Sultry, rich in timbre, resonance, warm, friendly
A writer for the Chicago Tribune once described my voice after hearing me on a radio station as,"Honeyed." Others have described it as warm, friendly, inviting. It is of a rich, soothing timbre that can be sultry, lilting, light or business-like. This is my standard manner.
During my years of radio broadcasting, the audience viewed me as a friend; a hip, fun person, whom they’d like to hang out with. Unlike many other women in radio, I have always had a strong female audience as they did not feel threatened by me. I have always maintained very high numbers with a male audience as well.
Two of the most unusual compliments I have received are as follows: A grade school teacher in Richmond, VA told me she made her class listen to me several times a week because of my elocution and use of voice. That was a first for me.
Another compliment which was very moving; a registered nurse called me while I was on the air one evening and told me she played my radio show every evening to a patient who was in severe pain and in a drugged state. When he eventually recovered he called and thanked me for "the kind voice," that kept him company and made him feel as though he had a friend. Things like that speak volumes!
I am a New Yorker and can easily slip into the dialect/accent of New York City and Long Island; otherwise I am accent-free.
I was once fluent in French. I can no longer converse or translate easily, but I am able to speak the written language with an accent that has been deemed very accurate. For such a project, I would prefer a voice-mail greeting or short (as in 60 second) ad.
Adults and children alike, often ask me to read to them. It’s funny; even children tell me they “love” my voice. Needless to say, I take it as a compliment!
My forte would be voice-overs for department stores, boutiques, high-end luxury products; narrations of any kind, industrial film voice-over, podcasting, greetings voice mail prompts; and more.
I do not do exaggerated cartoon characters, though I'm very capable of doing characters such as "The Little Mermaid," and a character voice similar to Halle Berry's in "Robots."
Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform
• Young Adult Female
• Middle Age Female
Language(s) of Which I Am a Native Speaker:
• English - British
• English - USA and Canada
I Offer my Services for these Recording Purposes
• IVR, voicemail, phone systems, and on-hold messages
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)
Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)
• Non-Union Jobs
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
• I can record and then deliver the files by regular mail
Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer
• I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks
My Home Base
, Virginia, United States
Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects
New York City such as Marisa Tomei, Long Island , British English, South African inflected English
My Voice Experience
26 years on-air in radio: Boston, Chicago, Dallas, New York City, Norfolk, and Richmond, VA. Formats: CHR, Jazz, Rock and Classic rock.
News Director and Special Features Announcer at WRXL-FM (XL-102) Richmond, VA:1989-1992, as well as one of the Co-Hosts for the morning show.
Afternoon-Drive voice for Pence Nissan while on air at WKLR-FM: 96.5, The Planet:Richmond, VA: 1999-2000
Voice over work for The Martin Agency (national ads for Jiffy Lube and a mid-western bank) – early 90’s.
I recorded the voice talent spot for Bloomingdale’s in the early 80’s which was nominated for a Clio Award.
I have done voice over tags for our local Comcast cable branch.
Narration for "Death of the Dinosaurs," film shown at the Virginia Science Museum IMAX theatre in early 90's.
Have been a long-time member of AFTRA. I now reside in a non-union state and my membership is no longer active, but I am still on the roster and it can be reactivated at a moment’s notice.
New York State finalist for Forensics competitions specializing in Original Oratory and Dramatic Interpretation (1970-1972). Represented Uniondale High School in the Nationals in 1971. Intensive training in public speaking and dramatic presentation.
Participated in dramatic and poetry readings at Tufts University for many faculty sponsored events: 1972-1976.
Radio career began at Tufts University in 1972.
My voice has always been my most outstanding talent and I was encouraged from an early age to nurture it and develop it for professional purposes.
From my tenure in radio, I have experience with Cakewalk and the Proffit system.
My Studio Equipment
Shure SM58 Microphone
Audacity Recording Software
Production managers at several radio stations I worked at always teased me by calling me "The One Hit Wonder," because many times I nailed a reading in the first take. Doesn't always happen, but it often did.
I have studied piano and violin for many years. I’m currently taking voice lessons to develop my singing potential. This has also been extremely beneficial for enhancing my vocals for a variety of voice over talent projects.
I have managed rock bands in Boston and Richmond, VA and was a liason between the bands and high profile A&R executives at major record labels.
I am taking flying lessons when time permits in an effort to obtain my private pilot’s license. As a result, I’ve been called upon to do some commercials for the local general aviation companies.
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