Cecelia Ottenweller

Educated, wise, warm, sweet, smart, mom, aunt

Voice Description

Clear, warm, authoritative, knowledgable, interesting, interested - great for museum pieces, documentaries. Upbeat and fun for commercials
Warm, confident for commercials, narrations
Offbeat, interesting character acting, audiobook reading
Smooth, professional, clear and concise for corporate presentations, product animations, product launches. International appeal - clear, no accent
Smart woman with sex appeal

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Middle Age Female

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

• English - USA and Canada

I Offer my Services for these Recording Purposes

• Commercials
• Training, business presentations, sales, and web sites
• Audiobooks
• Videogames
• Documentaries
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers
• Podcasts
• Cartoon/Animation

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
• I can record and then deliver the files by regular mail

Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer

• I offer copywriting services
• I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks

My Home Base

, Texas, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Ditzy woman, southern woman, southern girl, jewish, new york, midwest, mom, crazy aunt, OMG she is so CRAZY, nagging shrew, sophisticated socialite, clueless, the pretty girlfriend, the ugly girlfriend, female documentary reader, know-it-all woman, smart sexy teacher, everyone's nightmare librarian, school principal, smart FBI agent, "I'm not a blonde!", Country station announcer, traffic announcer

My Voice Experience

I have over 25 years experience in the business.

I started at the tender age of 19 when I was hired to be a disc jockey for a country station in Petal, Mississippi. I went on to become one of the top traffic announcers in Houston while putting myself through school for an anthropology degree. I left that career and quickly became a museum professional, working as an educator and exhibit developer and my voice work for museums and documentaries has been featured as part of major exhibits for Houston's top three museums: the Houston Museum of Natural Science, the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, the Holocaust Museum.

I voice corporate product launches, including international Tier One launches of major oil and gas service company technologies. I also voice a number of internal training programs for ethics and compliance, disaster response, personal protective equipment training, HR training, sales training, administrative training.

My voice has been used in a number of radio commercials both as a straight announcer and as a character actor.

My audiobook narration for "Mossy Creek" is available on Audible and has received very positive reviews (and not just from my friends and my parents who think I'm a genius, but they're supposed to think that...)

My Training

BS in Anthropology from University of Houston
Multiple graduate hours in Anthropology, History

Voice training includes multiple private sessions with coaches as well as seminars with Bettye Zoller, Jim Conlan.

School of hard knocks: Radio, traffic announcing!

My Studio Equipment

Basic, clean home studio set up with Mac, MobilePre, RODE=NT1-A mic (Basic, but nice sound)

I've got personal relationships with two very fine studios in town that have ISDN and phone patch capabilities, so I'm able to record whatever is needed. The studios do charge me, so that has to be included in my pricing, if needed.

Additional Skills

I am also a communication and marketing consultant, working with firms to create their messaging. I write scripts for industrial animations, museum exhibits, and training pieces. I am ideal as a documentary / exhibit / teaching /training voice because of my breadth of experience within these fields. I understand why the project was written and the intent behind the message.

I have two other careers:
My "day job" is as a consultant for a multimedia firm that serves oil and gas and medical. I'm very knowledgeable about technology and medicine and am usually the lead account manager because of my skills and knowledge.

I also am a contract museum exhibit content consultant. I have over 18 years of experience working with museums, including a 5-year stint as a museum educator in a science museum.

Professional museum projects include development of the exhibits for the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, wrote the commemorative history of the Houston Branch, developed their exhibits. Writer, developer of Shell Exploration and Production exhibit in Rijswijk, Netherlands; Genetics for Museum of Health and Medicine, Houston, and many others.

Payment Methods Accepted

• Personal checks, cashier's checks, or money orders in my local currency
• Wire transfers

Contact Information

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