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Voiceover Insider Podcast #55: Monique Bagwell on the Neutral American Accent

The VoiceOver Insider Podcast has launched Episode #55. Julie Williams Julie Williams talks to Monique Bagwell, an award winning actress and voiceover talent, about what it means when a client asks for a “neutral” or “generic” American accent. For more than two decades, Monique has been teaching General American in the Mass Communication and Media […]

VoiceOver Industry News

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The VoiceOver Insider Podcast Episode #7: Derek Chappell Discusses Using Social Media to Futher your VO Career

Derek Chappell has created an online "hub" of voiceover blogs and other information sources. He chats with Julie Williams about some of the social … [Read More...]

VoiceOver Technical

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Headphones or Studio Monitors — Part 1

Question: Should I use headphones or studio monitors while editing audio? Answer: Both. There! Shortest article ever! OK, just kidding... 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 … [Read More]

VoiceOver Business

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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...]

VOICEOVER RESOURCES

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Voice Over Is LIke Online Dating

By September Day Carter In most industries, there’s a position to be filled, a job summary is released, resumes are submitted, interviews happen, the position is filled with a few years stability. Unless you joined Merrill Lynch in 2006. Then, you were screwed. But, hey, do you have a nice voice? Great! Read on. In voice over, there are … [Read More...]