John de Forest

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About John de Forest

A voice with the qualities of genuineness, authority, and a wry sense of humor, authentic, and sensitive to the needs of the copy. When asked to sound like a "real person," he's been called "the uncle you like and trust."
Recent credits: Narrator of promo for PBS documentary "The Lost Bird Project"; Anchor Man in film "Dearly Beloved"; Reader for Librivox: (Website hidden)

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Vocal Characteristics


English (North American), English

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Voice Ages

Middle Aged (35-54)


Irish, North American

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Voice Over Skills

Documentaries Audiobooks Elearning Radio Ad Telephone Television Ad Video Narration Online Ad

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Turnaround Time

Usually 12-24 hours.


Blue Snowball

Computer & Software

Dell Dimension 3000 desktop

Special Equipment

Standard audio equipment

Service Overview

Voice Over

Delivery of finished, edited dry recordings from home studio.
Travel, if desired, to recording studios in San Francisco Bay Area.
Copy editing. Copy writing

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Voice Over Testimonials

"It was really great working with you. I got a lot of compliments on the articles ... and people love the narrations."

Hunter Hayden: At the Academy of Art University produced articles for an iPad magazine

Muffie Meyer, Producer: "Your voice sounds like a real person, unlike the voices of so many commercial announcers."

Middlemarch Films

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How do I work with John de Forest?

You can start working with John de Forest in three simple steps:

  1. Invite John to respond to your new or existing project.
  2. Review John's proposal, portfolio, and quote after they've replied to your invitation.
  3. Hire John de Forest.

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How do I pay John de Forest?

Payment to John de Forest is managed through our SurePay™ payment protection service in a few simple steps:

  1. Pay securely by Visa, Mastercard, or PayPal directly through Voices.
  2. Voices holds your funds until you're satisfied with John's work.
  3. When the work is done, download your files.

What voice over skills does John de Forest perform?

Documentaries, Audiobooks, Elearning, Radio Ad, Telephone, Television Ad, Video Narration, Online Ad