Karen Gerstman

New York City/Manhattan, New York, US 8:53 PM (AST) Local Time

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Voice Over Demos

Vocal Characteristics

Languages

English (North American), English

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Accents

British, Indian (India), Irish, North American, Russian, US General American (GenAm)

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Voice Ages

Child (5-12), Middle Aged (35-54), Senior (55+)

Voice Over Skills

Animation, Audiobooks, Business, Documentaries, Educational, Internet Video, Movie Trailers, Radio, Telephone, Television

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Studio

Turnaround Time

Depending on the size of project w/i 24-48 hours

Live Directed Sessions

Phone Call, Video Conferencing (Zoom, Skype)

Microphone

Sennheiser 416 Condenser Microphone

Computer & Software

HP/Intel Core i3

Special Equipment

Steinberg UR-12 Audio Interface, Goldwave recording software

Service Overview

Voice Over

Commericals (radio, tv, Internet); Narrations (voicemail/onholds, website/Internet, e-learning, videos, real estate tours, etc), character/animation, audiobooks, Storyteller. My objective is to give my client the best possible results by listening to what the client wants.

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Voice Over Experience

British Scientist, Durrant-Doctor Who Audio Drama Behold the Tempted

SegalChord Productions • Freelance

Jul 2020 - Aug 2020

It was an absolute pleasure to voice British scientist, Durrant, for this five part sci-fi Doctor Who Audio Drama Behold the Tempted by Jay Bishop-Thompson. Love the story, love the character...and she can bring the dead back to life....or can she?

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Mme. Lubov Ranevsky (The Cherry Orchard)

Team Dogpit, LLC • Contract Part-time

Jun 2020 - Jul 2020

I voice Mme. Lubov Ranevsky in Team Dogpit's The Cherry Orchard, an abridged 3D kinetic novel adaptation of the classic play by Anton Chekhov, developed in videogame format, available on Steam for PCs and itchio for Macs. An eccentric aristocrat and her friends try to sort out her debts so that she isn't forced to sell her beloved cherry orchard. There's just one problem....she doesn't understand the value of money at all.

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Wife/Frontpoint Smart Home Security & Monitoring System Commercials

ML Creative • Freelance

Jan 2018 - Jan 2018

Voiced the wife in two Frontpoint Home Security Commercials: (1) Looking for Trouble and (2) It's So Easy

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Voicemail/On-hold Narrator

PHMG Media Group • Freelance

Oct 2015 - Mar 2021

I have recorded voicemail/oh-hold prompts for various clients of PHMG Media Group since the end of 2015.

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Nikolaevna (Red Star Azimuth)

Team Dogpit, LLC • Contract Part-time

Oct 2019 - Oct 2019

I voiced the smoking, drinking, pool-playing Russian Nikolaevna for Team Dogpit's Red Star Azimuth videogame, still in production. We had two recording sessions for this project, one in February of 2018 and the second in October of 2019.

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HEB Buddy League Training Academy robot voice

Julie Frost Kids • Freelance

Aug 2017 - Aug 2017

I voiced this robot character for a kid's show.

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Voice for a Billiard Game

Expertrans Global • Freelance

Nov 2016 - Nov 2016

Recorded various commands, instructions, comments for a Billiard Club Game

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Kitten, Cow, & Fish for the Western Veterinary Convention

MG Studio • Freelance

Jan 2015 - Jan 2015

Had so much fun voicing a kitten, cow and fish for videos welcoming and guiding attendees at the Western Veterinary Convention.

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Storyteller for a children's Motor Jack Storybook

ONCE Digital Arts Ltd • Freelance

May 2015 - May 2015

Enjoyed narrating this lovely Motor Jack interactive storybook for children (between 4-8 years old)

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Young boy named Anawak for The Adventurer

Gilles Mottais • Freelance

Sep 2012 - Sep 2012

Dubbed the voice of a young boy named Anawak in American/English for a series, The Adventurer, which was originally in French.

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Storyteller for Folktale iTextbook

Monarch Media • Freelance

May 2012 - Jun 2012

Storyteller of three stories for a Folktale iTexbook for children ages 4-9, one of which is a classic : (1) Goldilocks and the Three Bears, (2) The Old Woman and Her Pig, which you can hear in the demo section of my Voices page, and (3) The Crow and the Crock.

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Mae Wilson for Wilson Watch

Alpine Access • Freelance

Apr 2012 - Apr 2012

Voiced this old style television Edith Bunker type character, Mae Wilson, for a Capital One online educational animation.

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Kemna Collision TV Commerical

KRCG-TV • Freelance

Jul 2012 - Jul 2012

Automotive TV commercial for Kemna Collision

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Mrs. Claus for a Redsox Radio Commercial

CTP Boston • Freelance

Nov 2011 - Nov 2011

What a joy it was to voice Mrs. Claus for this Redsox radio commerdial!

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Massage Therapist for art installation

Anthony Aziz & Sammy Cucher • Freelance

Oct 2011 - Oct 2011

Voiced the role of a massage therapist for the Time of the Empress Art Installation

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Female child narrator for The Tiniez BIG Cookbook

Tiniez (Meital Soulam) • Freelance

Aug 2011 - Aug 2011

It was an absolute joy to narrate the recipes for this adorable children's cookbook, The Tiniez BIG Cookbook by Meital Soulam, in a female child's voice.

