My voice is tenory, friendly, warm, and professional. I've done work for e-Learning and presentation voice overs for adult learners and recordings for corporate introductions and overviews - with a bright, professional (and serious and somber where applicable) tone that reinforces learning and keeps participants focused. I am comfortable recording at tone and can take direction and criticism.
I also enjoy performing with accents in English - southern US, midwestern, Australian, Irish, New York Jewish, Beatle-esque liverpudlian, Pakistani and Russian accented English.
With a background in French, I can also read copy en français in a standard Parisian French accent, and Spanish as well. Impersonation talents include Kermit the Frog, Bill Clinton, Bill Cosby, Marlon Brando a la Vito Corleone, Jimmy Stewart, and a strangely accurate "speak-and-spell" text-to-speech voice I perform when inhaling (similar to Stephen Hawking's voice synthesizer).
English, French (Parisian), English (Australian)
Australian, England - North West (Liverpool, Manchester, Lancashire, Cheshire), French (Parisienne), Irish, Jewish, Pakistani, Russian, US Midwest (Chicago, Great Lakes), US New York (New Jersey, Bronx, Brooklyn), US South (Deep South, Dixie, Delta)
Middle Aged, Young Adult
Audiobooks, Business, Cartoons, Documentaries, Educational, Internet, Jingles, Movie Trailers, Music, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Television, Videogames
I have provided voiceovers to a wide range of e-Learning/online training narration projects. Training topics range from business continuity, finances, identity theft, regulations and compliance, and project management. I bring a friendly, yet confident and serious sound to these projects, with a strong understanding of how to apply inflection, pace, volume, and emphasis to these scripts.
Aside from my own voice, I enjoy performing several imitations and character voices including: Kermit the Frog, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, John Lennon, Tom Brokaw, Dan Rather, Bill Cosby, Woody Allen, Christopher Walken, Marlon Brando (a la Don Corleone), Casey Kasem, and Bill Shatner.
I have performed in few stage productions, and voiced some backstage narrations as part of some productions. I have announced basketball games, as well.
I have two years of experience in college radio back in the mid-1700s - one show for music, another a talk show I co-hosted. I have recorded public service announcements (PSA) and promos with content ranging from the sensitive (i.e. social issues like disease prevention, depression) to environmental awareness to home safety. Other opportunities have included commercials with a bright, happy sound.
BA, French, Minor in International Business
MS, Information Systems
audio-technica AT2020 USB, Behringer B-1 condenser microphone, M-Audio MobilePre
Computer & Software
Dell Studio, Intel Core 2 Quad Q8300, 2.5GHz, 4GB DDR2 SDRAM 800MHZ - Laptop: Dell Inspiron 1545 64-bit OS Win 7, 3 GB, Pentium Dual-Core T4400 2.2 Ghz
Acoustically sound home studio, stage and tabletop mic stands, pop filter, Piano, guitar, soprano recorder, tambourine
Recording, editing, post-production. Work in the DC metro area. Can deliver on almost any media.
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