Narrator Submissions Archived page

Thank you for your interest in Bee Audio. We maintain a roster of world-class narrators and welcome submissions from experienced narrators across the globe.

Please follow the steps and guidelines below:

GENRE – Send at least one sample of each genre you narrate. For example, one sample of your fiction work and one sample of non-fiction.

FORMAT – Each sample should be a separate 3 minute file following the guidelines below.

  • Recording software set at 16-bit, 44.1khz WAV mono – converted to FLAC.
  • No expansion/gating, or noise reduction processing.
  •  Dynamic compression may be acceptable but must be approved by BeeAudio.
  • RMS Levels should be no lower than -30db, and never high enough to peak/clip.
  • Studio grade condenser microphone or high end large diaphragm microphone required with suitable preamp/digital interface.
  • Shock-mount and pop filter required.
  • The microphone should be between 4” and 6” away from narrator.
  • In addition, please include 30 seconds of your empty recording space to sample room tone.

TITLES – In the file name of each sample you are submitting, include your name, the book title & genre.  (e.g. T Smith_Great Expectations_classic fiction)

YOU – Tell us a little about yourself.   Please provide the following information:

  1. Your mailing address and phone number.
  2. How many audiobooks have you recorded professionally and for what publishers? Were they at your home studio or elsewhere?
  3. Please describe your recording setup (computer, microphone, DAW, editing software, etc.).   Do you have your own booth?
  4. All BeeAudio narrators are required to deliver clean punch recorded narration (or the equivalent)  Do you punch and roll record your own narration?  If not, how do you self-edit (remove basic mistakes) when recording?
  5. What languages, other than English, do you speak fluently?  Proficiently?  How would you describe your native dialect?
  6. Do you have any Union affiliations?

EMAIL – Email your sample audio files with the subject line — Voice Submission & Your Name — to the appropriate address below

At this time, we are restricting submissions to audiobook narrators only. Please do not send us your voiceover reel.

Narrators from the US or Canada, submit your demo via the link above.

Narrators from the UK or beyond, submit your demo via the link above.