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My voice is warm and friendly, with confidence and a smile. It can be upbeat, conversational and relatable as well as smooth and smokey in my lower register. I also love to do sassy reads with a wink, dry and sarcastic interpretations or anything that shows off my sense of humor. I can be the hip best friend, the girl next door (like Anna Kendrick), the teacher, the girlfriend or wife, the warm announcer, the sexy and sultry woman (like Scarlett Johansson), the straight and direct read (like Allison Janney and Susan Sarandon), the young mom and many more!
I'm proud to be the voice of The New York Public Library (NYPL) weekly podcast available on iTunes, SoundCloud and Stitcher.
You can see some of my most recent work on YouTube at:
http:// bit. ly/mariaplaylist or my website voicebymaria . com
For corporate presentations, training videos, e-Learning, instructional podcasts and audiobooks I offer a confident, steady delivery with a friendly smile.
Speed talking is a special skill of mine and I can deliver fair balance, disclaimers and legal speed at an extremely rapid pace with clear delivery and diction.
Some of my recent satisfied commercial customers include American Express, Google, Proactiv, Target, Monistat, ACT Flouride Rinse, Zipcar, Reeds Jewelers, Sunglass Hut, Tide, Pantene Pro-V, Duracell, Dove, Smashbox Cosmetics, Robert Mondavi Wines, Marriott Hotels, Ann Taylor LOFT and Delivery.com.
English (North American), English
British, Eastern European, England - Yorkshire & Humber, Greek, Irish, Italian, North American, Russian, US New York (New Jersey, Bronx, Brooklyn), US South (Deep South, Dixie, Delta), US South West (Texas), US Upper Midwest (Fargo, Minnesota)
Middle Aged, Young Adult
Audiobooks, Business, Cartoons, Documentaries, Educational, Internet, Movie Trailers, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Television, Videogames
Television, Radio and Internet Commercials
Web Explanation Videos
Internet radio "call to action" ads
Training Modules and Programs
Dramatic film narration
Several Voicemail Greetings & Prompts
Audio Book narration
Also a professional actor with stage, film and TV credits
BA in Creative Writing & Theatre, Binghamton University
Have studied VO with Pat Fraley, Toni Silveri, Lisa Fischoff, Elizabeth Bunnell, Carrie Faverty.
Audio Technica AT-2020, Shure SM7B
Computer & Software
MacBook Pro with Amadeus Pro Editing software
Can patch into session via Skype or Google Hangouts, phone, ISDN
E-mail, Dropbox, FTP, US Mail
4 hours, faster if needed!
I love to voice projects to help make your vision become a reality. I promise great communication, clear quotes and a final product that you will be completely satisfied with.
"Maria is an absolute joy to work with. Her voice is so versatile that we’ve been able to try a variety of styles for our podcast without searching for new voice talent each time, and she consistently gives us exactly what we need in clean, high-quality recordings. Maria is also reliable and speedy in responding to emails and turning around same-day jobs, which is extremely helpful when we’re up against a deadline."New York Public Library
"Maria perfectly captured the spirit of our brand. The recording shows her great attention to detail and brings out the best in our script. Amazing work, as always. Thank you!"Salesforce Foundation
"Fast turnaround and perfect audio quality."Wunderlist
"Very prompt and accommodating and a lovely voice. Perfect for what we needed."VisitMyrtleBeach.com
"Maria has been absolutely fantastic to work with - thank you!"Major Financial Institution
Voice Over Clients
Some of my recent satisfied commercial customers include Google, American Express, Robert Mondavi Private Selection Wines, ACT Fluoride Rinse,Monistat, Target, Zipcar, Proactiv, Reeds Jewelers, Sunglass Hut, Mercedes-Benz LA, Tide, Pantene Pro-V, Duracell, Dove, Smashbox Cosmetics, Marriott Hotels, Ann Taylor LOFT, Calvin Klein, Gold Bond.
Hire Maria as a voice actor. Payment is made through Voices.com SurePay, an escrow service that guarantees your work is done to your satisfaction. Send payment securely by Visa, Mastercard or PayPal through Voices.com then download your files from the website.
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Commercial Demo 669 Listens
Explainer Video for Google 8 Listens
e-Learning Demo 34 Listens
Narration Demo 8 Listens
Explainer Video Demo - 1 57 Listens
Explainer Video Demo - 2 20 Listens
Television Commercial Demo 25 Listens
Podcast Demo 16 Listens
Documentary & Reality Narration 67 Listens
Radio and TV Spots 35 Listens
Comedy Promo for TBS Network - Very Funny 14 Listens
Business & Corporate Demo 76 Listens
Corporate Education & Training Demo 65 Listens
Medical Narration Demo 43 Listens
Audio Book Demo 142 Listens
Musical Theatre Demo 219 Listens
Sarah Jamieson for Job #201042 Voices - Friendly E-Learning for Employees Thank you so much for all of your help on this project!Oct 12, 2016
Sam Park for Job #196869 Voices - Xero - Remove & Redo - US SUPER JOB!!Aug 11, 2016
Mark Shaefer for Job #195404 Voices - Batch Payments - US Thank you for being so prompt, accommodating, and a pleasure to work with. I look forward to more projects together in the future!
