Chris Hoekstra

    • Voiceover Artist
    • American - Standard

    Male / Kent
  • Images

    Files

    • sound file (wav)
    • video file (mp4)
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    • sound file (mp3)
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  • Links

    Personal Website
    www.chrishoekstra.com

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2014 - 2021Broadcast Commentator and Voiceover
Sports Commentary
I work as a commentator and voiceover for several of the leading martial arts organizations in the world. As a voice talent I am experienced working on live shows as well as in studio. Please visit my website chrishoekstra.com for more information.Multiple
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    PhDUCL
    Master'sUCL
    Bachelor'sKalamazoo College

    Equipment

    I can operate:
    I have a professional recording space designed by Vocal Booth, it is equipped with a variety of mics by Rode, Sennheiser, Audio Technica, Blue, and Apogee. Everything runs into an Audient interface with dual preamps via Mogami Gold cabling., From a software standpoint, I can take a variety of remote connections and supply broadcast quality audio suitable for TV, internet mediums, radio, etc. I record using Adobe Audition and am able to use plugins by Izotope, Waves, Fab Filter, and Accusonus.

    Industry Awards

    In my broadcast career, one of my main employers KSW is currently nominated for 2020 promotion of the year at the world MMA awards in Las Vegas. We have been runner several times. In addition to this, my commentary and voice work has tallied millions of views online and on TV over the past few years, setting a number of broadcast/event records both in Europe and worldwide.

    Additional Skills

    I am a professional voiceover, broadcaster, and an academic.

    Short description of my voice

    I have a neutral, Midwestern American accent. I am experienced working in studio across a wide range of projects - including commercial, narration, corporate, and e-learning.

    Referees

    Please visit my website www.chrishoekstra.com for my credits, which include TV appearances in more than 140 countries as well as millions of views online.

    Further references and my CV are available upon request.

  • Skills

    Accents (North American)
    • Californian
    • Canadian
    • General American
    • Midwest Farm & Ranch
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    • German
    Home Studio
    • Yes
    ISDN Line
    • Yes
    Media Specialism
    • Audiobooks
    • Commercials
    • Corporate
    • Documentary
    • E-learning
    • Events
    • Narration
    • NewsReader
    • Radio
    • Telephony systems
    Work Permits
    • EU
    • USA
    Age Range
    • 20 - 30
    • 30 - 45
    Native accent
    • American - Standard
    Voice Style
    • Announcer
    • Authoritative
    • Charismatic
    • Empathic
    • Energetic
    • Friendly
    • Fun
    • Happy
    • Informed
    • Natural
    • Reassuring
    • Versatile
    • Warm
    ipDTL
    • Yes
    Accents (International)
    • German
    Years in industry
    • 6+ years