Louis Varricchio

Intelligent, resonant, witty, scientific

Voice Description

Newscast style with both authority and reflection

Narration is soothing to women's ears and ranges from Relaxed to sensuous to everyday sociable

Dramatic-actor inflections ideal for audiobook fiction and nonfiction

Natural storyteller with a sense of dramatic buildup and denouement

Confident, relaxed, witty, authoritative, friendly, knowledgeable, intelligent

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Middle Age Male

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

• English - USA and Canada
• Other

I Offer my Services for these Recording Purposes

• Commercials
• Promos
• Training, business presentations, sales, and web sites
• Audiobooks
• Videogames
• Documentaries
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers
• Podcasts
• 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
• I can record and then deliver the files by regular mail

Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer

• I offer copywriting services

My Home Base

, Vermont, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

A native North American English speaker, I can speak with light British and Australian accents as well as a light, vague central European (Russian) sounding accent.

My Voice Experience

Public Radio International: produced, scripted and hosted several science-related radio documentaries including award-winning promo

Prairie Public Television/University of North Dakota: Writer/producer/co-host of award-winning interstitial NASA-grant program about climate change

State of Vermont: narrator of historical state park orientation films

Stern Center for Language and Learning: narrator for teacher training coursework on DVD

My Training

AS, Grahm College (Communication: Radio, Television, Film)

BA, Temple University (Communications: Radio, TV, Film)

M.Sc., University of North Dakota (Space Studies)

Various undergraduate-level courses in broadcasting, production, and related subjects

My Studio Equipment

Portable Marantz broadcast quality recorder

Seinheiser broadcast omni-directional microphone

Adobe Audition audio editing software

Mini DV VideoCam

Additional Skills

Skilled, professional and knowledgeable talent with a master's degree in science and foundation in physical sciences including astronomy

Former science writer at NASA Ames Research Center - received agency accolade for project contributions

Member of NASA-JPL Solar System Ambassador Program - received numerous agency accolades for outreach assistance

As managing editor of two community newspapers (17,000 circulation), received numerous editorial awards

Producer/writer/co-host of "Our Changing Planet," NASA grant-funded public television interstitial program

Author, non-fiction book, titled "Inconstant Moon: Discovery and Controversy on the Way to the Moon" with testimonial by NASA scientist Dr. John A. O'Keefe

Columnist, weekly astronomy newspaper feature (17,000 circulation)

Received U.S. Civil Air Patrol (USAF Auxiliary) Gen. Charles "Chuck" Yeager Aerospace Education Achievement Award

Payment Methods Accepted

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

Contact Information

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