Brasilia, Distrito Federal, BR
When speaking Brazilian Portuguese, I have what could be called a "universal" accent, since I grew up in Brasilia, where people from all Brazilian regions converted to. In other words, I don't have a regional accent when it comes to speaking Brazilian Portuguese.
When speaking English (U.S.), I have a slight foreign accent that some people pick up and some don't.
English (North American), English, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Middle Aged (35-54)
Audiobooks, Business, Documentaries, Educational, Internet Video, Movie Trailers, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Television
Narration, Voice-Overs, On-Camera work in both English and Brazilian Portuguese since 1976. Also work done as a translator since 1976.
Apart from the formal training obtained during college (University of Brasilia), I had extensive on-the-job training at several broadcast organizations along my professional life, now spanning 40 years. From Globo Network (Brazil) to the Voice of America and CBS (U.S.), not to mention countless free-lance jobs along the way, I had the chance to advance perfecting my craft.
Blue Yeti USB Silver, Apogee 96k USB Mic, Sony ECM-55B, TC Helicon MP-75, GXL2200 Gold Diaphragm Cond Mic, ElectroVoice RE50, Sennheiser EW G3 100-P Series
Computer & Software
Apple MacPro, Garage Band, Logic, Final Cut Pro X
Chroma-key studio, Canon HD camera, basic Final Cut Pro X editing
Depending on the job, but mostly overnight.
Having been a broadcast journalist for many years in Brazil and in the U.S. (as a correspondent), as well as a narrator for several programs shown on Brazilian television networks, my voice is reasonably well-recognized and admired by the Brazilian audience. To quote one producer I worked with in the U.S., I believe that my slight accent could lend a little bit of "charm" or "mystery" to the delivery of the text ("Where is that guy from?", they would ask without being able to pinpoint exactly...)
Voice Over Clients
CBS TeleNoticias Brazil
Voice of America, Brazilian Branch
Manchete TV Network (Brazil)
Globo Network (Brazil)
Countless freelance jobs involving audio & video
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