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!
Do my little blue bird's tweets still reach you? If so, then you know that I recently returned from the AMI Conference. But, did you know that I was a stockbroker many years ago? That profession was some of the best training I could have hoped for now that I'm a voiceover actor. Why do you ask? … [Read more...] about The Medical Illustrators’ Narrator
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.
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 … [Read more...] about People Are Talking, But Are You Being Heard?
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