Philip Chryssikos is a highly regarded and award-winning British broadcaster, journalist, news reader and voiceover artist with more than 25 years’ experience spanning BBC, commercial and online outlets.
As a voiceover; Philip is described as sounding: “confident, engaging and distinctive, with trusting tones .”
Regularly commissioned for corporate presentations, e-learning, in-flight announcements, telephone on-hold (IVR), as well as radio and television commercials worldwide; Philip’s voice is trusted by BASF, Daimler, Harley-Davidson, Jazeera Airways, Honeywell, Kraft Heinz, PwC, Tesla Motors and Virgin Atlantic, among others.
As an in-vision presenter; Philip regularly hosts international corporate presentations for leading research and insight company Kantar Group and WPP, a British multi-national advertising and public relations company.
Separately; Philip is heard on the United Kingdom’s biggest and most loved commercial radio stations; Classic FM, Gold, Heart, LBC, LBC News, Radio X, and Smooth Radio as a news broadcaster and presenter.
With a vocal tone described as “confident, engaging and distinctive, with trusting tones”; Philip’s British male voice is neutral in accent with a Received Pronunciation (RP) / Standard English presence.
Philip’s voice is trusted by internationally recognised brands for their advertising campaigns, on-hold telephone (IVR) messages, in-flight announcements, corporate presentations and e-learning projects.
Philip’s professional broadcast and voiceover studio is equipped with industry renowned equipment:
- Adobe: Audition CC (2020) and Premiere Pro CC (2020) – audio and video editing software
- Behringer: Xenyx X1204 USB – mixing console
- Roland: UA-55 Quad Capture – audio interface
- Sontronics: Orpheus and Saturn – microphones
The majority of clients trust Philip to self-direct their voiceover session. However, you can listen in to offer your own direction. There are various ways to connect to Philip’s studio, including:
If you’re in a hurry for your voiceover, Philip provides a fast turnaround – the same day or within 24 hours.
You can specify which audio recording sample rate and file format you require . For example, to play on a telephone on-hold (IVR) system or for video production.
Philip is also fully versed in providing ADR, or Automated Dialogue Replacement, utilising Adobe Premiere Pro (2020) to help achieve this.
Once any voiceover project is delivered, should there be any ‘pick ups’ or changes to your script, Philip handles these just as quickly and easily.
Ask Philip for a free, no obligation, sample recording of your script to be 100% confident he is the voice for your project!
Philip is an award-winning British broadcaster and journalist with experience and expertise presenting both music and rolling news programming on market-leading radio stations in the UK’s capital, London.
Philip regularly voice-tracks music radio shows for stations around the world.
Additionally, Philip also anchors live rolling news programmes for LBC News incorporating live guest contributors, reporters and an array of content feeds into his presentation – all from his professional broadcast and voiceover studio.
It alllows Philip to provide high quality audio with low delay back to the client in real time, without having to visit the client’s studio or a contributor / reporter having to visit Philip.
Philip is fully versed in an array of internationally recognised broadcast systems.
These include packages by:
Philip is a highly accomplished and award-winning Director of Content & Partnerships with extensive success across the BBC, commercial and online outlets around the world.
Utilising his astute commercial acumen and love of digital media and technology, Philip delivers creative ideas and advice. In turn, this leads to enhanced quality, return on investment and profit beyond expectation.
Highly respected by colleagues and clients as an established multi-media journalism and radio presentation specialist, Philip is also an influential ambassador engaging audiences, building stakeholder relationships, securing rights and negotiating key contracts.
Leading by example with an exemplary work ethic; Philip mentors and inspires others to achieve their highest creative performance – individually or as a cohesive team.
As a success-driven, collaborative and visionary thinker, Philip embraces change with the confidence to challenge. Adding value at strategic and operational levels, he uses his charismatic enthusiasm and talent to transform ideas into reality.
KEY SKILLS and EXPERTISE:
- Devising & Directing Content Strategy
- Building Client & Stakeholder Relationships
- Pitching, Securing Rights & Negotiating Key Contracts
- Transforming Audio & Video Editing Services
- PR & Marketing / Full Life-cycle Event Management
- Instilling High Production Values / KPIs
- Increasing Revenue & Profit
- Board Reporting / Conducting Senior Meeting
- Devising Financial Efficiency Improvements / ROI
- Setting & Managing Budgets (up to £500k)
- Identifying Business Development
- Increasing Global Multimedia Audiences
- Technical Operations Management
- Broadcast Law / Regulatory Compliance
- Recruitment, Team Leadership, Training & Development
- Multimedia Journalism & Presentation Specialist
- Brand Ambassador
During his 11 year tenure as Managing Editor Content and Partnerships at 7digital plc (formally UBC Media Group plc), in 2007 Philip led his multi-media news division to win gold at the prestigious European Radio Awards, for Best Regular Showbiz Feature.
