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Mama Edie (Edith) McLoud Armstrong

Chicago, Illinois, US

Highlights

Bilingual (Spanish-English) Professional Storyteller and Percussionist, Edith Armstrong is also known as "Mama Edie." Her profession as a storyteller evolved in 1989 from her work as a speech and language pathologist with multiply disabled and multi-lingual populations. She has also provided voice-over services for children's educational videos and performs internationally, most recently in November of 2017 in Iraq at an international peace conference. Clients include educational, corporate, cultural arts and social service sectors. Self-employed; availability is dependent upon time of receipt of service request.

Languages

English (North American), Spanish, English, Spanish (Latin American)

Accent

Caribbean, Indian (India), US African American, US General American (GenAm), US Midwest (Chicago, Great Lakes), US South (Deep South, Dixie, Delta), West African (Ghanaian), West African (Yoruba)

Voice Ages

Child (5-12), Middle Aged (35-54), Senior (55+), Young Adult (18-35)

Special Skills

Animation, Audiobooks, Business, Documentaries, Educational, Internet Video, Movie Trailers, Radio, Telephone, Television

Experience

Primary voice experience has been for over 20 years as a professional bilingual storyteller and vocalist, in theater and television roles; training others on the appropriate use of voice as a speech pathologist; and training deaf clients to speak. Specific voice-over experience (2 years) has been for educational video documentaries for social studies, cultural and language arts. Prose and poetry were successfully done in intercollegiate competition as an undergraduate. I am open to audio books and other experiences as well.

Credentials

Education

Master of Science Degree in Speech & Language Pathology (Communication Disorders)

Studio

Microphone

computer

Computer & Software

HP Pavilion Notebook PC, access to MP3 capability

Delivery Methods

email

Turnaround Time

within 24-hrs

Service Description

Available to also provide:
- dialectical modifications as a speech/language pathologist
- articulation enhancement and/or correction
- bilingual presentations (esp Spanish-English) blending English and Spanish within the same material, flowing from one to the other
- copy writing services
- sound effects (percussion) Nigerian beaded gourd
- vocals
- song writing
- story writing
- poetry writing

Payment Terms

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