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Is This How You Really Talk?

Is This How You Really Talk?

It is hard to hear the sound of your own voice. But that sound may affect other people’s impressions of you even more than what you talk or say. A strong, smooth voice can enhance your chances of rising to CEO. And a nasal whine, a raspy tone or strident volume can drive colleagues to […]

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Voice-Over Actors Are Talking Up The Apps That Help Them Get Work

Voice-Over Actors Are Talking Up The Apps That Help Them Get Work

Beau gets gigs as a voice-over actor in much the same way people order a car on Uber or find a date on Tinder. The 27-year-old Pasadena resident flips on his computer and logs on to an online marketplace that connects voice actors to clients who need them. Profiles are searchable, have work samples and […]

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TV Plans By Apple Will Impact Voice

TV Plans By Apple Will Impact Voice

The rumor mill is abuzz once again with speculation around possible plans by Apple to introduce a web-based television service. Apple is no stranger to rumors, of course, but these latest reports extend well beyond the next iPhone, how thin it might be, how much it’ll cost, and how long its battery will last. More […]

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The Real Voice of Siri Explains the Art of Voiceover

The Real Voice of Siri Explains the Art of Voiceover

Sometimes it’s hard to appreciate that the countless electronic voices we hear, from the prompt at the self-checkout to the disembodied tone coming from our phones, were provided by a real person. Where do those voices come from? To find out, I asked the original voice of the iPhone assistant Siri, Susan Bennett. She’s a […]

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5 Questions Voiceover Actors Need to Ask

5 Questions Voiceover Actors Need to Ask

Do you work more with newcomers or professionals? We don’t work with one particular level. What I try to focus on is teaching communication skills, so by extension you can be a better voiceover talent or a better actor. I tell beginner students to watch TV and take note of the commercials; record them and […]

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Charter, Time Warner and the Future of the Voice Industry

Charter, Time Warner and the Future of the Voice Industry

It’s being called one of the most significant deals in telecommunications history, and analysts are already saying that television will never be the same again. But the announcement that Charter Communications was buying Time Warner Cable for $55.3 billion U.S. will have implications well beyond traditional television. The deal has significant implications for the voice […]

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