Jul 29, 2016
Mark Shaefer for Job #191943 Voices - Manage non-tracked Inventory Items in Xero Perfection! Could not be happier with the VOJun 29, 2016
Todd Davis for Job #190303 Champion June 2 VOs Outstanding read.Jun 15, 2016
John Sikes for Job #182328 Learning LeadersMay 19, 2016
Rabia Khan for Job #183496 Voices-IVR- English Great work!May 11, 2016
Todd Davis for Job #183603 Champion Spring 2016 Perfect tone, quick turnaround, outstanding!Apr 26, 2016
Mark Shaefer for Job #176136 Voices - UI (User Interface) explainer videos What a pleasure working with you Maria, great job!Mar 9, 2016
Todd Davis for Job #174936 Champion 3 Pickups Maria is great to work with - quick turnaround - outstanding reads - many thanks!Feb 19, 2016
Hans Guske for Job #172277 AgKnowledge Journal Video SeriesFeb 4, 2016
Cori Hutslar for Job #171183 Let Go and Unwind - Myrtle Beach Spring 2016 Very prompt and accommodating and a lovely voice, perfect for what we needed.Jan 29, 2016
Todd Davis for Job #171983 Sports Bras Always a pleasure working with Maria - outstanding reads with quick turnarounds.Jan 28, 2016
Todd Davis for Job #171245 Show-Off 2 Great reads and a quick turnaround. Maria's expressive voice makes the copy come alive!Jan 22, 2016
Hans Guske for Job #169782 AgKnowledge Journal Video SeriesJan 15, 2016
Casey Gatti for Job #158168 Healthcare Learning ModulesDec 21, 2015
Anna Lee-Poli for Job #160756 Mom Voices for Online Web Videos Maria is wonderful to work with! She is quick and responsive and very accommodating, with a great attitude to boot. On top of that, she has a warm, friendly, and very accessible voice. I highly recommend her!Nov 19, 2015
Casey Gatti for Job #161591 Healthcare Learning Module EBNPX Excellent delivery!Nov 13, 2015
Tane DV for Job #158366 Hair Demo Video Amazing! Thanks for being so patient with us!Oct 23, 2015
Reflex Media for Job #157743 Education/ Orientation video for website Prompt replies, even more prompt with recording and sending revisions of the script. Most importantly- a great end product!
Thank you,Sep 30, 2015
Bonnie Avey for Job #157012 Voices - RUSH National TV Spot Super Job!Sep 30, 2015
Bill Reifenberger for Job #141992 Virginia Wine Board Maria did a great job for us with her read. We would definitely enjoy working with her again.Sep 1, 2015
Stephanie Dickson for Job #143884 Voices: E-Learning Project - 1435 words Fantastic work Maria! Thank you!Jun 23, 2015
Stephanie Dickson for Job #139650 Voices: E-Learning Project - 1100 words Maria has been absolutely fantastic to work with, thank you!Jun 19, 2015
Stephanie Dickson for Job #143387 Voices: RUSH Internal Explainer Video - 218 words Fantastic work Maria!Jun 9, 2015
Ben Machado for Job #143926 Who we are video Nailed what i was looking for perfectly. Highly recommendMay 31, 2015
Detch Singh for Job #139232 Hypetap Summary - Maria Maria was very professional, her turnaround was fast and the end product was exactly what we wanted! Would love to work with her again on our next project.May 19, 2015
Ian Callander for Job #128414 Voices.com - Telephone On Hold System Recording (English Great work!May 14, 2015
Tony Blay for Job #139453 Voices - Technical Female Great work!Apr 28, 2015
Cortney Western for Job #137012 PFTL39513, PFEL10112 (ProForm product videos) Extremely prompt and nice to work with!Apr 8, 2015
Bryan Headley for Job #133605 Continuing Ed PoemMar 3, 2015
Rob Mundy for Job #126986 Voices - Girl Next Door Fantastic job!!Jan 6, 2015
Stephanie Dickson for Job #97298 Voices: Internet Promo Video - 303 words Thank you for your excellent work!Mar 4, 2014
Kenn Richards for Job #96122 Internet Radio Spot for Shoe Brand Maria is a STAR!!Feb 4, 2014