2021 – A review of a life as a Voiceover

2021 – A review of a life as a Voiceover

Another year as a professional voiceover in the UK It’s all a blur. A strange haze. Where did 2020 end, and 2021 begin? Are we really in 2022 already? I’m confused. Foggy. And I know I’m not the only one. This strange time and space continuum we call the pandemic has...
Voice over IQ and EQ

Voice over IQ and EQ

A smart voice over uses their IQ to change their voice with natural EQ. This is how I use my internal graphic equaliser. Being a professional voiceover artist means being a vocal chameleon. I have to shift my voice to meet the needs of each client and script. It can...
Female Voiceover UK – top of the SEO tree

Female Voiceover UK – top of the SEO tree

When you type ‘Female Voiceover’ into google who do you find? Well, it’s me actually! I’m lucky to be top of the SEO tree. There’s no point in being great at your job if nobody knows who you are. And there’s nothing more frustrating than knowing who someone is, but...
2020 A Review of the Year in Voiceover

2020 A Review of the Year in Voiceover

  A year of adaptation It’s become a tradition that I write a little review of my year as an English Female Voiceover artist. I like to reflect on my challenges and achievements and hold myself to account against the plans or aims I had at the start of the...
Freelance vs Employed – who does better?

Freelance vs Employed – who does better?

Below is a blog I wrote a long time ago. In it I try to explain why freelance* professionals may seem to earn more than Employed people doing similar work. I wrote it to try and make it clear (to myself and others) why we need to earn more to be on an equal footing to...
New Commercial Reel

New Commercial Reel

It’s time for a refresh! My New Commercial Reel is ready and I hope you love it as much as I do. Over time our voices change. Not just because we age (ahem!) but because we get better at our jobs. Plus the industry changes and demands different styles, tones and...
2019 Review of the year in Voiceover

2019 Review of the year in Voiceover

I smashed it again! Last year I started a new tradition: write a motivational list on a post-it note with personal and professional goals for the year and pin it to my studio wall. Well, it worked pretty well as you can read in last year’s blog. In 2018 I built a new...
Educational Voiceover Artist of the Year 2019

Educational Voiceover Artist of the Year 2019

I’m thrilled to announce that I’ve been named ‘Educational Voiceover Artist of the Year 2019’ in the Private Education and Development Awards.  Now, obviously it’s lovely to have won. But the BEST BIT is that it was a client of mine that...
Winner: Best Female Radio Drama Performance

Winner: Best Female Radio Drama Performance

WINNER! Best Female Radio Drama Performance  I’m chuffed to bits to have been awarded a prestigious One Voice Award for my radio drama work. It’s an absolute honour as the competition was stiff and the standards were very high. Over 2500 people entered the...