LaRita Shelby

Warm, Upbeat, Funny, Character, Urban, Hip, Mom

Voice Description

Smooth, classy, friendly and professional for presentations; Warm, caring, upbeat, direct for commercials; Authoritative, direct, conversational, warm for narration; Hip and energetic for liners and movie promos and trailers;Character voices for anything funny- drab, Southern, cartoonish, country, high energy, teen, quirky, old lady; Sexy and inviting for intimate commercials

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Teenage Girl
• Young Adult Female
• Middle Age Female
• Senior Female

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

• English - USA and Canada

I Offer my Services for these Recording Purposes

• Commercials
• Promos
• IVR, voicemail, phone systems, and on-hold messages
• Training, business presentations, sales, and web sites
• Audiobooks
• Videogames
• Documentaries
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers
• Podcasts
• Songs
• 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


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
• 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
• I offer radio ad production services

My Home Base

, California, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Jamaican, Southern, Weezy, Quirky

My Voice Experience

20 year voice over veteran announcer and former broadcaster for Armed Forces TV and Radio Services.
Specialties include:
Warm voice of authority
A friend you can trust
Mother, Teacher, Friend
Smile in the voice
Straight copy announcer
Dramatic reads
Urban professional
Urban teen (serious or funny)
General market woman
Educational copy
Training video
On camera host

My Training

BA in Theater Arts w/ minor in Communications
Loyola Marymount University

Subsequent courses in radio production, e-commerce and internet marketing

My Studio Equipment

Shure 606 microphone connected to a sound card in my hard drive. I record direct to an audio editing program called Fast Eddie. I can do single track wave length editing for raw voice. I outsource post production but am excellent in conceptual and creative direction of the total presentation.

I have 15 years experience as a syndicated long and short form radio writer/producer/host.

Additional Skills

Clients have included:
Union Bank of California, Wing Stop, Glendale Nissan, Angel City Classic, McDonalds, The Department of Defense and more!

Feel the warmth, hear the smile of LaRita Shelby!

Payment Methods Accepted


Contact Information

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