If you are looking to hire voiceover talent for medical narration there are some important questions to ask. Maybe you’ve found a voice actor whose medical demo sounds great, but can they deliver the same sound for you? What is the breadth and depth of their experience? Do they have their own broadcast quality studio, […]
The Medical Narrator
The Medical Illustrators’ Narrator
The truth is it’s not easy, and that’s why most voice actors shy away from this kind of work. For me, it’s challenging, educational and rewarding. But most of all, I love working with the fine artists who are illustrating the animations, creatives who care about excellence, perfectionists really, who produce stunningly beautiful work, which brings us back to the AMI Conference.
People Are Talking, But Are You Being Heard?
So, what did you think about my NPR interview? The content discussed was DTC (Direct-to-Consumer), in which the narrator’s voice needs to project a caring and concerned tone (like a mother, caregiver or healthcare professional), conveying confidence and experience. Advertisements, whether for hospitals or medications, must be delivered with a human touch. Today it’s all […]
Is it Worth It? — MedVO
It’s a question we ask ourselves countless times a day. Should I sprint across the street or wait for the light to change? Should I push through the pain of an exercise or be gentle with myself? Should I risk telling someone how I feel, or keep my counsel? Malcolm Gladwell, in his book, Blink, […]
BIOMEDICAL VISUALIZATION — MedVO
MEDICAL ILLUSTRATOR BEST PRACTICES Recently I narrated four medical animation videos about cleft lip and palate surgeries while working closely with four female graduate students in the Biomedical Visualization Department at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC): Sam Bond, Melanie Conrad, Samantha Olson, and Eva Mae Natividad. Also known as medical animators, these bright […]
Ask Your Doctor If This Ad Is Right For You
As the Medical Narrator, I’ve narrated medical device videos, such as this one, which was produced by James Archer of Anatomy Blue for St. Jude Medical. But, this video was never intended for the general public, so ask your doctor if this ad is right for you. The health care industry spent $14 billion on advertising in 2014, according to […]