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Ruth Barnes
Sophisticated, timeless, warm and worldly. BBC 1 & 2 continuity announcer and 7 years as a professional radio voice for national BBC, government and commercial outlets.
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The Tate audio guide
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BBC Continuity
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Showreel
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Radio presenting / natural
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Description
Clear, helpful, informative and trustful.
Crystal clear RP diction and warmth with pacey intonation.

Experience communicating to youth and music audiences, lending vibrancy and enthusiasm.

Definitively English, but with the ability to accentuate a natural South African accent.

Classy entertainment, documentary and film narration, BBC news and public service information, corporate narration, onhold messages, power reads, consistent long form narration.
Videos

You can embed up to 10 YouTube or Vimeo videos. They should demonstrate how clients are using your voice on their productions. This is primarily for agencies to share to their end clients, so please do not include videos you've created which explicitly promote your services.

Availability
The following availability is estimated based on this artists normal availablity.
Day
Directed (AM)
Directed (PM)
Undirected turnaround
U/D
Wed 26th
Wednesday 26th
Normal
Normal
Limited
Thu 27th
Thursday 27th
Normal
Normal
Limited
Fri 28th
Friday 28th
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Normal
Limited
Sat 29th
Saturday 29th
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None
None
Sun 1st
Sunday 1st
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None
None
Mon 2nd
Monday 2nd
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Normal
Limited
Tue 3rd
Tuesday 3rd
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Normal
Limited
Wed 4th
Wednesday 4th
Normal
Normal
Limited
Thu 5th
Thursday 5th
Normal
Normal
Limited
Fri 6th
Friday 6th
Normal
Normal
Limited
Sat 7th
Saturday 7th
None
None
None
Normal working hours are:
Mon-Fri: from 9am til 5:30pm
Upcoming out of studio/holiday dates:
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Booking Information
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Client List
BBC 1 & 2 continuity announcer and 7 years as a professional radio voice for national BBC, government and commercial outlets.
Other Info
Extensive journalistic experience offers the added advantage of script writing skills.

For any post-prodiction or mixing - proficiency in editing software including Sadie and Cubase.

Longer examples of broadcasting work can be emailed on request.
Sophisticated, timeless, warm and worldly. BBC 1 & 2 continuity announcer and 7 years as a professional radio voice for national BBC, government and commercial outlets.