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Kira Gurnee

Los Angeles and Hawkes Bay, New Zealand, California, US
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Kira Gurnee

/ 5 49 Reviews

Kira Gurnee

  Los Angeles and Hawkes Bay, New Zealand, California, US


"Kira did a wonderful job with all of my voice over / talent projects. On one occasion, she provided exactly what I needed on 1 day's notice. We were able to drop in her voice over and produce a radio commercial in less than 24 hours start to finish. She also has great range. I strongly recommend Kira Gurnee." - Bill Cegelka, Ronald McDonald House Charities

"I hired Kira on several occasions. She is such a true expert that she not only pleased my client with her work, but was so efficient that the cost of renting the sound booth was a lot lower than expected because she nailed it the first time around. We didn't have to spend time redoing anything! I call it "one shot, one kill" voice over work. She is a true professional and recommend her highly to anyone needing her work. I look forward to hiring Kira again very soon. Thank you Kira!"-Jean-Michel Bernstein, President, Emarcom, Inc.

With a wide vocal range and knack for nailing what someone hears in their head, Kira is currently the promo voice for some of the SONY Pix movie channels and has done hundreds of projects for clients including The Grammy's Pacific Northwest Awards, Yahoo, Bayer, OPI nail care, Marriott, Bank of America, Rolls Royce windscreens, Simmons Beautyrest, Ronald McDonald House, Oribe hair care, Duke University, American Girl, Disney Family Travel, Dunkin Donuts, Kia, Fortune Magazine, A T & T, Bausch and Lomb, Hewlett Packard, MTV animated shorts, PBS documentaries, SPEED TV show narrations and many others.

Kira's voice can be heard on hundreds of commercials from local Radio and TV spots to National and International campaigns. Clients know she will always represent their brand image just they way they want. She easily embraces many vocal attitudes and descriptions such as:
guy next door
- warm
- trustworthy
- girl next door
- genuine
- non announcer
- mom
- doctor
- sexy
- smooth
- breathy "beauty read"
- textured husky or gravelly

- and many more

Many more examples on website at

As one of the most sought after vocal talents for Industrial and Corporate Videos, Kira takes delight in making potentially dry material engaging, interesting, and easily understood by the listener. Her repeat clients know they can count on her to keep the listener's attention and help them understand the material.

With her knowledge of Medical and Pharmaceutical terminology, Kira is at the top of the list for Training Videos by companies like Astra Zeneca, Novartis, and Merck since producers know they can count on her to get the pronunciation right and actually understand the material.

Kira has done numerous Book Trailers for best selling authors such as Janet Evanovich, Debbie Maycomber, and Sophie Kinsella. She was fortunate enough to be asked to do the tongue in cheek children's Audiobook, GOODNIGHT iPAD, which garnered critical acclaim and many adult fans.

Kira often surprises clients by getting it right the first time and cutting down the time needed in the studio and editing booth, thereby saving clients money! A true "one take wonder."

Kira has a vocal range and sense of fun that allows her to play characters from grade school age to old age. She has a catalogue of character voices ranging from little boys to evil queens, with a little bit of everything in between. Kira has done Animated Films, Shorts, Cartoons, Video Games, and even on screen Avatars that interact with a live audience. She can also be heard as three of the characters in the animated short "Nimrod and Stinky's Antarctic Adventure" on the Mr. Popper's Penguins DVD.

-Kira is fun to work with! She loves what she does and:
- takes adjustments well
- understands the audience for a project
- is quick to pick up on small details in the script
- maintains good energy and vocal quality
- and can even spot grammatical errors and suggest changes if wanted
- is an accomplished writer and available for help with copywriting.

Kira is happy to work with advertising agencies, production companies, or directly with clients. She can record from her own broadcast quality studio or go to the Los Angeles or Hawke's Bay studio of your choice. Phone patch or Skype sessions are available and all sessions include a free rehearsal to get the tone and pacing you want. If you have a project in mind, just send her an email with the details and she will be happy to give you a free quote!

Kira can be reached at: Just click on Get a Quote!

