Victoria Meakin

Canterbury, NZ 8:00 PM (NZST) Local Time

 

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About Victoria Meakin

National and international radio broadcaster, journalist, presenter. BBC World Service, BBC 5 Live, BBC Radio 3, British Forces Broadcasting. 20 years in the business. Rich, soothing, authoritative voice. Trained actress, array of accents. Great to work with, Lovely voice, Totally trustworthy, Fast and efficient - just a few recent plaudits from colleagues and clients. Victoria's voice has been described as rich, authoritative, authentic, warm, engaging, dynamic, friendly, and confident.

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Vocal Characteristics

Languages

English (British), English

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Voice Ages

Young Adult (18-35), Middle Aged (35-54)

Accents

British, England - North West (Liverpool, Manchester, Lancashire, Cheshire), England - Received Pronunciation (RP, BBC), England - South West (Cornwall, Devon, West Country)

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Voice Over Skills

Animation Movie Trailers Documentaries Audiobooks Elearning Radio Ad Telephone Videogames Podcasting Television Ad Video Narration Online Ad Voice Assistant

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Studio

Turnaround Time

Extremely fast, always in studio. Well within 24 hours for most. Let me know what you need.

Live Directed Sessions

Other (Clean Feed, Session Link Pro, etc), Phone Call, Source-Connect, Video Conferencing (Zoom, Skype), ipDTL

Microphone

AKG C-214

Computer & Software

Adobe Audition

Special Equipment

Pop Filter, Mic Stand, Isolation Shields

Service Overview

Voice Over

Given my many years working in a fast-paced radio environment, I am able to provide accurate, reliable and high calibre voice services from excellent home recording studio.

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Voice Over Experience

Announcer

BBC World Service • Freelance

Jan 2005 - Apr 2011

Announcer, continuity, newsreader, to a regular global audience of millions

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Presenter

BBC Radio 3 • Freelance

Dec 2013 - Apr 2016

Regular weekend presenter of BBC Radio 3's Breakfast Show

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Client List

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Voice Over Testimonials

Victoria had great acting instincts for this voice acting job. Professional without fail, with high quality files delivered in rapid-fire turnaround speed. Couldn't be happier, Victoria is a great talent in this profession!

Eric Howell, Soothing Throat Entertainment

Swift, reliable and really helpful. Victoria is great for suggesting workarounds in difficult projects.

Rob Jones Media

Victoria's voice always exuded warmth and authority when she regularly presented to our global audience

BBC Manager
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Studio

Software

Adobe Audition

Skill Overview

Audio Editing

20 years of digital editing experience for broadcast level projects. Highly proficient in Adobe Audition and several other digital systems. Can work fast and accurately, editing projects, tidying/cleaning up audio and editing audio to fit specific db and other parameters.

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Audio Editing Experience

Broadcast Journalist

ITN Radio • Contract Full-time

Jan 2000 - Dec 2001

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Producer, Newsreader, Broadcast Journalist

British Forces Broadcasting Services • Freelance

Sep 2003 - Feb 2013

Editing audio for use on air, newsreading, producing

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Newsreader and Senior Broadcast Journalist

BBC 5 Live • Freelance

Jan 2013 - Mar 2020

Audio editing, script editing, news reading and programme presenting for the national BBC radio station 5 Live.

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Client List

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Reviews

5.0

Takes Direction Very Well

3 people said Victoria followed directions to deliver the project.

Fast Turnaround Time

3 people said Victoria provided files faster than they expected.

Switch Video

May 31, 2022

Responsive, efficient, professional, great quality and an overall very talented VO artist! I look forward to working with Victoria again in the near future!

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Annie Wong

May 22, 2022

Victoria was fantastic to work with. She was always quick to respond, took direction well during our live session, and delivered the final voiceover quickly and to a great standard. We would absolutely recommend working with Victoria and won't hesitate to reach out to her for further work in the future.

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Joe Ruiz

May 14, 2022

Great talent and helped us with our strict deadlines.

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More Information

How do I work with Victoria Meakin?

You can start working with Victoria Meakin in three simple steps:

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

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How do I pay Victoria Meakin?

Payment to Victoria Meakin 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 Victoria's work.
  3. When the work is done, download your files.