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The History of Audiobooks

February 19, 2024 10:42 am Published by Leave your thoughts
Recently, I found myself scrolling through heaps of titles on my beloved audible app, looking for my next listening experience. Would it be a murder mystery? Or how about a guilty pleasure beach read where the heroine loses love a million times before she finally finds it? Maybe a self-help book about setting boundaries with… View Article

What is a Voice Over PSA?

February 12, 2024 10:26 am Published by Leave your thoughts
First of all, let’s talk about what a PSA is. PSA stands for Public Service Announcement. Now, who exactly is qualified to make these, you may ask? The government? A not-for-profit organization? Well, really, anyone can. Typically though, Public Service Announcements are produced and broadcast with the intent to inform the public about issues of… View Article
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New Year! What’s Next?

January 5, 2024 9:20 am Published by Leave your thoughts
Every time the year comes to a close, a tiny seedling of a list begins to grow in my mind… that quickly becomes a wild plant that is taking over my kitchen, threatening to bust through windows in its reach for the sun. Can anyone relate? And there isn’t just one list right? There are… View Article
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Working with Copy as a Radio DJ

December 15, 2023 2:23 pm Published by Leave your thoughts
As a radio DJ, I often read pre-written scripts or advertisements on air. It’s essential to deliver these messages in a way that keeps my audience engaged and ensures the timing is perfect. So, how do you self-direct as a radio DJ and handle commercial copy like a pro? Sometimes, I encounter scripts that could… View Article
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How Improv can Help You Play

November 17, 2023 4:22 pm Published by Leave your thoughts
When I first started learning about voice over, many…ahem..many moons ago, I had just finished studying theatre at a conservatory in New York City. I had a lot of acting tools, but little experience in acting — onstage or behind the mic.  I loved comedy and would go see shows at Upright Citizen’s Brigade, a… View Article
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Self-Care in a Busy World

November 10, 2023 4:43 pm Published by Leave your thoughts
Self-care is vital to maintaining overall well-being and leading a healthy, balanced lifestyle. With the constant demands of work, new or continuing voice over clients, relationships, and personal responsibilities, taking the time to prioritize self-care is more important than ever. This isn’t the first time we’ve addressed this and it won’t be the last, because… View Article
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New Client Jitters

November 3, 2023 4:08 pm Published by Leave your thoughts
In the world of voice-over, it’s actually a lot like any other business when it comes to having customers. The goal is to have a robust list of repeat clients, people who come back to you again and again because, dang it, you’re awesome. It’s about building long-term relationships. You communicate effectively. You get clear… View Article
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Ghosted

October 18, 2023 11:22 am Published by Leave your thoughts
Well, well, well everyone. It’s that time of year again. The houses are decorated and everyone’s sweet tooths are in high gear without any guilt, “It’s Halloween!” I mumble with a mouth full of snickers, arms wrapped around a plastic pumpkin filled with treats, clinging to it for dear life. It’s a great time of… View Article