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William Vitka

Reston, Virginia, US 10:05 AM (EDT) Local Time

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About William Vitka

Will Vitka is a D.C.-based reporter with almost 20 years in the news industry and a passion for voice work. He most recently worked for WTOP News in Washington, filing reports for on-air.

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Vocal Characteristics

Languages

English (North American)

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Voice Ages

Young Adult (18-35), Middle Aged (35-54), Senior (55+)

Accents

North American, US General American (GenAm), US Mid-Atlantic

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Voice Over Skills

Radio Ad Podcasting Television Ad Video Narration Online Ad

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Studio

Turnaround Time

Less than 24 hours

Live Directed Sessions

Source-Connect, Video Conferencing (Zoom, Skype)

Microphone

Yeti

Computer & Software

Adobe Audition

Service Overview

Voice Over

Will Vitka is a D.C.-based editor, reporter and writer with nearly 20 years of media experience. He'll read just about anything you put in front of him and can write scripts as well as edit audio. His work has appeared on CBS News, The New York Post and WTOP News.

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Voice Over Experience

Digital Writer/Editor

WTOP News • Permanent Full-time

Jan 2017 - Aug 2022

Wrote and edited local news-of-the-day articles as well as deeper investigative reporting. Created catchy headlines. Oversaw website and staff. Filed reports for on-air. Edited audio and video. Served as shop steward for the union and negotiated our contract.

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Book Editor/Consultant

Permuted Press/Post Hill Press • Contract Part-time

Jan 2016 - Jan 2017

Developmental work, line-editing and rewrites for full manuscripts.

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Author

Permuted Press/Post Hill Press • Contract Part-time

Sep 2014 - Jan 2017

Author of more than a dozen fiction titles.

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Digital Night News Editor

The New York Post • Permanent Full-time

Mar 2012 - Apr 2014

Oversaw staff and updates for The New York Post online. Broke the story of the Boston Bomber being captured and covered the December 2013 Metro-North train derailment single-handedly for web. Other duties included copy and headline writing, as well as graphic design.

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Digital Senior Producer/Reporter

The New York Post • Permanent Full-time

Jul 2006 - Mar 2012

Produced and wrote stories, created graphics, and wrote headlines—in many ways, a story lived or died by the headline. Also oversaw and wrote for the Post’s popular video game blog.

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Digital Overnight Producer

CBS News • Permanent Full-time

Jan 2006 - Jul 2006

Oversaw updates to CBS News website, which involved combining or rewriting AP/staff copy and getting fresh information from network reporters, and graphic and video editing. Covered video games.

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Digital Assistant Producer

CBS News • Permanent Full-time

Apr 2004 - Jan 2006

Edited video and produced news stories. Covered video games. First to discover and publish in the West the video of the beheading of contractor Nick Berg, which headlined the CBS Evening News as an exclusive. Covered the Republican National Convention in New York.

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More Information

How do I work with William Vitka?

You can start working with William Vitka in three simple steps:

  1. Invite William to respond to your new or existing project.
  2. Review William's proposal, portfolio, and quote after they've replied to your invitation.
  3. Hire William Vitka.

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How do I pay William Vitka?

Payment to William Vitka is managed through our SurePay™ payment protection service in a few simple steps:

  1. Pay securely by Visa, Mastercard, or PayPal directly through Voices.
  2. Voices holds your funds until you're satisfied with William's work.
  3. When the work is done, download your files.

What voice over skills does William Vitka perform?

Radio Ad, Podcasting, Television Ad, Video Narration, Online Ad