Giving voice to broadcast television has been a constant throughout Rick’s career, from his high school days anchoring the news for a student-operated television studio at Kearns High School to nationwide commercial voice-over campaigns for Dish Network. Rick’s decision to pursue post-secondary education in the field of television production has led to opportunities most people only dream of.
Writing award winning television promos and commercials for TNN, Starz, and Encore opened many doors for Rick Reid, most notably opportunities to direct several of the most in-demand actors in America, including Martin Sheen, Don LaFontaine, Ben Patrick Johnson, Tony Hoylen, Maggie Roswell and Hal Rayle. Over the past 19 years, Rick has produced approximately 3,000 TV promos, commercials and PSAs for broadcast television.
Rick’s experiences in the field of television have also given him an appreciation for what clients in the business look for when hiring a voice actor. His innate understanding of the expectations of broadcast professionals provides those with whom he works a secure foundation of expertise and efficiency.
Voices.com marketing director Stephanie Ciccarelli says, "Rick’s impressive combination of writing, television production and voice-over talent make him a director’s dream come true. Rick Reid, in addition to his voice acting skills, offers a complete creative package.”Rick often refers to his services as "Voiceovers for the rest of us!" because of his unique instrument, a popular alternative to the stereotypical "announcer" voice.
About Rick Reid
Based in Denver, US, voice actor Rick Reid has a B.S. degree in Communication with a minor in Advertising from Southern Utah University and an M.S. degree in Communication Management from Colorado State University. In the state of Colorado, Mr. Reid is represented exclusively by the Donna Baldwin Talent agency. Recent clients include: Dish Network, Vongo.com, and Western Union.
Based in London, Canada, Voices.com provides an online marketplace, facilitating transactions between business clients and voiceover professionals, employing a comprehensive suite of web-based services. Clients that have worked at Voices.com include NBC, ESPN, PBS, The History Channel, Reader's Digest, Comcast, Nortel Networks, Bell Canada, Microsoft, Cisco Systems, ING, Western Union, Ford, GM, Jaguar, US Army, the US Government and more.