Natural, Distinctive, Compelling
Specialties: narration (audiobook, e-learning, documentary, etc - Sigourney Weaver sound style), political ads, commercials. Sexy and fun; witty and charismatic for commercials. Warm and appealing for narration. Great at boy/male voices for stories, animation, commercials. Smooth, clean and crisp pronunciation for presentations and audiobooks. Crazy, zany with different accents and inflections for characters.
Additional language - Italian.
3-Dimensional, Alto, Animated, Announcer, Approachable, Articulate, Authoritative, Believable, Bright, Classy, Clear, Comforting, Confident, Contralto, Conversational, Cool, Corporate, Dependable, Direct, Down-to-Earth, Dramatic, Dynamic, Educated, Elegant, Energetic, Engaging, Enthusiastic, Experienced, Friendly, Fun, Funny, Gentle, Genuine, Girl-Next-Door, Happy, Honest, Informative, Intelligent, Inviting, Knowledgeable, Mature, Modern, Mom, Motherly, Natural, Original, Perky, Personable, Persuasive, Playful, Polished, Powerful, Professional, Pure, Real, Refined, Refreshing, Relaxed, Reliable, Resonant, Rich, Romantic, Sassy, Seasoned, Sensual, Sexy, Sincere, Smart, Smooth, Soft, Soothing, Sophisticated, Strong, Stylish, Sultry, Sweet, Talented, Trendy, Trustworthy, Unique, Upbeat, Versatile, Vibrant, Warm, Young, Youthful
Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform
• Teenage Boy
• Young Adult Female
• Middle Age Female
Language(s) of Which I Am a Native Speaker:
• English - USA and Canada
• English - Other
• English - Irish
• English - Scotland
I Offer my Services for these Recording Purposes
• IVR, voicemail, phone systems, and on-hold messages
• Training, business presentations, sales, and web sites
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers
• Adult content
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)
Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)
• Non-Union Jobs
• Jobs for SAG-AFTRA (US) signatories
My Union Affiliations and Memberships
• SAG-AFTRA (US)
My Recording and Delivery Capabilities
• I will go to any designated studio in my area
• I have ISDN in my studio
• I have Source Connect in my studio
• 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
• I have ipDTL in my studio
Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer
• I offer copywriting services
• 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
• I can add special effects to any project
My Home Base
San Francisco, California, United States
Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects
Accents - Southern, Italian, New York, Russian/Slavic, Irish, Scottish. 2nd Language - Italian. Political voice - concerned, sincere, serious, humorous. Older, European women. Sexy computer voice. Hero/heroine style voice. Sensual Italian accent. Convincing, natural, distinctive and appealing narrator. Caring announcer of products and services. Sigourney Weaver sound style in narration.
My Voice Experience
Feb 2017: Now doing daily productions, even internationally! Recent ads: Lipton Green Tea with Jasmine for United Emirates; telephony messaging for Denmark.
Voice to video: How to upload your demo to Voice123.com: http://support.voice123.com/hc/en-us/articles/205359200-How-to-upload-a-voice-over-demo-to-
Dec 2015: NEW hot political reel showcasing latest topics and hot candidates. Produced with award winning Chuck Duran.
Also, tv commercial done for Adoption Connection of Cincinnati. Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A59VQOg0Aoc
May 2015: 50 audiobooks now online through Audible and Amazon.
Feb 2014: 35+ audiobooks on Audible.com and Amazon.com - some titles: 'Rider: Spirals of Destiny: Book 1' by Jim Bernheimer; 'No Regrets, No Surrender' by Heather Long; 'Going For It' by Liz Matis; 'The Royal Dragoneers' by M.R. Mathias. 11 more under contract.
August 2013: Full ISDN capability in home studio.
August 2013: Chosen the 2013 winner as 'Best Audiobook' by Goodreads.com/eFestivalofWords.com: http://www.efestivalofwords.com/congratulations-to-the-2013-winners-t473.html
Since May 2011 - the voice of Flora Milon on 'Rise of the Rebellion' (www.riseoftherebellion.com) (looping/IVR) Also the Show's Announcer on webisode 4.
Auto ads for Lawrence Hall Cadillac (continuing spots), GrapeVine Ford and North Texas Hyundai - all in Texas
Voiced a telephone system for a company with offices in NYC, MA and CT.
Then voiced the roles of Princess Leia and Agent 99 for an animated film short, 'Star Wars Family Feud'.
Was the Show announcer and emergency intercom announcer on 'Dark Frontier' (www.triple-fictionproductions.net)
B.A., Psychology - New York University
Violinist since age 8.
Coaches - Pat Fraley (Documentary and E-learning narration)
Ginny Kopf (dialects/inflections)
Marc Cashman (commercials, audiobook narration)
Kevin Delaney (promo, boy voices)
Marc Graue (promo/trailers)
Joan Baker/Rudy Gaskins - Master Class
Acting classes from Ken Grant/KVG Acting and Cindy Hogan (The ACTing Coach)
My Studio Equipment
Studiobricks 4' x 5' isolation audio booth
ISDN via RoadWarrior LCXL
Mogami Gold XLR cables
AT 4047 and Rode NT1-A condenser microphones
Audacity and Samplitude Pro X software
ASUS A53S laptop running Windows 10
Portable studio for travel
SourceConnect, ISDN and Skype - can add ip-DTL if needed
WAV and MP3 creation. Hightail.com, DropBox, email or FTP.
Backgrounds and former careers in:
Acting - theatre, film and commercial/industrial
Payment Methods Accepted
• Credit cards
• Personal checks, cashier's checks, or money orders in my local currency
Online Payments Via PayPal
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