Study Question: What Is Voice Over?

When I am at parties, networking events, on vacation, picking up my dog’s poop… I will oftentimes run into someone and start having a little small talk. Inevitably, the conversation turns to what we do for a living. I say: “I do voice overs.” 99% of the time, as many voice over actors reading this know, they ask:   “What … Read More

The Top 20 Funny Voices Behind Your Favorite 90’s Cartoons

I loved cartoons when I was a kid. I grew up in the 90’s, and now that I’m a voice actor, I’ve come to realize that there are actual PEOPLE behind those awesome characters (many of those people voicing multiple characters). So I’ve compiled a list of 20 voice actors who voiced many of my favorite cartoons and probably yours … Read More

Official Poll Results: What Is Our VO Job Title?

One of the hot button topics in the VO community is this:   What do we call ourselves? or What is our job title?   Recently, I posed this question in a Facebook VO group called Voice-Over Friends:           I posed it from the non-audiobook narrator/live announcer side of the VO perspective. Those job titles are … Read More

Hank Azaria of ‘The Simpsons’ Lives Out My Voice Over – Baseball Dream

I’m jealous. Hank Azaria, the voice actor behind some of the most famous animated characters of all-time on “The Simpsons,” recently lived out a dream of mine: He got to announce a major league baseball team’s lineup. And on top of that, he got to do it using some of his voice acting chops. On “The Simpsons,” he’s the voice … Read More

5 Predictions: How Facebook Hashtags Could Be HUGE For Voice Over

There has been some potentially BIG NEWS for the voice over world, especially voice over talent (in my hopeful opinion). Facebook just announced that it is rolling out the use of searchable hashtags much like Twitter has been using for years.   What’s a hashtag?   For those of you not using Twitter (I sure hope you are and you … Read More