Let’s see if I can explain it. I grew up in Indiana watching basketball and baseball and learning to crochet, bake bread and garden from my Grandma. Now, I have a family in the wild, weird and wonderful Pacific Northwest. I love the mountains and natural beauty here. Yet there’s still nothing quite like vast Midwestern fields of corn as far as the eye can see, and a day at the beach on Lake Michigan. What can I say? It’s all part of what makes me tick.
I started reading aloud in public when I was five years old, and singing when I was ten. No matter what else I’ve done, public performance has always been a part of my life! Along the way, I’ve studied acting, directing, classical singing, and Alexander technique. But I’ve also tested software, managed consulting projects, sold cars, traveled abroad, been a Mom (still working on that one!), and more.
Voice acting lets me perform, learn new things constantly, help people every day and be proud of a job well done. It’s the best job I could ask for!
…Yep, I’m a Professional
Sometimes folks think that all you need is a mic and a nice voice to succeed in voiceover work. Well – not exactly. Actually, not even close.
I’ve taken the time to study with some of the very best coaches in the voiceover world: Nancy Wolfson, Dave Walsh, Pat Fraley, David Goldberg, and several other seasoned pros. I continue studying, and attend VO conferences such as FaffCamp whenever possible. It’s just plain fun learning about how to do what I do even better.
I’ve invested in professional home studio tools to ensure that my voiceover production will be of consistent quality. A VocalBooth isolation booth keeps the leaf blowers at bay, and allows me to produce great-sounding dry audio without spending lots of time on post-processing. I will edit (or not) to your specs as agreed to complete your project! Call me to direct a session if you like. Need ISDN? Let me know and I’ll gladly arrange it.
Supporting the health of the industry as a whole is also important to me. It’s why I became one of the founding 500 members of World Voices.org, also known as WoVO. If I’m not the right voice for your project, I can refer you to other Professional WoVO Members like me who have the expertise to help your project succeed.
E.K., Independent Animator/Producer
TV and Radio Voices