The long history of minorities in this country is often that of trial and pain. But it is also one of survival and triumph. In my lifetime I have seen the impossible become possible. I have grown personally from a community where only my teachers were white, to sharing with, traveling with, learning … [Read more...] about Race, Culture & Voice Acting
Let me start by saying that I listen to the radio everywhere I go and that not all radio announcers suck at voiceover; Just most. It’s one of those secrets that as professional voiceover talents we all keep when we are in the presence of our radio personality friends. Radio people suck at voiceover … [Read more...] about Radio Announcers Suck At Voiceover and Make The Station Sound Bad
Fiverr.com has long billed itself as the solution to all creative challenges that anyone in need could face. But for many years no one could ever think of Fiver as a threat to their business. When I first heard about Fiver in 2010’ish someone informed me about it as a cute way of getting followers … [Read more...] about Why Fiverr For Voiceover Especially Pisses Me Off
My voice has been a gift to me throughout my adult life. But in my teenage years, it was a curse. Literally. At least it provoked cursing towards me. I always had a big, heavy voice, even as a small child. Pre-teen I used it to pretend to be an adult on the phone. But as I came of age I … [Read more...] about My Big Voice Got Me Cursed Out (As A Kid)
On the surface of things, I may seem like the luckiest guy in the world. I’m a digital nomad who makes a living with my God-given talent, my voice. My voice has allowed me to travel all over the world, freedom to decide how I spend my days and has set me in the company of some pretty famous and … [Read more...] about 5 Things I HATE About Being A Voiceover Talent
I am a working voice actor. That means I spend my days servicing existing voiceover clients from commercial production to radio imaging to long narrations with lots of edits. When I’m not doing that I spend a lot of my day marketing to find new voiceover work. It’s not glorious celebrity-driven fun … [Read more...] about Voiceover Advice Isn’t Free!!