Maria Leonardo

gets your attention, unique female, style as need

Voice Description

Warm and deep for narrations, sexy and fun for commercials, smooth and professional for presentations. I have deep inflection in my voice that can command attention for promos and commercials, news deliveries and I can slow down and vary pace and inflection as needed. Good voice for public speaking, presentations, machine messages, have mature sound, yet playful and inviting.

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

• 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)
• Cartoon/Animation

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 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

My Home Base

, New York, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Can vary inflection for deep sounding, mature woman

My Voice Experience

Most recent grad of Connecticut School of Broadcasting. Presently work for, VO reads include narratives, magazine articles and news stories from the New Republic Magazine via SpokenLayer. Presenter and trainer at long term care facilities. Excellent public speaker, announced events. Voiced 60 second and 30 second commercials from copy I wrote for Long Island radio stations in mid-1980's.

My Training

Connecticut School of Broadcasting-December 2012, Voice and Diction classes, Communications classes, Stony Brook University and Suffolk Community College. See attached resume for dates.

My Studio Equipment

Access to Media Touch and Adobe Edition at CSB, as graduate. Voice record on PC, use of audacity-self taught. Microsoft Publisher

Additional Skills

Excellent copywriter for commercial copy. Wrote newsletters and designed layout for 21 years at various long term health care facilities. Written articles for long term health care industry publications. Wrote for Today's Restaurant Review, Florida trade publication for restaurant industry. Interviewed Chefs and restaurateurs. Wrote reviews at food tastings. Skit writer for staff and residents at health care facilities. Excellent design ideas for ad copy based on company and needs. May just be the voice that gets the audience that helps the business that you are in.

Payment Methods Accepted


Contact Information

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