Trey Thomas
  • Male
  • Mableton, GA
  • United States
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VO demos

  • 1.
    Commercial Demo
  • 2.
    Automotive Demo

Profile Information

Voice Actor
My first paid gig was narrating a recruitment video for my alma mater, Oakwood University, in 1991. A decade later, while living in Portland, OR, I pursued voice over full-time in between a TV and Radio gig. I bought myself some gear, software, built a custom DAW PC and went to work for Bob Ancheta at I also managed to book my own local and regional radio/tv spots in the Pacific Northwest. But I didn't stop there. I also trained with actor/casting director Elaine Clark of San Francisco, actor/casting director Rick Zieff of Hollywood, Della Cole of Your Act Acting Studios in Atlanta. Recently, I have been lucky enough to train with the legendary and premiere VO talent Randy Thomas. I am also currently training with automotive ad genius and the founder of the Dallas Voice Acting Meet Up Group, Cliff Zellman. I also own and operate Murphy Media Group, LLC, a social, digital and mobile media marketing company. Cheers!
I have performed in commercials, promos and even portrayed abolitionist Frederick Douglas in Oregon Public Broadcasting’s American Passages: A Literary Survey – Part 7, Slavery & Freedom (ISBN: 1-57680-564-6) in 2003. Some of my most recent work includes both on-camera and VO narration for the Homeland Responder Brief as a part of the Homeland Security Training Network (2005-2006). I have voiced IDs and promos for a regional cable network in the Southeast. I recently built out a pro studio at my home in Alpharetta, GA, where I conduct remote recording sessions via ipDTL exclusively with Rode microphones.
North American English
I am distinctly baritone. My vocal instrument has been described as mellifluous and soothing, rumbling and resonant, vast and earthshaking, bold and passionate, clear and commanding.
DIALECTS, Character voices and vocal impressions
Standard American English, Cutting Edge Urban, Southern Twang, West Indian Islander.
Senior Male, Middle Age Male, Young Adult Male, Teenage Boy
Union Affiliation
Pro Audio Gear:
Sennheiser MKH-416
dbx 286s
Universal Audio Arrow with (API Vision Channel Strip, Avalon VT-737sp & Manley VOXBOX Channel Strip plug-ins).
Mackie 802-VLZ4 Compact Analog Mixer
PreSonus Eris E5 5 inch Powered Studio Monitor
Sony MDR-7506 Professional Studio Headphones
Mogami Gold XLR & TRS cables

DAW Hardware:
2019 15.4" MacBook Pro (2.3 GHz 8-Core Intel Core i9 32GB of RAM)

DAW Software:
macOS Catalina
Adobe Creative Cloud
Twisted Wave
DSP-Quattro 5

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Adobe Audition Replaces Soundbooth

Posted on June 26, 2011 at 3:21pm 2 Comments

I recently previewed a beta version of Adobe Audition for the Mac.  What I didn’t know, at the time, was that Audition was replacing Soundbooth, a digital audio workstation long used by voice actors.  And while that might be disappointing to Soundbooth fans, Audition does pack quite a punch.


Some of the features Audition has that Soundbooth didn’t have are: project exchange with third-party DAWs, native 5.1 multichannel support, more native audio effects and new royalty-free…


Could This Be The ONE?

Posted on April 9, 2011 at 12:00pm 4 Comments

You have probably collected more than a few pieces of audio hardware as a voice actor.  After all, we are always looking for that special something that will make our voices sing!  Apogee is hoping the ONE is the single piece of kit you will use in your Mac-based recording studio.


The ONE is a compact USB microphone and digital audio interface.  And with a 2.25” x 4.75” footprint it is actually small enough to fit in your pocket.  But you probably would not want to do that…


Has The iPad Become The New Portable VO Studio?

Posted on March 11, 2011 at 11:30am 2 Comments

Many of us use laptops with a solid USB mic or digital audio interface like the MicPort Pro.  All you have to do is load your favorite DAW, hit record, edit and then email the final product.  It's a great way to record those all-important sessions or auditions while on the go.  But what if I told you that you could soon use an iPad as a portable VO Studio?


Well, the fine folks at Apogee have recently…


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At 11:08am on August 8, 2010, Rodney Jackson said…
Hi Trey,

Wishing you the very best Happy Birthday!!! Enjoy.

Best Regards,
At 10:22am on February 3, 2010, VU - Founder - Zurek said…
Thanks, Tre!
At 6:06pm on December 21, 2009, Mike Hudson said…
I’d like to invite you to join a group I’ve started called “Voices of Colors.” There members offer information and advise each other on navigating this business as people of color. Just go to "forum" (up top), then to "groups," then join "Voices of Colors." Looking forward to hearing of your experiences.
All the best and continued success.
At 5:00pm on September 30, 2009, James Burlander said…
MBP will arrive Saturday! I have a Mbox 2 Mini w/ ProTools 7.4.. so I'll probably load that up. On my home PC, I've been a huge fan and user of Adobe Audition 3...
At 3:24am on August 10, 2009, Herb Merriweather said…
Howzit goin'? Thanks and a big ,ol' hairy happy birthday to you too!!
At 12:22pm on August 8, 2009, Louis Winfield Bailey said…
Happy birthday Trey!

Great demo reads and impressive profile.

Much continued success!
At 7:40pm on August 7, 2009, Dan Wright said…

Thank you for the add and I hope you have a wonderful Bday!

At 1:04pm on July 14, 2009, Rodney Saulsberry said…
Hello Trey,

Thank you for the add and the compliment. Stay in touch.

At 9:32am on February 4, 2009, VU - Founder - Zurek said…

Welcome to Voiceover Universe! Join groups, V-U tv's LIVE webcam, blog, forums, add your demos, network and so much more.

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At 9:12am on February 4, 2009, Dan (Daniel Eduardo) Hurst said…
HiYa Trey!

Welcome to Voiceover Universe! You'll meet some old friends and make some new ones around here!

I hope you'll check out and join a group that we started not too long ago called MARKETING FOR FUN AND PROFIT. It's a group dedicated to discussing ways we can market ourselves - what works; what doesn't. With your experience, you would be a tremendous resource! The link is:

Thanks for your time! I trust our paths will cross soon!

Best to ya!

dan (daniel eduardo) hurst



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