John Baker

Member for 5 years •
"Easy to work with, versatile, friendly and informative"

John is equally at home with long-form and short-form narration, Commercials, industrials, and character-based reads. "Phenomenal reading accuracy," "a pleasure to work with," and "friendly and informative" are all phrases John's clients have used to describe him. John is ready to bring his warm spirit and abundant enthusiasm to your story!


John's training began over 25 years ago with one of the pioneers in the IVR industry, InterVoice, Inc., where starting out he was to a large degree self-taught... and subsequently client-requested! He continues to create VO for training videos, product demonstrations, walk-throughs, and other industrials as he has branched into other VO areas such as Commercials and video game VO.

John has also trained with Marc McReady, various producers from White Lake Creative Music & Post, Lau Lapides, CJ Critt, Dave Fennoy, Randall Ryan of Hamsterball Studios, Ellie-Ray Hennessy, and others.

John continues to invest in training each quarter to sharpen his skillset, and will be attending VO Atlanta in March 2018.


25+ years in corporate training, industrials, and in-person presentations for companies such as InterVoice, Inc, Tandem Computers, Texas Instruments, Sterling Software, and CA Technologies.

The projects for these companies include everything from product marketing and how-to videos, to web-based and live training on software usage and specialized job duties. John has also provided coaching on video scripting and refinement and other aspects of video creation. John recently provided voice and presentation coaching for one client company's Leadership Development Program.

John's voice also appears in the non-ficton audiobook, The Jefferson Lies, as the voice of the author's chief detractor recorded at and by


John's foreign language studies (Latin, French, and German) give him an excellent base for reading scientific and technical copy.

In addition, John is an accomplished musician, able to play 14 different instruments. He brings deep knowledge of musical concepts such as tempo, rhythm, cadence, tone, timbre, and intonation, as well as inflection, pronunciation, and enunciation to every read.

John is also a professional writer and can, on request, assist with script creation and refinement.