Primary skill – Voice over acting. Capabilities include character voices and accents, i.e., American southwestern, southern, western, midwestern; British, Spanish and Russian; “monster” voices; book narration and soundtrack narration for documentaries, radio and TV promoting and commercials. Voice qualities are strong, warm, articulate and intelligent. Available for assignments immediately with no restrictions on promptness of completion.
Secondary skills – Drafting, editing, rewriting speeches, position papers and periodicals (both printed and web-based).
Sound studio – Professionally-equipped studio with PC-based software and soundcard. Sound files provided to clients by e-mail, Skype, Dropbox, FTP or CD. Access to a T-1 line nearby.
Technical expertise – High degree of proficiency with Adobe Audition, Audacity and associated audio conversion softwares. Very proficient in all aspects of the Office Suite, WordPress, Facebook, LinkedIn, Soundcloud.
Professional accomplishments – As of 3/17/16, narration of ten books available through audible.com. Various commercial spots for ad agencies. Sample sound files available at website and on audible.com.
Background – More than 50 years’ experience in all facets of publishing and broadcasting, including audio and video production, television and radio news, newspaper, magazine full-time and free-lance; development, writing, printing liaison and production of print and online publications.
Work history – Executive Vice President, Panhandle Producers & Royalty Owners Association, Amarillo, TX. The Association represents independent oil and gas producers, production companies, engineering and management professionals and mineral royalty owners. It is primarily a lobbying organization with a strong educational program for its members and their employees. September 1992 – to retirement in December, 2014.
References – Professional and personal references, including references from authors and rights-holders available on request.