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Rick Staropoli

Rochester, US

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Highlights

I specialize in narration and training voices, with an intelligent, versatile tone. I pride myself in my clean and professional reads. My live training experience and years as a litigation attorney have strongly influenced my characterization. I enjoy adapting to direction, for audition or recording purposes. Need multiple reads with various inflections? Can do. Like subtlety? Me too.

Languages

English, English (North American)

Accent

North American

Voice Ages

Middle Aged (35-54)

Special Skills

Audiobooks, Business, Documentaries, Educational, Internet Video, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Television

Experience

I've narrated many industrial and training pieces; recorded hundreds of radio and TV spots (hard and soft sell); and delivered at least 200 web-based trainings.

I'm a true voice actor, and my significant stage experience has kept me sharp.

Credentials

Education

Juris Doctor, SUNY Buffalo
Bachelor of Arts, Boston College

I'm a former litigating attorney who decided to save his soul before it got too late. I conducted hundreds of trials and hearings, and have been a public speaker in many capacities for ten years.

Studio

Microphone

AT2020 Cardioid Condenser mic, or a Shure PG58 mic

Computer & Software

Both Mac and HP PCs, with ART Tube MP Project Series pre-amp and Audacity

Delivery Methods

SendSpace or e-mail

Turnaround Time

Nearly always 24 hours -- and usually same-day

Service Description

I am self-directed, but always include reasonable re-records. I deliver finely-finished, clean files (mp3, aiff, wav, just about anything). I can match VO with video, or match it with previous VO, synching it with accuracy.

I can make text sound sincere, fluid and gorgeous. It's called acting.

In addition, I consider myself a resource for those putting together voice-driven training modules, using my experience to suggest edits, alterations, strategies, etc. -- or, of course, I can deliver copy as written. Those being trained will believe I'm speaking extemporaneously rather than from a script.

Lastly, I often serve (upon request) as an editor of copy. With the client's permission, I can transform text into its most "readable" form. I'll happily take copy and deliver it as written -- or will fine-tune it, THEN bring it to life vocally.

Voice Over Clients

Volvo, Bank of America, The Getty Museum, Kodak, Bayer, Technoquimicas, Carestream Health, Astra Zeneca

Payment Terms

Payment to Rick Staropoli is made through Voices.com SurePay®, our escrow service that guarantees your project is completed to your satisfaction. Pay securely by Visa, Mastercard or PayPal through Voices.com and when your work is done, simply download the final files, and release funds to Rick Staropoli.

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Documentaries

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Television

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Educational

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Documentaries

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Documentaries

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Telephone

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Audiobooks

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Business

David Richins for Job #34698 Training video - additional text

Apr 18, 2011

Business

David Richins for Job #33483 Training Video

Fast turnaround, great quality, good communication.

Mar 22, 2011