Monique Melwood

Fun, professional, girl next door, sex kitten

Voice Description

I own a variety of voice types, perfect for the following projects and initiatives:

- warm, nurturing and deep
- professional and confident
- informative and instructive
- sexy and unhibited
- convincing and realistic

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

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

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

• Caribbean
• 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
• Adult content
• Songs
• 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 deliver the files by regular mail

Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer

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

My Home Base

, New York, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Caribbean: Jamaican (expertise!), Trinidadian (expertise!), other Caribbean dialects

African: Nigerian, Ghanan

English: North American, British

I can impersonate the girl next door, the MBA-professional, your "Urban Diva", that "Head Gangster Mother", "The Bitch", The "Preacher's Wife", sexy or X rated lady and the "Evangelist", the politician's supportive "Personal" Assistant!

My Voice Experience

My experience spans a life time, informaly as a voice over talent. I've "performed" at many levels, though the extent of my professional experience has thus far been in church plays and community stage shows.

As a participant/attendee of professional meetings, court appearances, political campaigns and some major "tight fixes", my emotion has allowed me to convey many different voice types, given the circumstance and venue I've been in.

My Training

I'm currently (and finally!!) completing my undergrad degree online. However, my years in corporate (10+) has granted me premiere trainings from and high deliverables to Wharton, Stern, Harvard, Columbia and University of Michigan graduate alum.

I have had the unique pleasure to train under Steve Harris in New York City and given great one-on-one guidance from Marc Cashman in Los Angeles. I've proactively through the years attended several workshops and have been given great feedback from the expert instructors and production team, not solely on my voice, but on my personality and ability to partner well with them. I think this speaks volumes to my work ethic and ability to get the job done in less time. A plus for clients...a great plus for an available voice talent as well!

My initial passion was to be a news anchor woman and thus began my college career in broadcast journalism where I took several voice related courses.

Growing up with a piano playing, soprano Mom has granted me long hours in choir rehearsal and piano lessons. I've done a "Dub Plate" for one of the best caribbean "Sounds" or DJ sets here in NYC, requiring a unique and competitive approach to every dance they play for.

When my youngest son was born prematurely, I recorded my voice and set a cassette player w/in his incubator. I received wide reviews and feedback on his progress, believed to be the link to my soothing voice and his desire, from the medical team.

Overall, I've had a great time and would love to transition my talents to a higher level and wider slate of professional opportunities.

My Studio Equipment

No personal equipment, yet.

Additional Skills

As a solid administrator to C-Level executives and an entrepreneur in the making, I perfectly understand that time is money, so don't waste it!!

I have the ability to partner well and see a project from multiple standpoints beit the professional or pragmatist, B2B or B2C, parent-to-child or child-to-parent, analytic or intuitive, "I get it" and can execute within a multiple of parameters.

Payment Methods Accepted

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

Contact Information

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