Sonja Gardner

News Anchor, Sultry, Compelling, Trustworthy

Voice Description

Bluesy and compelling for song jingles and presentations, professional and charismatic for news broadcasts and instructional videos, sexy and alluring for advertisements

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Child
• Teenage Girl
• Young Adult Female
• Middle Age Female
• Senior Female

Language(s) of Which I Am a Native Speaker:

• English - USA and Canada

I Offer my Services for these Recording Purposes

• Commercials
• Promos
• IVR, voicemail, phone systems, and on-hold messages
• Audiobooks
• Documentaries
• Movie and game trailers
• Podcasts
• Songs
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

My Union Affiliations and Memberships

None

My Recording and Delivery Capabilities

• I will go to any designated studio in my area
• I can record and then deliver the audio files via Email
• I can record and then upload the audio files via FTP

Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer

• I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks
• I offer radio ad production services
• I have a music library and can add music to any project

My Home Base

, Roswell, Georgia, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

British accents, Southern slang, news reporter, sexy, bluesy.

My Voice Experience

SONJA GARDNER (770) 309-4942
Email: sonjakwisdm@yahoo.com



OBJECTIVE

To obtain a position in radio or television broadcasting as a news anchor, talk show host, voice over artist, announcer and/or associate producer where several years of on the job, hands-on training will be applied.


HIGHLIGHTS

• Confident and articulate with hands-on training in radio and television broadcasting
• Competent and proficient at producing and broadcasting her own work
• Rotary Grand Award writer
• Top speech award winner at Louisiana State University
• Most productive and promising intern at WNFO Radio
• Produced and hosted a creative, professional, radio talk show
• Program manager said, “I recommend Sonja to any job she may aspire to in broadcasting.”
• Winner of paid internship at WAFB-TV Channel 9
• Over twenty years public relations experience
• Resourceful and versatile in producing, recording and broadcasting a telephone inspiration line for a community organization
• Earned an internship at a Louisiana Public Broadcasting television station
• Talented voice over artist with on-hold commercial work experience
• Self-starter, quick to learn new skills with enthusiasm and a positive drive for success
• Diligent, hard-working, sincere and dependable


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Reporter with WAFB-TV Channel 9 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Experienced hands-on training with news reporters on producing, editing and broadcasting news stories for television. Tested on camera, trained in creating voice overs and commercials, edited news copy from both AP and UPI wire services, assisted on-staff meteorologist with compiling weather data, located slides and film footage to assist reporters in producing their news stories, and went out on news stories in Baton Rouge and New Orleans with various different reporters.

Intern radio broadcast reporter with WNFO-AM 1300 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Learned the technical side of running the control board for different broadcasts , and read the antenna tower meters for the radio station. Produced, hosted and broadcasted a radio talk show entitled, "Working Woman", five days a week while maintaining a thirty hour per week job at the newspaper company in Baton Rouge, Louisiana; the State Times and Morning Advocate. Notable guests from the area were interviewed first by telephone and then live, on the air, at WNFO Radio where topics of interest to working women were covered and aired. Produced and broadcasted a WNFO current events segment weekly on the radio as well as news feature stories, commercials and the local weather forecast.

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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (cont.)

Interned at Louisiana Public Broadcasting television station. Met with other interns to learn a more creative and less main-streamed method of creating feature stories and educational-type stories.

News anchor with FetchYourNews.com for Gilmer, and Pickens counties in Georgia. Interviewer with SoFarPublishing.com in Chicago, Illinois, Jingle artist for local TV and Radio Production Companies,Voice over artist with Cisum Communications in Atlanta, Georgia. Recorded and broadcasted on-hold commercials for various different clients in the Atlanta area. Learned the sales and marketing end of the job by creating an interest in services and selling on-hold commercials produced by Cisum Communications.

Over twenty years public relations and customer service work in various different capacities in which people skills, computer, entrepreneurial skills, marketing director skills, as well as interpersonal and empathetic skills were expanded and utilized.


EDUCATION

Louisiana State University- 2 years

WAFB-TV Channel 9 Internship in Baton Rouge, La.

WNFO-AM 1300 Radio Internship in Baton Rouge, La.

Louisiana Public Broadcasting television internship in Baton Rouge, La.

Cisum Communications voice over artist in Atlanta, Ga.

So Far Publishing/Simons Group

FetchYourNews.com

My Training

Unknown - Click here to ask Sonja Gardner

My Studio Equipment

I have access to numerous studios for any type vocal work here in Atlanta, and in Nashville.

Additional Skills

Unknown - Click here to ask Sonja Gardner

Payment Methods Accepted

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