Or by telephone:
US# 310-872-0136
NZ# 027-939-7492


English (North American), English


British, Canadian, Canadian (West), Central American, England - London (Cockney, Estuary, East End), England - Received Pronunciation (RP, BBC), German, New Zealand, North American, Russian, South American, Trans-Atlantic, US Appalachia, US General American (GenAm), US Mid-Atlantic, US Midwest (Chicago, Great Lakes), US New Orleans, US South (Deep South, Dixie, Delta), US South West (Texas), US West Coast (California, Portland), US Western


Middle Aged, Senior, Teen, Young Adult

Special Skills

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


As a professional Voice Over talent with more than a decade of experience, Kira does narration and voice acting for Commercials, Corporate videos, Awards shows, Live Event announcements, Websites, TV shows, Films, Animation, Trailers, Promos, Training videos, Educational videos, Documentaries, Infomercials and even Phone systems. She has a broadcast quality studio and is easy to direct for the sound and feel a client wants. Phone or Skype directed sessions are available and the final voice file can be sent anywhere. Kira is also happy to record at the Los Angeles or Hawke’s Bay based studio of your choice.



Kira has trained with many of the most sought after coaches in the country in all the areas relating to voiceover work- Acting, Script analysis, Scene Study, Character development, Accents, Voices, Improvisation, Comedy, Storytelling, Commercials, Audiobooks, Audio Production and Copywriting. She is always working and getting professional feedback to continue to improve her skills, keep up with current trends and stay at the top of her game!


- knowledge of medical and pharmaceutical terminology and processes
- published in JANA on nutraceuticals
- has worked alongside an immunologist at a medical clinic
- is certified in Nutritional Supplements.

Kira is your strong sexy female voice for automotive and motorcycle projects!
-Sport bike motorcycle rider for 16 years
-Rider/model for Harley, Kawasaki, Yamaha bikes
-Track Day enthusiast driver: Porsche, Ferrari, GTR, Aston Martin
-Support crew for Quin Motorsports Racing Team
-good working knowledge of automotive and motorcycle mechanics

-Advanced certification from the Wine and Spirit Education Trust

-20 years certified Advanced NAUI diver
- Nitrox certified diver


  • Microphone

    Shure KSM 44

  • Computer & Software

    Mac, Twisted Wave, Focusrite Scarlett 212

  • Special Equipment

    Auralex treated sound booth for neutral sound with no reverb

  • Delivery Methods

    via Voices, WeTransfer, Dropbox, direct email or whatever method you prefer

  • Turnaround Time

    in most cases 24 hours or less

Service Description

You know that moment when someone else really gets what you're talking about? That is what Kira loves to bring to the table. She doesn't just talk. She Listens.

- All projects include a free rehearsal to make sure the vocal attitude and sound are just what you have in mind. Most clients are surprised how quickly Kira nails it, saving them time and money. She can give you subtle changes in the read so it is just what you were hoping for!

Kira also prides herself on recording in a broadcast quality sound booth, at professional levels, so you get a product that you will be proud to hear representing your brand. No barking dogs or noisy children in the background, and no huge breaths or mouth pops on the recording.

Finally, if by chance she doesn't get it right, or there is a technical issue, Kira will be happy to do a pickup session free of charge to make sure you are happy with the final read of the script! Script changes after the fact would incur a small pickup session fee.

Voice Over Clients

SONY Pix, the Grammy's, SPEED TV, Cricket Wireless, Xerox, Astra Zeneca, McCormick and Schmick's, American Girl, Simmons Beautyrest, Kia, Marriott, Rolls Royce Windscreens, Ronald McDonald House, OPI, Bank of America, Whole Foods, and many more!

Payment Terms

Hire Kira as a voice actor. Payment is made through SurePay, an escrow service that guarantees your work is done to your satisfaction. Send payment securely by Visa, Mastercard or PayPal through then download your files from the website.

