Ottawa, Ontario, CA
I'n an award-winning, bilingual broadcaster and communicator with major market, on-air and programming experience in various formats including: Newstalk; Top 40, Pop & new Rock. Radio & TV spots, voiceovers, narrations, documentaries & other special projects (including character voices). When you work with me, you get a solid, professional read with attention to production quality and your special instructions. Listen to my newscasts, weekend mornings, on CJAD 800 - Quebec's top English Newstalk radio station.
English (North American), English, French (Canadian)
Canadian, French (Québécois), North American
Middle Aged (35-54), Senior (55+), Young Adult (18-35)
Animation, Business, Documentaries, Educational, Internet Video, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Television
I have on-air roots in Canada’s national and Montreal’s local media communities, with a record of broadcasting success at the local, national and international levels. My voice has been heard nationally and regionally on radio and TV, plus online; as well as in employee training videos; public service announcements; webinars; narrations; political ads and as the "booming voice from above" at large community, sports and arts events.
Whether you need authoritative and newsy; fun and playful or just plain conversational, I've got a voice for you. Have a listen and let's talk.
Broadcasting (Radio), Algonquin College of Applied Arts and Technology, 1993 - 1995
Journalism, Carleton University, 1992 - 1993
Creative Arts, John Abbott College, 1990 - 1992
Computer & Software
Mac; Adobe Audition or Garageband (as warranted)
Email, Dropbox, Google Drive or similar. Special arrangements for alternate delivery can also be made
Project-dependant, but always quick turn arounds - within 24hrs of receiving final script.
Voice Over Clients
Voice work completed for projects of: MediaStyle; Federation of Canadian Municipalities; Manitoba's NDP; International Association of Business Communicators - Ottawa podcast (The Voice); and the former National Aboriginal Health Organization
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