I bring a warm, versatile contralto voice - bright, dusky, playful, professional or sensual as the circumstance requires.
I speak Spanish as a second language and flow smoothly with a script for most Latin-based languages and Kiswahili. I've delivered impersonations of pop culture figures for broadcast including Betty Boop, Marge Simpson (Simpsons), Lois Griffin (Family Guy), Estelle Costanza (Seinfeld), Martha Jones (Dr. Who).
English, English (British), Spanish
Australian, British, England - London (Cockney, Estuary, East End), French, German, Irish, North American, Russian, Scottish (Standard Scottish English), Spanish, US General American (GenAm), US New York (New Jersey, Bronx, Brooklyn), US South (Deep South, Dixie, Delta)
Child, Middle Aged, Senior, Teen, Young Adult
Audiobooks, Business, Documentaries, Educational, Internet, Jingles, Music, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Television
I am an adaptive professional who has worked in small (Blacksburg, VA) to major market radio (Denver, CO) as a DJ, show host, news anchor, in-field reporter, voice over talent and independent podcaster. I've conducted live and pre-recorded interviews with personalities varying from political candidates to professional football players; authors to entertainers.
In the course of my career I have created vocal tracks for Commercials, Promos, IVR, voicemail, phone systems & on-hold messages, Training/Business presentations, sales & web sites, Audiobooks, Videogames, Documentaries, Television, Podcasts, Adult content, Songs and other end-use. I've worked as a live announcer and remain interested in working the voice work areas listed above as well as exploring opportunities for spokesperson, cartoons, films, on-camera, infomercials movie trailers and videogames.
I currently produce a literary science fiction podcast - KnitWitch's Scifi/Fantasy Zone - with over 48,000 downloads to date. I have recently performed short story narrations for subscription audio fiction magazines including Escape Pod, Podcastle and Variant Frequencies.
*BA Theatre Candidate - Berea College 1992
*15 Years of on-air and public speaking experience
Samson Studio Condenser
Computer & Software
Windows XP SP3, Pentium 4: 2.20 GHz
Behringer Eurorack MX1602
Email, FTP, USPS, FedEx & UPS.
48 hours or less, 24-hour turnaround available upon request
*I can record in my home studio.
*I can utilize a preferred or designated studio in the Denver Metro area.
*I provide voice direction services.
*I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks.
*I have a music & sound effects library and can add either or both to any project.
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