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Next Steps

To contact Kira Gurnee 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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  • Internet
    / 5 Felix Rhymes for Job #210531 Foscam
    Feb 11, 2017
  • Business
    / 5 Shane Saltink for Job #205714 Find our voice Amazing! Loved working with her!
    Feb 11, 2017
  • Radio
    / 5 Blanca Navarro for Job #217882 RN & Allied Health Systems
    Jan 20, 2017
  • Business
    / 5 Gloria Leung for Job #216409 Mackenzie Investments RRSP Investor Explainer Videos-Script B
    Jan 10, 2017
  • Educational
    / 5 Gloria Leung for Job #216156 Mackenzie Investments RRSP Investor Explainer Videos
    Jan 6, 2017
  • Internet
    / 5 Ballistic Arts for Job #204106 BC Cancer Agency - Screening Video Kira was an amazing actor. Very prompt in her responses, professional and thorough. Would highly recommend her for any future job.
    Dec 22, 2016
  • Business
    / 5 Tony Meister for Job #214034 HEALTHCARE TECH COMPANY VIDEO SCRIBE -Female Chameleon Communications has developed over 100 videos in the last 3 years allowing us to work with a plethora of talent. Kira Gurnee is hands down one of the best voices we have had the privilege to work with. Typically we present our clients with several options whenever possible. Out all the voice auditions for our last company video, both our staff and our client picked Kira because of her energy and style. As our client stated, "her voice to me is more expressive and her inflection is the most effective." In addition, Kira provided the final deliverable with several takes allowing for flexibility with our editors and production team. Simply superb.
    Dec 18, 2016
  • Educational
    / 5 Palladian Partners for Job #212016 CDC animation about medication adherence Kira did a great job! She gave us multiple reads that we were able to pull from to mix and match the pace needed for our video.
    Dec 7, 2016
  • Business
    / 5 Eric Farnaus for Job #208529 Vista Healthcare Kira is a pleasure to work with. Great response and turn time. Very professional. Gets and cares about the details. Delivers clean and crisp reads and file uploads.
    Dec 2, 2016
  • Internet
    / 5 Jaynemarie Hunt for Job #190450 Temple EDBA
    Nov 11, 2016
  • Internet
    / 5 Mark Shaefer for Job #206887 ***RUSH*** - Voices - Online advertisement Thank you for being so prompt, accommodating, and a pleasure to work with. I look forward to more projects together in the future!
    Oct 28, 2016
  • Business
    / 5 Wil Gonzalez for Job #203055 NATO Video 3 Hi Kira - Thank you for your voice. The client loved it.
    Sep 29, 2016
  • Business
    / 5 Kahl Payne for Job #195164 Who Will Save More [Promotional Video] Great work and turnaround time! Very impressed!
    Sep 22, 2016
  • Internet
    / 5 Jennifer Strom for Job #201263 - 3min interent - 30-40 - deep/gravelly voice Thank you! You did a great job!
    Sep 22, 2016
  • Internet
    / 5 Tyler Smith for Job #200914 - Relatable, Genuine, Upbeat - Approx 55 yr old (voice age) for Online Product Video Thank you! You did a great job!
    Sep 22, 2016
  • Internet
    / 5 Stephanie Dickson for Job #199901 Voices: RUSH Internet Video - 250 words GREAT JOB!
    Sep 21, 2016
  • Business
    / 5 Christopher Rank for Job #191855 Health Central Super professional and excellent at her work, Kira went above and beyond on our little hospital job and treated us like we were making a Visa commercial! She was easy to work with and totally responsive. I would rate her above 5 stars if I could. Thanks again Kira!
    Jul 8, 2016
  • Educational
    / 5 Genius Post for Job #191018 BSM Online Program
    Jul 5, 2016
  • Educational
    / 5 Iain Marais for Job #187622 Voices - Medical Explainer Video Fantastic work Kira!
    Jul 4, 2016
  • Business
    / 5 David Van Wynsberge for Job #181276 Animation video SETAC (9000P349)
    May 31, 2016
  • Internet
    / 5 Amy Krajewski for Job #187135 CFE Overview Kira was great to work with! Very quick to record and gave us several different reads to work with. Very confident, friendly voice!
    May 27, 2016
  • Business
    / 5 Carl Puccio for Job #182122 Rest of the Active Learning Narration Thanks for all of you wonderful work and talent. I really appreciated the directing sessions over Skype; those were awesome. And thanks for being so fantastic to work with.
