Does Your Location Determine Your VO Opportunities?

Does Your Location Determine Your VO Opportunities?

 Not nearly. Here’s why: The really great-paying jobs still require you to live in NYC or LA. (with some notable exceptions).The good news is that enterprising freelance VO’s from Gainesville, FL to Port Angeles, Washington are making a good living as...

7 Most Overlooked Habits of Voice Actors

Oh, the things you learn from the gigs you get! My inspiration for this blog article actually came from an E-Learning module I was reading recently. The script used the old adage “can’t see the forest for the trees” to make a point for the...

Before VO, I Was a _____________.

Never.  Never have I run across a voice-actor who began their professional life as a voice-actor.  Everyone came to the business from somewhere else.  A good many began in broadcasting…especially radio.  Some from (ahem) TV, or production,...
Job or Career?

Job or Career?

That’s a fine distinction, but much like a mission statement, or a business plan, once you’ve decided the career v. job conundrum – and commit to it — everything flows from it.There is no right answer…and the two are not necessarily...
Joe Cipriano: Living On Air

Joe Cipriano: Living On Air

What most shapes your life? Luck?  Opportunity?  People? …or does your own attitude, drive, and mettle set the tone? In his new autobiography: Living On Air, Joe Cipriano finds the appropriate place for all those factors, but his personal compass always wins the...

Where Will VO Take You?

Funny, the things that develop along the way to your success in voice-acting. Among the unexpected tangents that shot off my main vector:  Social Media, audiobooks, blogging, and more. I love seeing what happens in others’ careers too. Take Ashley Russo, for...