Preparing for a Voiceover Job or Audition

When you prepare for a voiceover job or audition, it’s essential to pay attention to the instruction on the copy. If this is a commercial, the project was likely planned carefully at an advertising agency. Every commercial has a marketing objective. Our job as voice actors is to sell it and make it sound convincing. … Read more

Voiceover Microphone

Because of advances in modern technology, many have started a rewarding career in this industry from home and have been very successful. Although it is relatively easy to start, a critical component to consider is the technology required to start this business. An essential tool in your technology toolbox would be a voiceover microphone. How … Read more

Why Do Voice Actors Wear Headphones?

Some voice actors swear by using headphones while they record and others swear by going “naked” (no headphones). In this article, we’ll look at the main reasons why voice actors wear headphones so you can figure out if they’re a good fit for you. Why do voice actors wear headphones? Voice actors wear headphones so … Read more

Super Bowl commercials

We all know that ads try to influence our decisions, but what about our impact on the evolution of ads themselves?  Nothing speaks to this more than Super Bowl commercials. You don’t have to be embedded in the industry (like me, a voiceover artist) to look forward to these ads and what they’ve come to … Read more

Get Your Voice-Over Career off the Ground

One of the most common challenges I hear among beginning voice-over professionals is, “I just don’t have the time to get my voice-over career off the ground.” I constantly hear things like, “I put it on the back burner because the timing hasn’t been right, and I have no time to do auditions.” I also hear excuses … Read more