Portland, Maine, US
I am a female voiceover talent who helps clients tell their unique stories and connect with audiences of every kind. I voice for local and regional broadcast clients, as well as for education and workplace eLearning projects. I also read for Fortune 500 companies from product explainers and training, to broadcast press releases.
Clients describe my work (and demeanor) as professional, confident, friendly and engaging.
Before pursuing voiceover full time, I worked in marketing communications. I have worked as a senior account manager for marketing and advertising agencies, and held leadership roles in corporate in-house communications departments. I bring a client's perspective to every voice session.
I was raised in New York City. My path to becoming a career voiceover actor has included stints in community and professional theater, as well as studio experience on both sides of the glass.
English, English (North American)
Middle Aged, Young Adult
Business, Educational, Internet Video, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Television
• Corporate Narration
• IVR, voicemail, phone systems, and on-hold messages
• Training, business presentations, sales, and web sites
I began acting in local community theater in New York City at the tender age of five. I continued with acting training and performance all the way through college and beyond.
Voice training has come from real-life studio experience; as well as writing and producing broadcast material. I have been an active voice talent for more than 20 years.
My background is in marketing communications, and I bring that skill set to all voice sessions.
Rode and MXL
Computer & Software
I will go to any designated studio in my area, and have relationships with many in the market. I can also record and deliver raw audio files, via Email or Dropbox link, from my personal studio.
Voiceover, final production services and needle drops (for additional fee); copywriting
"She is a professional to the core and a delight to work with. I can highly recommend her."Jo Braley Birmingham, Braley and Springer
"She is one of my favorite voiceover talents because of her pleasant demeanor, meticulous professionalism, and fantastic voice artistry."Michael McInnis, Michael McInnis Productions
"Shireen is simply a pro. Her talent as a skilled writer and extensive experience in marketing give her an edge in voiceover work."Steve Scheider, Bluewave Creative
"Shireen is the consummate voiceover professional, consistently hitting the mark with a wide range of talent from smooth to conversational to informative, delivered on-time and on budget."Denise Sposato, Marketing and Communications Director
I am continually impressed with Shireen's professionalism and attention to detail. Shireen delivers high-quality audio files to project specifications, which can vary from project to project. She keeps me up to date on her availability, allowing me to plan ahead on upcoming projects.Kelli Blair, ICDC College
Voice Over Clients
I have voiced for H&R Block, Pfizer, Amtrak, Delhaize, Hussey Seating, the Vermont Lottery, Concord Trailways and many more.
I voice regularly for local and regional broadcast. Additionally, I have handled a variety of industrial reads for Fortune 500 Companies; from training to broadcast press releases.
I also have experience in telephone systems.
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