The Mission It began with a train ride from Grand Central Station in New York to Yale University in New Haven. My mission: to speak to a group of pre-Med and pre-Health students; members of a national organization called MedX, whose mission is to explore the healthcare field from an array of … [Read more...] about I Didn’t Expect Nuggets
On Saturday, December 2, 2017, I have the distinct pleasure of being a guest voiceover coach at the VO Pro on the Go workshop, which is happening at three different studios in NYC from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. The organizer is the Lau Lapides Company, based in Boston. When I first met Lau (her name is … [Read more...] about Get ready to be a VO Pro on the Go!
Just finished a session with Tag Creative for some 'Chocolatey' radio spots, airing now, just in time for Easter. Present were a producer from one company, the writer from another company, and the sound engineer at the third company, Flavorlab, the studio we were working at. It turns … [Read more...] about Be Good. Be Willing. Be Gone.
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, … [Read more...] about Is it Worth It? — 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, … [Read more...] about BIOMEDICAL VISUALIZATION — MedVO
When I was a little girl, Sunday’s treat was going to Tai Sam Yon. It was the best Chinese restaurant around and just happened to be in a slum. I grew up on the Southside of Chicago in Hyde Park in the 1960’s. Bordering the neighborhood were slums to the North, South, and West (Lake Michigan was to … [Read more...] about Cock a Doodle Doo!