Julie Williams

Voiceover Insider Podcast #52: Randy Thomas and The Live Announce/Promo Genres

The VoiceOver Insider Podcast has launched Episode #52. In this episode, Julie Williams talks with Randy Thomas. As the first award show live announce voice, Randy Thomas paved the way for other women in the voiceover industry to enter the live announce and TV promo genres.  Heard on multiple awards shows for more than two […]

VoiceOver Industry News


Faffcamp II: Educational, Inspirational, Motivational

My first "Faff" event was a fabulous experience. More than 150 "faffers" converged on San Antonio, Texas in mid-March, combining business with … [Read More...]

VoiceOver Technical

Yamaha HS50M

Headphones or Studio Monitors — Part 2

[In Part 1 of this series I discussed headphones. I also mentioned that headphones and studio monitors each provide a unique perspective of the sound of your voice—Headphones give a very “clinical” impression of what’s recorded. By that I mean you are getting a direct feed of the record sound into both ears without the added acoustics of your … [Read More]

VoiceOver Business


Voice Negotiation Tools and Tactics

Price negotiation is one of the more difficult parts of a voiceover business. In the new voiceover marketplace, those with the sharpest business AND voiceover skills will survive. It takes guts to negotiate a job. It also takes a STRONG view of self worth. If you don’t believe in your skills and the value of your time, it will be very difficult … [Read More...]



2014 Audie Finalists Announced

The finalists for the 2014 Audie Awards have been announced. The Audies are annual awards that recognize distinction in audiobooks. They have been bestowed on narrators by the Audio Publishers Association (APA), the not-for-profit trade organization of the audiobook industry, since 1996. Click here to see a comprehensive list of the 2014 Audie … [Read More...]