Warm and authoritative for narrations, cool and versatile for commercials, smooth, professional and articulate for presentations. An intimate and dynamic storyteller with feeling and emotion. Clients have compared my performance style to that of Morgan Freeman. KEYWORDS: warm, deep, smooth, caring, soothing, professional, cool, comedic, funny, authoritative, narrator, engaging, educated, soft, natural, manly, casual, spokesman, spokesperson, real person, sensitive, intelligent, leading man, great, reliable, African-American voice talent.
English, English (North American), English (South African)
Caribbean, North American, South African, US New York (New Jersey, Bronx, Brooklyn), US South (Deep South, Dixie, Delta)
Middle Aged, Senior
Audiobooks, Business, Cartoons, Documentaries, Educational, Internet, Movie Trailers, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Television, Videogames
Extensive work as a Voice Actor: "AFTRA Hours"-Radio Voices and dramatizations. Videogame voices. United Network Radio Stations-sketch comedy voices. Dubbing and ADR work for feature and independent film.
BA, Theatre Arts - City College Of New York-On Camera-National Academy Television Arts and Sciences Television Workshop, Voiceover - Ruth Franklin; - Audition Workshop - Michael Shurtleff; Scene Study-HB Studios; Musicianship and Voice - High School of Music & Art, NYC.
AKG-C414, primary mic
Computer & Software
DELL PC, Sony Soundforge 9.0 Editing software and MacBook Pro, Twisted Wave editing software
ISDN, Telos Zephyr, Phone Patch, Whisper Room
ISDN, mp3, wav, ftp, regular mail
I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks
I offer voice direction services
I can add special effects to any project
Hi William,Sara Huneke, . Associate Creative Director, DCF Advertising, New York
We had a great time working with you. We'll definitely keep you in mind for future projects. Stay in touch
Mr. Tate:Steven D. Martin, President, Vital Visuals, Inc.
Here's the finished product. Thanks so much for a fine job.
Hi, William!Matej Jan, Dawn of Play
I would like to thank you again for doing the voice over. Remember the AppCircus part you did? The local competition was yesterday and we actually won! We're now going to present the app at the global mobile awards in Barcelona (Spain) in February. This is so exciting for me and you helped to make it happen. The video came out great and the VO is perfect.
Just wanted to thank you again.
Hi William,Matt Williams Vice President, Brand & Marketing Services
Hope all is well.
Thank you again for the great work. Got lots of kudos on the holiday video. Your voice generated a warmness and depth that really brought the piece together.
As I expected your voice rose above the rest to win the clients approval.
"Really awesome job with the VO, you nailed it. Thank you. It was wonderful to work with you as well, you were very prompt which was extremely helpful.From: Zeke Kubisch <email@example.com>
Voice Over Clients
Some past and current clients: New York City Health Department, Indigo Films, Investigation Discovery, Court TV, Comedy Central, Kodak, PBS, GE, Gain Detergent, Prudential Financial, Hasbro Toys, Royal Caribbean Lines, Miller Lite, Benihana, Philip Morris, AT&T, NYU Law School, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Columbia University- Institute For Life Coping Skills, Roosevelt Hospital, National Traffic Safety Institute.
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