edited high quality sound tracks with friendly, professional service.
She can provide full production, will copy edit herself and arrange copywriting and music if you wish. She can self-direct or work with you for directed sessions via Skype, phone patch, or ISDN line upon request.
She can send your files in mp3, wav, aif, whatever format you prefer.
Kim works out of her own professional home studio and for projects that require a full production house works with one of the best studios in Montreal.

Testimonials

"Kim is the best. Our clients always ask for her. We use her for all our projects."

Pfizer - sales rep training programs

"Kim is our go-to voice. She's a real pro."

BMS - PIs, IPIs and Clinical Reprints

"We've used Kim on many retail projects and loved working with her."

Sid-Lee - TV & radio spots

"Wow, one-take wonder! So great to work with Kim."

Hydro Quebec - internal annual video report

"The perfect delivery! Kim was better than what we envisioned."

SAQ - radio campaign

Client List

Partial Client List:

eLearning: AstraZeneca, Pfizer, Sanofi, Novartis, Bayer, Bristol-Myers Squibb, GlaxoSmithKline, Celgene, Takeda, Roche, Boehringer Ingelheim, Gilead, Merck, McGill, Brother, Microsoft, ATT, SUNY, , IBM,

Training / Webinars: Jean Coutu, Standard Life, BMO, CNRail, Hydro Quebec, Adam Health, Victoria Hospital

Commercials: MacDonalds, REMAX, Philadelphia Cream Cheese, Cool Whip, Mateus, Weight Watchers, Sico, Abbot, Air Canada, West Jet, RBC, Via Rail, Loreal, Clairol, Dupont, Tinder, Hershey’s, Danone, General Motors, Merck, Tourism Canada, Bayer, Nestle, Pfizer, Telus Mobility, AXE Insurance, Brother, Canon, Bombardier, Puffs, Claritin, Laura, Tinderdoption, Dairy Farmers of Canada, SAQ, Audi, Michelin Tires, Sports Experts, Couche Tard, Trevi, Stanford, Metro, IGA, Nolitours, Girl Guides of Canada, New Brunswick Tourism, The Gazette

Telephones: Laurentian Bank, Blackberry, ADAM Health

Award Ceremonies: The Sarah Carey Award, Junior Diabetes Foundation

Games: My Cooking Coach & Splinter Cell (Ubisoft)

Documentaries: Beyond Belief, Northern Mysteries, Killer Kids, Missing Link, Delights and Wonders, The Greatest Chefs

+ many more

Payment Terms

Hire Kim for voice-over work. 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 Kim Handysides 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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Kim's Radio & TV Commercial Menu 1386 Listens

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E-Learning Pharma Demo 490 Listens

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Medical eLearning 93 Listens

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National TV - Silhouette Yogurt - 15 sec 70 Listens

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Business Telephone 212 Listens

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Friendly Telephone - Trevi 23 Listens

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Business Training 28 Listens

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Awards Gala 19 Listens

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Technical Explainer Animation 16 Listens

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Museum Audio Guide 362 Listens

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App: Tinderdoption 88 Listens

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News - Podcast 48 Listens

Kim Handysides

1 / 5

Feb 22, 2015
2 / 5

Professional and prompt! :)

Feb 10, 2015
3 / 5

Fantastic!

Jan 30, 2015
4 / 5

Great job!!

Dec 23, 2014
5 / 5

Great work!

Dec 23, 2014
6 / 5

Magnificent voice! Highest quality!

Dec 18, 2014
7 / 5

Kim did a fantastic job on a voice over for a local high end home developer! Prompt response, professional demeanor and great voice. Definitely a winning combination! From a marketing agency perspective, Kim was a gem to find and we will definitely be utilizing her services again and recommending that others do the same.

Dec 8, 2014
8 / 5

Kim gave us prompt, professional, friendly results and we couldn't ask for more. Five stars!

Dec 3, 2014
9 / 5

Kim was wonderful to work with and her finished product was professional and well done. When I needed an edit, she immediately responded with the edited files. I was very impressed!

Nov 27, 2014
10 / 5

Kim was extremely communicative and willing to work until we got the job done the way we wanted it. A pleasure to meet and work with Kim.

Nov 22, 2014
11 / 5

It was a pleasure working with you Kim!

Nov 18, 2014
12 / 5

Wow, what can I say? First time using Voices and within 10 minutes of job approval I had multiple submissions. Kim had the perfect voice for the job and we had everything wrapped up from Script to recording to final payment in a matter of hours. Overall a great experience from both Voices and Kim. I will use her again for any projects that require the perfect voice.

Nov 6, 2014
13 / 5

Great voice! Great personality. Thanks.

Oct 24, 2014
14 / 5

Quick response, flexible scheduling. Had the directable, dignified, non-schmaltzy voice I needed. Happy clients, happy me. Great attitude, will work with again.

Oct 21, 2014