NEWS FOR 2019 :

spotlight logoSam Downie is a member of SPOTLIGHT – the professional acting casting website. Casting Directors can view Sam’s profile here :

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SAM DOWNIE has a great Voice for Radio and Broadcast..!

  • Emma Dyson, PR and Membership, Spotlight UK (also was an agent in the past)

Professional TV & Radio presenter, Actor, Podcaster & Influencer.

One of the most sought after Presenters/Voice-overs/Actors/Broadcaster – Sam Downie can move from technology news programmes to travel shows, from live entertainment shows, present live radio shows off the cuff, to costume dramas and voicing animated characters – as easily as flicking a remote control button. An autistic brain of rare knowledge, with a warm, clear engaging voice, who can deliver, at a flick of a switch – the One to Watch out for !

Bristol Sounds music Podcast logo

Bristol Sounds – popular Podcast returns !

Bristol Sounds the popular Radio documentary series turns 18 this year, to celebrate I am archiving most of the podcast episodes and full radio shows together in one place, here on Dsoundz . Come and have a listen to the world-famous Bristol music scene.

sam downie interviewed by Leo Laporte on TWiT TV

Presenter & Actor

I’m often asked to appear on TV, Radio and the Stage, here’s more info about my background as well as a selection of demos

epilepsy hero Sam Downie

Ambassador for Charities – Does Good

I’m an Ambassador for various charities in the USA and the UK, supporting people, like me, with Epilepsy and Autism (asc). Find out about the Good work that I do.

Sam Downie has had a highly successful career within Radio, Television, Theatre and Online – for over two and a half decades, working both as a Presenter and Producer in TV and Radio , a Voice Over and Character Actor, an Actor on Stage including at the world-famous Bristol Old Vic Theatre and other international stages, an Actor on Television and Screen, and as a Podcaster for well known broadcasters in the United Kingdom and the USA.

A talented professional from Bristol, SW England – Sam Downie has become a recognized industry voice in the United Kingdom and the USA. His voice is warm, engaging, unique, un-rushed and confident sounding – great behind the radio mic and in front of camera, Sam Downie expertise is just perfect for Live Entertainment, Factual Entertainment, Documentaries, Animation, Films, Radio shows, Television, Technology News shows, Current Affairs such as Disability Awareness and ignorance, as well as Commercials, and Podcasts.

Sam takes his charm wherever he goes. His career began in radio in the early 1990’s starting in student radio, he then moved to local BBC Radio and then brief stints on BBC Radio 1, BBC Radio 2, BBC 6 Music and BBC World Service. Sam currently has presenting contracts with ITV and others.

His talents are growing fast, by developing engaging factual entertaining and exciting content – that audiences love to listen to and watch. Sam is one of Britain’s most in-demand presenters, his enthusiastic approach and rapport with listeners has seen his shows become popular. His reputation as  “a safe pair of hands” has led to him being asked back year after year.

For charity work, Sam Downie is a popular Ambassador & well known  advocate in Epilepsy Awareness and Autism Awareness, supporting events such as the yearly Epilepsy Awareness Day & Expo held at Disneyland Resort in California.

  • Live broadcaster with 25 + years of experience
  • Ability to handle large audiences and create an atmosphere
  • Skilled Radio Presenter and TV host / co-host, communicator and writer
  • Able to think on his feet 
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Ambassador for charities
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Sam Downie

Disabled Journalist, Broadcaster, Actor