Philip also guided his team to achieve finalist status at the Radio Academy Awards, in its Information Feature category; separately in the Best Entertainment Producer category at the Radio Production Awards, in 2005 and 2006 respectively.
An established professional voice-over artist, Philip is also an experienced international radio presenter, multi-media content editor and journalist with 25 years top flight experience in the industry.
Philip’s career has won him a prestigious gold honour at the European Radio Awards and nominations at the Sony Radio Academy Awards and the Radio Production Awards.
His work has also seen him part of the award-winning on-air news and presentation radio teams at 95.8 Capital FM London, 1548 AM Capital Gold (London), Xfm (now Radio X), talkSPORT and BBC Radio London; as well as on BBC News and Sky News television channels in the United Kingdom.
Following this, Philip spent 11 years as Managing Editor Content & Partnerships of Entertainment News at 7digital Group plc (formally UBC Media Group plc), devising and implementing his division’s editorial policy.
With content listened to by more than 10 million people a week in the United Kingdom and millions more globally online; during his time at 7digital Philip guided his hand-picked, dedicated team of multi-media journalists to win gold at the prestigious European Radio Awards.
As a voice-over artist, Philip’s “solid, clear and balanced” voice is regularly commissioned worldwide to voice commercials, promotional trailers, e-learning modules, corporate presentations, in-flight announcements and radio and television commercials.
On radio; Philip is on the talent roster at Global, one of the world’s leading media & entertainment groups and Europe’s largest radio company.
As a broadcaster, journalist, news reader and news anchor, Philip is regularly heard on Global’s biggest and most loved commercial radio stations across the United Kingdom; Classic FM, Gold, Heart, LBC, LBC News, Radio X and Smooth Radio.
Away from the microphone; Philip lectures in Radio Journalism & Presentation at colleges and universities, he is on judging panels at annual industry radio awards and hosts awards presentations, including for the National Health Service (NHS) in England.
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“Philip’s level of professionalism, extremely fast turn around time and flexibility really helped make the project successful.
Thank you so much! I am looking forward to many more projects together!”
“It was a pleasure working with Philip.
Very professional and always meets my expectations and deadlines.”
“Philip is wonderful to work with. Flexible, professional, on time, responsive; in addition to having a wonderful voice that gives a project that certain extra it needs.
Thank you, Philip, for another great job!”
“Philip was very helpful and kind.
He worked quickly and efficiently.
We were very happy to work with him!”
“Philip is a top quality voice over artist who always delivers perfect results and on time.
He’s a pleasure to work with and a great guy to match.
If you’re looking for someone with great voice over skills, a high quality radio presenter or a speaker on the subjects of media, journalism or new media; then Philip is your man!”
“I’ve worked with Philip for many years now and have always received the highest quality audio in addition to many takes in a variety of styles.
You can trust Philip to nail any project with prompt service and reliability.”
“Philip’s effort with us made our project a real success.
We hope to work with you again.”
“Philip is great at creating valuable content, and knowing where it needs to be seen.
He is a man that understands audiences, the importance of timeliness and a good contact book.
A pleasure to work with.”
“Having worked with Philip, both as a presenter and as a journalist and content provider, he has something somewhat unique in the industry – the ability to take a back seat and simply be a facilitator to a great song or showbiz story.
And whilst that might not be a strategy to achieve short-term wins in the career or ego stakes, it’s a long term win when it comes to industry respect and standing.”
“Philip’s journalistic skills and producer mindset are well-known and well-regarded in the industry, and have been for many years. I have had the chance to work with Philip on a number of audio and radio projects – his charisma, confidence and trustworthiness have established him as a really great person to deal with.
I believe his genuine enthusiasm for the work he does and his ability to inspire those around him definitely set Philip apart as both a leader and a mentor. He also has a strong team focus when talking to others about the Entertainment News brand and always shares and passes due credit to his colleagues.”
“I cannot speak highly enough of Philip. He is incredibly talented, great with people, a wonderful ambassador for a company and extremely versatile as he can work on many content platforms and always delivers quality.
Philip really gets media and entertainment and is very driven to achieving good results. Any company who hires Philip will gain a real asset.”
“I worked with Philip at Capital Radio in the 1990s – one of the most creative periods in the London radio market.
Philip worked in a pivotal role within the London content team and I would have no hesitation in working with him again.”
“Absolutely outstanding talent!
Philip understood the tonality I needed for my voice over perfectly and provided the ideal recording for the job.
More importantly he was available to answer my questions, was quick with all responses and communication, and ultimately delivered a very urgent project to the highest standard in the fastest time imaginable.”