Clients describe Derek as a distinguished, but unstuffy Brit, a 2-Emmy, 2-Telly & Voicey-winning host, narrator & spokesman... who will work with your budget. After 150 TelePrompTer pages of computer jargon, Director Jim Stimpson said: “You're a pro's pro. It's a pleasure to call you one-take Derek.”
Tel: (702) 869-2979 www.derekpartridge.com
Producer/Director Tom Hamilton of Repo Films wrote: "Thank you for your superb, committed, spellbinding work on our Leslie Howard documentaries. Everyone who watches is impressed by your first rate work. I could never have brought these projects to life without your on-camera presence and expressive narration, charm, never-failing patience and passion for giving the best possible performance.”
In Derek's home studio he recorded, eg: 26 hour episodes of “Adventures Abroad” for The Outdoor Channel. Local state-of-the-art studios also available. Turnaround time usually the same or next day.
It's hard to encapsulate Derek’s 50 years professional experience… he started at Rhodesian TV (now Zimbabwe), he was head TV news anchor and hosted the top-rated "Frankly Partridge”. In Miami, he hosted two daily, 2-hour radio talk shows and anchored the 6.0 PM news hour for ABC's WKAT. He anchored Financial Inquiry on FNN (now CNBC) for 10 years. He was a newscaster for Newspapers For The Blind and a news anchor for London's Sky TV.
He enjoys narration and PSAs, particularly for protecting wild and domestic animals and the environment. His distinguished appearance and distinctive Brit accent have provided credibility for TV programs and corporate videos on health, medicine, pharmaceuticals, science, technology, environment, finance, commerce, law, art, travel, religion, training, safety, sport and celebrities. Upmarket clients include: BBC TV Planet Earth, Microsoft, Intel, ditech.com, Apple, Toshiba, American Red Cross, Bank of America, Hilton, Hughes Missiles, McDonnell Douglas, Warner Bros, Disney World, Paramount, Coca Cola, Schweppes, Mercedes, Jaguar, Lincoln, BMW, Toyota, Honda, Getty Oil, Kodak, Air France, Mattel, Callaway, Ritz Carlton.
He is international spokesman for XtendLife, rated world #1 Vitamin company and a spokesman for “Born Free”, the wildlife charity from the film. He was TV and video spokesman for Monex Gold and Silver, Abbott Pharmaceuticals and American Medical International.
When 7 years old, Derek’s life was saved as Leslie Howard literally took his seat on a plane which was shot down by the German Luftwaffe. He hosted the documentaries "Leslie Howard, The Man Who Gave a Damn", "The Mystery of Flight 777" and, “Howard in Hollywood” for Warner Home Video's “Gone With The Wind”. He hosted Massey Ferguson's 50th Anniversary film in French, Italian, Spanish, German & Irish.
Please visit www.derekpartridge.com for video & audio demos, client feedback & representation.