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Co-Narrator for KPMG Top Tools Course

KPMG (Aptara Corp) • Contract Part-time

Jan 2011 - Mar 2011

Female narrator for a KPMG Top Tools for Market Development online course

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British Narrator for The Pursuit of Fortune Reality Show

J.R. Rockefeller • Freelance

Feb 2010 - Feb 2010

This was a British narration that I recorded for a video for an upcoming reality show in a Robin Leach style read for The Pursuit of Fortune Reality Show

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Narrator

Honeywell Technologies • Contract Part-time

Mar 2010 - Mar 2010

This was a narration for a Biofuels Video presentation for Honeywell Technologies

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Narrator of 3 case studies for The Philadelphia Report

Cherry Hill Publishing • Freelance

Oct 2009 - Oct 2009

The Philadelphia Report consisted of studies of the Philadelphia investigating Grand Jury report into allegations of clergy sexual abuse in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. I narrated three studies of: (1) Father Cannon, (2) Father Shea and (3) Father Bolesta for the Philadelphia Report.

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Narrator for Females in Training video

KRCG-13 • Freelance

Oct 2009 - Oct 2009

Narrator for a Female in Training by Wilson Total Fitness video

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Voice of 4 Female Dogs for a Snuggies for Dogs video

Lynn Hamlin & Ernie Schultz • Freelance

Sep 2009 - Sep 2009

Voiced 4 female dog testimonials for a Snuggies for Dogs video (Roxie, Zabby, Bailey and Pollyanna)

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Narrations

TK Digital • Freelance

Mar 2009 - Mar 2009

Various narrations for computer voice recognition projects and voice sampling.

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Narrator for video

ASAP Multimedia • Freelance

Feb 2009 - Feb 2009

Narrated this video for Bellia Stride Rite Shoe Store (Happy Feet)

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Client List

Everlasting Films (Doctor Who Audio Dramas) Team Dogpit Frontpoint Smart Home Security Julie Frost Kids PH Media Group MG Studio Monarch Media Alpine Access CTP Boston Visiting Nurse Service of NY KPMG Honeywell Technologies Atlantic Prevention Resources Operand Corporation Smart Neurons FSall Selection YRB Magazine Industry Model Management Artisian Designs Malika's International Dance Studio Itex Corporation American Pegasus TK Digital The Voice Factory HOT Media USGS National Wetlands Research Center KRCG-13 ASAP Multimedia Station Break Productions

Education

Everett Oliver

Other (Animation Workshop) • Character Workshop

Apr 2018 - Apr 2018

Edge Studio (Kristin Price & Linda Jones)

Other (Additional VO training and accent reduction) • Commercial and Narration

Apr 2017 - Jun 2017

VO Niinja (Kevin Delaney)

Other (Various VO workouts (Commercial, Animation)) • Commercial, animation

Jan 2011 - Dec 2014

Melody Jones

Other (Commercial VO) • We worked on various commercial VO scripts

Jan 2011 - May 2011

Joan Baker/Rudy Gaskins

Other (VO technique) • Commercial VO

Aug 2009 - Oct 2009

Voiceovers Unlimited

Other (VO Workouts with Kevin Taylor and Jennifer Duckworth) • Commercial VO

Jan 1998 - Dec 2003

Pamela Lewis

Other (Training) • Cartoon/Character/Animation

Jan 2000 - Mar 2000

Berkley Productions (Susan Berkley, Ron Knight, Rose Tamberino)

Other (VO training (Bootcamp, training and advanced training)) • Commercial/Narration/Animation, Adv. VO w/Ron Knight, Diction w/Rose

Oct 1994 - Apr 1995

Reviews

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ONCE Digital Arts Ltd.

May 31, 2013

Good work, we are very satisfied

Monarch Media

Jun 4, 2012

Karen is full of energy and truly enjoys her work. She is obviously very committed to improving her talent and will work with you to get the job done. She does great female voices as well.

Alpine Access

Apr 11, 2012

Karen nailed it on the first try. Right on time too. Her voice over will bring our animation to life!

Testimonials

Working with Karen was an absolute pleasure. Although she never got the script before the session, she nailed it on first or second take. She is extremely professional, punctual, and responsible. Will most certainly work with her in future projects. Meital Hayun Soulam

Tiniez

Karen was highly professional and a pleasure to work with. She completed each task presented in a timely manner. She was attentive to the client's needs and delivered. Keila Stevens

Aptara Corp.

Karen is a GREAT voice over artist! She's a brilliant actress, a wonderful person and very creative. She will certainly find the right voice in her head to suit your project. We love working with her! Dustin Ebaugh

TVandRadioVoices, Inc.
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About Karen

Karen Gerstman

Overview

Karen Gerstman's voice has been described as a distinctive, natural voice, full of warmth and elegance...with a quirky, offbeat edge. Voice tone or style: distinctive, warm, caring, friendly, conversational, believable, mature, motherly, smoky, quirky, trustworthy, soothing, sophisticated, natural, compassionate, engaging, storyteller, whimsical, animated, authoritative, informative tone, inviting, confident. Kindly click the heart icon to add me to your favorites! Thanks!!

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