Heather Ackmann

Smooth, professional, clear, sophisticated, sexy

Voice Description

Smooth, professional, clear, sophisticated, smart, authoritative, exciting, soothing, sexy, clean. Great for corporate presentations, documentaries, call systems, training and education.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• 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

• Promos
• IVR, voicemail, phone systems, and on-hold messages
• Training, business presentations, sales, and web sites
• Audiobooks
• Videogames
• Documentaries
• Podcasts

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

Jobs for ACTRA (Canada) signatories Jobs for ACTRA (Canada) signatories

Jobs for British Equity signatories Jobs for British Equity signatories

Jobs for Union des Artistes (Canada) signatories Jobs for Union des Artistes (Canada) signatories

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

My Home Base

Schaumburg, Illinois, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Midwest and Southern (American) accents.

My Voice Experience

An author for TrainSignal/Pluralsight since 2008, my voice is featured in the company's call system, in their home page video introducing their training, on a number of TrainSignal YouTube clip intros and outros, and in their Office 2007, 2010, and 2013 courses.

My Training

BA in English, minor in creative writing (Bradley University); MA in Literature (University of Arkansas, not conferred).

I began voice lessons when I was in the second grade and continued with private voice training through high school. As a child and teenager I competed in a number of local singing and state competitions, but chose to pursue a different career in education. Currently, I am working full-time at Pluralsight, utilizing all of my skills and experience (voice, writing, editing, and teaching) in my ultimate dream job.

My Studio Equipment

I own several dynamic microphones (Blue Yeti, Shure SM58, Audio-Technica AT2020), and have access to several condenser headset mics (Shure SM-35XLR and AKG Pro Audio C520), other dynamic microphones (Electro-Voice RE20, RE320; Heil PR40) and a sound-proof booth. I also own several audio interfaces and the Cloud-lifter CL-1. For screen capture and editing, I have Camtasia, and a subscription to Adobe CC (Audition, Premiere Pro, etc.).

Additional Skills

As an experienced technical writer, author, and instructional and presentation designer, I can be available to write/edit scripts as necessary.

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