conversational, believable, warm, trustworthy
With a voice that's engaging, smart, warm, friendly, fun and trustworthy, Margo brings copy to life. A Baby Boomer who can sound younger or older (30s-60s), she's the neighbor next door, the business professional, the doctor or nurse, mother or grandmother...with attitudes also ranging from classy to sassy; corporate to caring...and always believable. Born and raised in Michigan, Margo is a long-time Los Angeles resident and has neutral American speech.
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
• 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 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
Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer
• I offer copywriting services
• I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks
• I offer voice direction services
• I have a music library and can add music to any project
My Home Base
Los Angeles, California, United States
Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects
Midwestern, southern and neutral American
Witch, society matron, southern belle, princess, queen, seductress...
My Voice Experience
Commercials for restaurants, jewelers, hotels, car dealers, museums, credit unions and banks, healthcare, physical therapy, dental, law, roofing, zoos, plastic surgery, spas, gaming, furniture stores, philanthropic organizations and more; plus numerous narration, e-learning, corporate narration and explainer projects.
Credits (partial list) include spots for Dairy Queen, Ponderosa Steak House, Albuquerque Balloon Festival, Williston Hotel, Alderbrook Inn and Spa, Weston Nurseries, Town and Country Credit Union, Denver Art Museum; narration for Kaiser Permanente, National Geographic Learning, Crystal Cruises, United Way of Central Ohio, Brisk Interactive, Tyson Foods/Star Ranch Angus Beef, Window World; and many e-Learning projects and explanation videos.
University of Michigan -- B.A. in communications (English, journalism, speech, drama)
University of California Los Angeles -- M.J. (journalism)
Voiceover training with top instructors in LA:
Cashman Cache (Marc Cashman), Voicecaster (Huck Liggett), Mick Wingert, Absolute Voiceover (Richard Tatum) and regular, ongoing workshops and workouts with various instructors.
My Studio Equipment
Home studio: Harlan Hogan MXL VO-1A mic with MicPort Pro; Audacity, Sony and Harlan Hogan headphones; plus PortaBooth and AT2035 mic for travel
I'm a full-time voice actor and a former TV publicist and writer. At NBC and Nickelodeon, I honed communication and persuasion skills to help propel programs from "Cheers" to "Rugrats" to hit status. Not only are these skills valuable in interpreting and connecting with voiceover copy, I trained with top VO coaches in L.A. in the last decade and with excellent acting teachers back in college (University of Michigan). Currently I voice a wide array of radio and TV commercials, eLearning projects and web videos and appear on various production companies' rosters. I'm also an avid tap dancer.
Payment Methods Accepted
• Personal checks, cashier's checks, or money orders in my local currency
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