    Apr 15, 2016
  • Internet
    / 5 Scarlett Bush for Job #176654 Agricultural Science Explainer Video Flawless customer service, and quick turnaround. Pleasure to work with.
    Apr 14, 2016
  • Business
    / 5 Carl Puccio for Job #181002 Active Learning Script
    Apr 12, 2016
  • Business
    / 5 Frank Rodriguez for Job #178076 Plastic Surgery | Nextech Kira was a pleasure to work with. Great job!
    Mar 29, 2016
  • Business
    / 5 Zach Smith for Job #172391 Re-record of NurseGrid Manager launch video Took our direction very well and delivered the product we were looking for!
    Feb 2, 2016
  • Business
    / 5 Zach Smith for Job #171836 Launch Video
    Jan 31, 2016
  • Internet
    / 5 Mario Pascual for Job #163204 Baby Center
    Jan 14, 2016
  • Business
    / 5 Emily Campbell for Job #163889 Voices- Extension of Job 142099- Series of Videos Excellent work!
    Dec 10, 2015
  • Business
    / 5 ilhan negis for Job #166155 Application Voice over Professional, fast excellent work.
    Dec 4, 2015
  • Internet
    / 5 Tyler Kranz for Job #161305 Narrator Needed for a Product Introduction Video
    Dec 1, 2015
  • Business
    / 5 Matias Flores for Job #163906 Internal Consumer Video
    Nov 11, 2015
  • Business
    / 5 David Van Wynsberge for Job #157215 Animation video Smartcities
    Nov 4, 2015
  • Educational
    / 5 Rob O'Sullivan for Job #157631 Iontophoresis Mechanism of Action So accommodating- Kira was more than willing to get on the phone and go through details, and she delivered very quickly. Thank you!
    Nov 2, 2015
  • Business
    / 5 David Van Wynsberge for Job #158867 Animation video 'Stad Ghent' #259
    Oct 21, 2015
  • Business
    / 5 David Van Wynsberge for Job #158722 Animation video 'Picasol'
    Oct 21, 2015
  • Internet
    / 5 Demo Duck for Job #151133 Internet Security Kira was great to work with and very professional! My only comment is that it would have been nice to get at least a single read all the way through so the flow of the script would be more natural rather than a line by line recording to edit together.
    Oct 19, 2015
  • Business
    / 5 Theodore Laich for Job #156768 Miami Airport Proposal Kira has been wonderful to work with and I can't wait to hire her again for our next voice job!
    Sep 23, 2015
  • Business
    / 5 Joakim Thorn for Job #151571 Our Experience HUB creates wow-moments Kira was fantastic to work with. One of the real PROs on this earth. Thank you!
    Sep 13, 2015
  • Business
    / 5 David Van Wynsberge for Job #154577 2 Animation videos Urgent
    Sep 8, 2015
  • Business
    / 5 Emily Campbell for Job #142099 Voices- Professional, Engaging Talent needed for Series of Vignettes Files are perfect!
    Jun 16, 2015
  • Educational
    / 5 Aaron Lyon for Job #145010 HP POV Pitch TA3 Great, natural read on difficult material. Thank you!
    Jun 5, 2015
  • Educational
    / 5 Brock Macdonald for Job #143019 Voice over for animated product demonstration Did a great job, provided us with a great track with no edits in a single day.
    May 29, 2015
  • Educational
    / 5 Michael Di Lullo for Job #140925 VOICES - Medical learning app for Neonatal Clinicians Kira was GREAT!
    May 13, 2015
  • Telephone
    / 5 Samantha Wong for Job #131744 VOICES - IVR - FEMALE TEXAN ACCENT It was a really great experience working with Kira, thank you!
    Mar 2, 2015
  • Business
    / 5 John Janssens for Job #131338 Periscope Market Vision Great job. Thanks Kira!
    Feb 6, 2015
  • Business
    / 5 Nick Barton for Job #119953 Welcome Phoenix Wholesale Employees Thanks for a great job and fast turn. Fred
    Oct 2, 2014
  • Internet
    / 5 John Scott for Job #117984 Virtual Home Tour Well, that was easy. With very little instruction from myself, Kira delivered a flawless recording with several alternates the very first time. Could not be more happy with the voice over. I absolutely recommend working with her. A quality recording from an artist with a great work ethic, can't ask for more really. Thank you, Kira!
    Sep 15, 2014
  • Business
    / 5 Chris Bainbridge for Job #114145 Footwear Company Overview Video Kira was VERY flexible and professional to work with. Even sent us a first cut so we could start our edit from half a world away!
    Sep 8, 2014