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Karen Asconi

Karen Asconi

New York, New York, US
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Karen Asconi

Karen Asconi

  New York, New York, US

Highlights

I'm a Renaissance woman; a storyteller, inspired by life, have a varied background of experiences and enjoy developing new interests that color and temper my skills and abilities. My background in science and education provides fertile ground from which I can understand and translate denser, more technical, material offering intelligent, smooth and professional delivery for presentations, etc. A regular yoga and meditation practice provides the heart for warm, sensitive delivery for inspirational projects, narrations and documentary work, My easygoing, creative nature allows me to provide fun, enthusiastic delivery for e-learning projects and commercials, Curiosity and fun provide creative development of character voices including various animal sounds; I also enjoy taking creative risks, take great pride in working well with others and have a high level of integrity around my work.

Languages

English (North American)

Accents

British, Eastern European, England - London (Cockney, Estuary, East End), German, North American, Russian, US New England (Boston, Providence), US New York (New Jersey, Bronx, Brooklyn), US South (Deep South, Dixie, Delta)

Ages

Middle Aged, Senior, Teen, Young Adult

Special Skills

Audiobooks, Business, Cartoons, Documentaries, Educational, Internet, Movie Trailers, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Television, Videogames

Experience

I'm always grateful for the opportunities and wonderful clients with whom I've worked. Currently I'm a narrator with BHI Media voicing community videos for K. Hovnanian Homes and also create voices for children's book apps with You Tell Me Stories. AudioMedia Productions invited me in to narrate two novels and I look forward to continued work with them. Additional narrations include: Trump Hotel and Tower Chicago's wellness amenities program, Duxware and Your Neighborhood Network with ACTIN Web Videos. My British accent was tapped for a Castrol Motor Oil E-Learning program with MarutiMultilingual, production of Antibody Evolution with WOOSHII, Laar Humanitarian Programme's "Child Friendly Spaces" and the voice of Wendy in the deleted scenes from "Peter Pan" on Blu Ray dvd for EMC West.

My character/animation demo was well received by Alconost who hired me to provide character voice narration for a video project geared toward children. I'm on their talent roster and have completed several English translation children's books and video games.

I completed the book trailer for "Inside Out and Back Again, " distributed by Scholastic, at Big Yellow Duck Studio. This recording went so smoothly, that it led to a 2nd book trailer for "Endangered" which was completed from my home studio.

I've also been fortunate to work in tandem with a local, professional broadcasting company to provide voice for PSAs for ALS and the Young Faces of ALS promoting their charity events.

Credentials

Education

Always a lifelong learner, my development as a voice talent never stops. I'm commited to honing and improving my skills at every opportunity, so that I can offer my clients the highest possible value for their money.

Prior to expanding my interests in the field of voiceover, I taught on the high school level for 33 and a half years. Subjects I specialized in were Theatre Arts (MA in Theatre) and Sciences (BS in Biology; taught Bio, Anatomy/Physiology, Environmental Science, Earth Science).

I also sing, have performed in numerous theatre productions through the years (musical and non-musical) as well as banquet bands. As part of my extracurricular work in education, I was assistant director for the school choir and directed theatrical productions and talent shows.

Studio

  • Microphone

    AT2020 Cardioid Condenser Mic

  • Computer & Software

    MacBook Pro with Twisted Wave and Audacity

  • Delivery Methods

    Dropbox, Email

  • Turnaround Time

    1-2 days

Service Description

I have a fully outfitted professional studio, and am capable of delivering quality tracks on demand. I also offer copy-writing services. I pride myself on being efficient, easy and fun to work with, maintaining high standards of integrity and always operate from a place of providing what my clients need.

Testimonials

"I appreciate the quick turnaround, thank you for being so prepared!"
— Jeff Buckland | Director

Tricycle Films

"Karen’s quick and professional assistance helped our organization get our message out there… we loved working with her."
— John Sutherland

ALS Therapy Development Institute

Voice Over Clients

BHI Media - K. Hovnanian Homes
MarutiMultilingual
You TELL Me Stories
ACTIN Web Video
Alconost
WOOSHII
Scholastic

Payment Terms

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Next Steps

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