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Buzz's voice has swagger, confidence and gravitas.  Most projects require a read that feels like a real person, not "announcer-y."

His specialties are comedy, sincerity, characters, and the "Celebrity Read," not meaning impersonations, but the style of read you hear from movie and TV stars when they are a brand's spokesperson.


Buzz’s voice has been compared to Adam Baldwin, Nick Offerman, Dennis Leary, Dennis Haysbert, Jeff Bridges, Clint Eastwood, Clancy Brown, Ron Perlman, John Goodman, Bryan Cranston, Sam Elliott, Ed Harris, Jon Hamm, J.K. Simmons, David Harbour, Kiefer Sutherland, David Morse, William Sadler, George Clooney, Alec Baldwin, Mike Rowe, Matthew McConaughey, Robert Downey Jr., & Vin Diesel, but…his voice is distinctive, versatile and unique.
 

Buzz is always easy to work with, he always can deliver what YOU want, and your voice direction will ALWAYS be followed, but his creative ideas will flow and you can count on getting work that's better than you expected!  Clients love his extremely FAST delivery, (he sleeps with a microphone under his pillow,) and he’s never gotten less than 5 STARS from a client...anywhere...EVER.
 

Awards

Tennessee Music Awards 2018 "Radio DJ of the Year"

Jackson Sun Readers' Choice "Best Morning Radio Show" 2001, 2002, 2003

Experience

Buzz is a lifelong performer in audio production, radio, acting and music. 

He has voiced and produced decades worth of creative radio commercials, entertaining morning show and DJ radio content, national TV spots, popular video games, animation, presentations, promos, trailers, medical, training/e-learning, explainer videos, audiobooks, and toys including Batman!

He's also a composer, host, M.C, and bassist/frontman of his party band, "The Buzz Kings," 

He's worked with top consultants and directly with some of the worlds best Voice Over artists, like David Kaye, Beau Weaver, Rich Van Slyke, Mitch Craig & Malcolm Ryker, writing copy, producing commercial scripts, producing imaging and promos.

Education:

Braintracks Audio: Voice Over Coach Nancy Wolfson, Tennessee Voice Over Exchange, Actors Studio of Jackson (TN.)

STUDIO
Booth: Custom

Microphones:  Industry standard Sennheiser MK416, Neumann TLM 103.

Computer & Software:  Adobe Audition CC running on an HP Envy Desktop

Special Equipment:  Warm Audio WA12 MKII Mic Preamp

Live Direction: Source-Connect Standard, (user: buzzblackburn) Skype, phone patch or your preferred method.

Delivery Methods:  Source-Connect, email, or file service of your choice, if needed, even Flash Drive or CD.

Turnaround Time:  Less than 24 hours, depending on the scope of the project.

Buzz’s American Male Voice Over and voiceover TOP TAGS: Aggressive, Amusing, Animated, Approachable, Articulate, Attentive, Authentic, Authoritative, Believable, Blue Collar, Bold, Cartoon, Casual, Charismatic, Comfortable, Compelling, Conversational, Confident, Cool, Deep, Descriptive, Educational, Energetic, Inspirational, Intellectual, Intelligent, Knowledgeable, Mellifluous, Movie Trailer, Narrator, Natural, Political, Professional, Raspy, Retro, Serious, Strong, Thoughtful, Tough, Trustworthy, Upbeat, Warm, Witty.