Linda Schmid

Real, Sincere, Warm - Your favorite aunt, teacher, neighbor.

Voice Description

Friendly and conversational, loving and warm, compassionate and sincere, authoritative and credible. Real person. Funny and wry. Professional. Soothing. Less frequently: bitchy and mean and sarcastic :)

Commercials, Narration, e-learning, Documentary, IVR, Message on Hold, Voice Mail, Live Announcing, Audiobooks, Character, Medical, Tutorials

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• 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
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)

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 have ISDN in my studio
• I have Phone Patch 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 offer translation services
• I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks
• I offer voice direction services
• 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

Mableton, Georgia, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Grandmother, Mom,Teacher, Wife, Best Friend, Librarian, Stage Manager, Radio DJ, Radio Announcer, Color Commentator, Sister, Aunt, Godmother, Caregiver, Nurse, Doctor

My Voice Experience

Regional television commercials
Voice of "Gwen" in tv ads for Attorney Alexander Shunnarah
Narration & Documentary projects
IVR and Message on Hold systems
Voice characters for puppet shows @ childrens' museum
VO for Real Estate (Gina Bridges @ Keller Williams), ATL, GA
On-Air Radio Talent/VO Talent - WSHJ-FM; WXYZ (ABC Affiliate) Detroit, MI
VO various PR & projects- Daytona Playhouse, Daytona Beach, FL
Stage Actor and Guest Director at Will-O-Way Theater in Detroit, MI
Live color announcing for football halftime shows/WSHJ-FM.
Voice talent for Academy Theater in Atlanta GA
Daytona Beach, FL: Radio Station WWLV-FM, WNDB-AM
Director of Copywriting
Production Coordination & Scheduling
Voice over on numerous commercials and public service announcements

My Training

BA in Theatre & Broadcasting- Wayne State U, Detroit, MI &
Central Michigan U, Mt. Pleasant, MI
MLM (Masters of Library Media)- Georgia State U, Atlanta, GA

Voice Over Training and Audio Editing Training at Creative Studios of Atlanta (with Deborah Richards ATL, GA- 2012)
Character voice workshop with Bob Bergen/Deborah Richards Studios (ATL, GA- 2013)
Deborah Richards Studios(2013- present) Voice coaching & technology updating

My Studio Equipment

My studio, at Voice Overs by Lin, consists of a PC, Cool Edit Pro, Blue Yeti Condenser Microphone, Production Library. I use the highly acclaimed Deborah Richards Studios (Atlanta, GA) for most production work. Additional professional studios are available in the Atlanta, Georgia area.

Additional Skills

Stage Manager at Will-O-Way Theater, Southfield Repertory Theater, Daytona Playhouse & other companies.
Stage Direction
Radio On-Air Talent in Detroit, Daytona Beach and other markets.
Library Media Specialist for K-12 Education
Copy writing for broadcast, print
Teaching, Research, Curriculum development
Teaching broadcasting, drama, play production & directing shows in K-12 schools
Creative problem solving

Payment Methods Accepted

• Credit cards
• Personal checks, cashier's checks, or money orders in my local currency
• Wire transfers

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Contact Information

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