Toledo Blade trumpets one of’s own, Mike Shepherd

It’s not very often that professional voice talent are applauded for their work in the public eye.
A Toledo based media outlet, Toledo Blade, recently covered a story featuring several voice talent, giving an indepth look at the careers of Karen Hamer, Tom Brady, Joe Cali, Mike Shepherd (an InteractiveVoices talent), Amy Ashcroft, Keith David, Amy Scott, and Scott Greggory.
The article educates the average person about how talent go about recording voice-overs and the complexities of a voice acting career, giving the much needed impression that voice-over is hard work and being talented is only one of many factors necessary to achieve success.
The author went the extra mile and interviewed many of talents, truly giving everyone a glimpse into the world that they live in everyday. Human interest lies at the very heart of the piece.
It’s grand to see articles like this one, recognizing the voices of those who greet us everyday, giving a name and face to the voices that are known so well.

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Stephanie Ciccarelli is the Co-Founder and Chief Brand Officer of Classically trained in voice, piano, violin and musical theatre, as well as a respected mentor and industry speaker, Stephanie graduated with a Bachelor of Musical Arts from the Don Wright Faculty of Music at the University of Western Ontario. Possessing a great love for imparting knowledge and empowering others, her blog serves an audience what wants to grow in their careers as professional voice users, and more specifically, voice actors. Stephanie was recently listed on the PROFIT Magazine W100 list three times (2013, 2015 and 2016), a ranking of Canada's top female entrepreneurs, and is the author of Voice Acting for Dummies®.