Toby outside his custom built cedar wood cabin home studio, in northland, New Zealand.

Toby outside his custom built cedar wood cabin home studio, in northland, New Zealand.

Over the last 20+ years Toby has developed his skill behind the microphone to become a force in world-class voice artistry with clients around the world raving about the quality of his work, the speed of delivery, and affordability of his rates.

Toby has wide range of experience;

  • Pirate radio in the UK in the early 1990s

  • Community radio in New Zealand in the late 1990s

  • 4 years at the New Zealand Broadcasting School resulting in a degree in Broadcasting Communications

  • 5 years in commercial radio in New Zealand

  • Managing Director of a commercial voice recording studio in 2005, which grew to be a respected international production house.

  • Became a full time-voice over in 2013 and is now working from a world-class home studio in possibly the most picturesque part of the entire world!

  • Currently runs a voice training school which has been running for 9 years training new aspiring voices entering the industry, and helping intermediate and seasoned pros with their audio and business skills.

  • In 2018 was nominated for 6 awards at the One Voice Awards in London, winning 4 of them. Later that year nominated for 2 SOVAs awards in TV commercial categories.

  • In 2019 again won Voice over of the Year at the One Voice Awards in London, as well as best documentary read, and best TV/web commercial read.

Toby was featured recently in New Zealand media for his wins at the One Voice Awards in London

Toby Ricketts Voice over caught up with Jack and Hayley on the TVNZ Breakfast show today, for a catch up about voice over, accents, and phone messages!

Toby has the craft knowledge, gear and experience to ensure that the voice for your project is a
world class production



Asus Zenbook 501 i7 with upgraded RAM, running Win10 + Adobe Creative Suite - Audition CC
Sennheiser 416
Neumann kmi84
Telefunken m221B
Arturia Audiofuse interface
Tannoy Precision 8 room monitors with NAD T743 amp & Shure 846 in-ear monitors
Autex  QuietSpace 50mm full room sound control treatment

Get a quality voice over today in New Zealand, British, Australian, or Standard American and find out just how easy and affordable it is!

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