I have a flexible skills range, from medical reads to playful and quirky. My voice has been described as being like Glinda the Good Witch. I am a teacher who especially enjoys narration, including documentaries, audio tours, audiobooks, podcasts and internet. My voice is suited to both middle age and the 30's age range. Warm, soothing, medical, playful/quirky, educational, podcasting, audiobooks, audio tours, TV promos
English (North American), Spanish, English, Spanish (Latin American)
North American, Spanish
Middle Aged, Young Adult
Audiobooks, Business, Documentaries, Educational, Internet, Movie Trailers, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Television, Videogames
Special skills include fast legal reads, pronunciation of difficult words or names with ease (as in medical narrations), and narrations in general.
I have experience:
teaching public speaking (4 years),
as the announcer at gymnastics competitions (3 years),
coaching Mock Trial program/competition (3 years),
as an advisory teacher for homeschoolers (8 years),
storytelling as a school librarian (10 years)
Hobbies include skiing, travel, cooking, health and nutrition, and trying new things.
VoiceTrax Voiceover Academy (San Francisco Bay Area)
San Jose State Voice Academy
Bachelor of Arts in English from California State University at Long Beach
Master of Arts in Education from California State University at Long Beach
Library Services Credential from California State University at Long Beach
Computer & Software
Dell PC; Audacity software
M-Audio Mobile Pre-Amp
Preferred: MP3 email
can be negotiated as needed
Writing skills (including editing)
fast legal and medical reads
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