conversational,young, upbeat, documentary, mature
I have a FUN YOUNG, upbeat, conversational, GIRL NEXT DOOR voice, MID TONED- SERIOUS but FRIENDLY sound for informational pieces. And A WARM FULL mid-toned "Diane Sawyer" sound, but also can sound COZY or Enticing. My experience includes commercials for Boston Market, Cosi flatbread, CATO, and Virginia Lottery just recently. I am available most days and nights and have ISDN capabilities. I have years of experience in the booth for voice work as well as jingle singing.
Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform
• Teenage Girl
• Young Adult Female
• Middle Age Female
Language(s) of Which I Am a Native Speaker:
• English - USA and Canada
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
Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)
• Non-Union Jobs
• Jobs for SAG-AFTRA (US) signatories
My Union Affiliations and Memberships
My Recording and Delivery Capabilities
• I will go to any designated studio in my area
• I have ISDN in my studio
• I can record and then deliver the audio files via Email
Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer
• I offer translation 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
My Home Base
, Florida, United States
Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects
Upbeat conversational, Diane Sawyer, valley girl, very old lady character voice, Bart Simpson.
My Voice Experience
I started out singing jingles while attending University of Miami as a Jazz Vocal Major. This lead to doing voice-overs here in Miami, including Jaguar, Taco John's, Westland Mall, and various car dealerships in the area. I was going strong until the birth of my third child, and it became too difficult to get around to studios. Now I am back, with a recording booth in my home with ISDN. My previous background in recording has helped me tremendously with my understanding of editing and the marketing mindset- and I am enjoying working from my home. I am working with several production companies in the Miami/Orlando area, and have already recorded for Boston Market, Canon, Lexus, Cosi, CATO, the Virginia Lottery, and Walmart since I've been back up these past 6 months. I would love to work for You, and would appreciate the opportunity.
University of Miami School of Music 1981-1984
Voice coaching by Gina Maretta 1983-1989
American Idol finalist 1989 Will To Power (lead singer)1991
"On Hold" a phone voiceover company (voice talent)1992
In house VO talent and sales for Island Productions 1994
Voice Talent/jingles Zimmerman & Partners 1997-2001
Voice/jingles Tom Hartman Productions Love94,jaguar,k59Hawaii 1994-2000
Independent Contractor JINGLES/VO'S 1981-2009
Sunspots Productions 2012-present
In Cue,LLC VO talent, Jingles, production manager, 2012-the present
My Studio Equipment
ISDN DIAL UP RECORDING CAPABILITIES WITH ZEPHER XSTREAM BOX. RECORDING/SOUND ROOM BUILT FOR RECORDING WITH AKG220 MIC, AND AN AUDACITY EDITING SYSTEM
I started out as a singer/recording artist, so I have a lot of experience with recording. I was the lead Singer with Will To Power, a Billboard #1 dance band in the early 90's. I was a top jingle singer in Miami, which lead to my doing Voice-overs, for clients like Love94, and Jaguar, and Westland Mall, and Taco John's just because people liked my speaking voice and I was there... But I ended up loving it! If you need anything sung--I'm your girl-- but I also have a lot of personality and presence in my speaking voice, along with years of experience in just doing commercials... I am confident that I can give you exactly what you need for your project. So give me a try!
Payment Methods Accepted
• Personal checks, cashier's checks, or money orders in my local currency
• Wire transfers
Online Payments Via PayPal
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