Marsinah Taylor

Warm Friendly Articulate Versatile Sexy Soccer Mom

Voice Description

Voice of Versatility: From "soccer mom" to "seductress" . . .Endless character voices for books on tape, cartoons and video games; snarky or sexy for animated projects or commercials; hypnotic for relaxation DVDs; deep traditional and professional for narration and business presentations; upbeat and rhythmic for announcing and promos; clear and articulate for business messaging systems/recordings. Specialties include animal noises, accents and jingles. By day, I'm a full-time mom/wife and part-time preschool music teacher.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

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

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

• English - Australian
• English - British
• English - USA and Canada
• English - Other

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 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 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 have a music library and can add music to any project
• I can add special effects to any project

My Home Base

, Illinois, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

General Accents:
North American-English . . . Dialects--Midwestern (Iowa, Central Illinois, Indiana, Ohio) Southern(Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, Kentucky) Eastern (Massachusettes, New York) Northern (Chicagoan, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Dakota)

British-English . . .Dialects--Cockney, upper-crust, "Queen's English"

Italian-English Accent

Scottish-English Accent

Australian-English Accent

Swedish-English Accent

French-English Accent

Asian-English Accent

German-English Accent

(I also read/speak French)

Character & Imitation Specialties:
Animals--chicken, duck, cow, elephant, wolf, squirrel, pussy-cat, alley-cat, yippee-dog, watch-dog, donkey, dolphin, monkey, bobcat, raccoon kit, bear

Humans--Marilyn Monroe, Marge Simpson(The Simpsons), Lisa Simpson (The Simpsons), Lois Griffin (The Family Guy), Bubbles (Powerpuff Girls), Boo (Monsters Inc.), generic vampire, generic valley girl, generic dumb blond, generic brainiac, generic robot, generic country club snob, generic girl with cold, generic whiner, etc.....(you get the picture).

My Voice Experience


The Grandy's Girl (on-camera, peppy spokesperson) for Grandy's Restaurant--WCIA, Champaign, IL

V.O.(upbeat announcer) for Old Mill Pottery-- WCIA, Champaign, IL

V.O. (announcer with posh British accent)for Bev Doolittle Art Gallery-- WCIA, Champaign, IL

V.O. (straight narration)for Lebeda Mattress--Business Television Associates, Lincoln, IL

V.O. for Napa Auto Parts--Business Television Associates, Lincoln, IL

V.O. (smooth, fast-talking salesgirl)for Lincoln-Chrysler, Dodge Jeep and Ram--Business Television Associates, Lincoln, IL

V.O.(as small child) for IGA Grocery Store--Business Television Associates, Lincoln, IL

Multiple PSA's for clients of WCIA, Telecable, Comcast, Insight, TCI, BTA and AT&T Productions

Weekly Talk-Show Host for "Page One"--Telecable, Normal, IL

Weekly Talk-Show Host for "City Vision"--Comcast, Normal, IL

Announcer/Host--Bloomington Air Show, Bloomington, IL

Host for Summer Olympics--McLean County Special Olympics, Normal, IL

Host/Interviewer for Informational Program--Community Cancer Center, Normal, IL

Host of Adopt-A-Thon--McLean County Humane Society, Normal, IL

Countless commercials and PSAs using character and straight voicing--WIHN, WBNQ, WJBC, McLean, County, IL

Narrator of "Star of My Show: Circus of Self-Esteem"-- Meridian Education Corp.
Narrator of "Babysitting ABC's"-- Meridian Education
Narrator in "Timing Is Everything"-- Meridian Education
Narrator in "Goal Setting"-- Meridian Education
Interviewer in "Examining Clues in the Crime Laboratory"-- Meridian Education
Narrator in "10 Basics of Business Etiquette"-- Meridian Education
Role of Employee getting a makeover in "7-Day Image Update"--Meridian Education
On Camera Narrator--"Wax Lips", Bob Tomaski Video
Role of Mom in "Cracking the Advertising Code"--Judy Jennings and Associates
Role of Customer Service Rep. in "Glass Central"--State Farm Insurance, Corporate Video Production

My Training

Indiana University 1985-87, Vocal Performance Major/ Music
University of Illinois, 1988-90, Speech Communication/LAS

Degree: Bachelor of Arts and Sciences in Speech Communication from University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana. Primary class concentration-public speaking, broadcast journalism,speech writing,and radio-television production.

My Studio Equipment

Home Studio:
Windows Compatible PC
Audio Technica AT2020 mic
USB condenser microphone w/cardioid and omni capsules
Pop Filter
Sound-proofing studio panels
Audition Audio Editing Software
Cakewalk Home Studio Recording Software
Audacity editing software
Extensive Royalty-Free Music Library
Extensive Royalty-Free Sound Effects Library
Yamaha Studio Keyboard

Additional Skills

I also have extensive professional experience in singing, puppeteering, video production, marketing and writing.

As a singer, I've performed in night clubs, theme parks, cruise ships, and dinner theatres.

I use puppets and character voices in conjunction with teaching 120 preschoolers each week.

I have video editing experience from working in the cable television industry, and have been involved in all aspects of commercial productions for both radio and television.

I've written radio and television commercials, scripts for educational videos, product brochures, educational and marketing newsletters, and was even a theater columnist/critic for the newspaper.

Payment Methods Accepted

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

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2013 sampler

Smooth-Sophisticated Ad

Serious message for non-profit

British Mosquito

Audiobook with Sound FX

Educational Video