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Episode 69: Jodi Krangle & The Power of Sound

Julie and Jodi Krangle, a voice talent in Toronto, Canada, discuss Jodi’s own podcast, Audio Branding: The Hidden Gem of Marketing, in which she explores various aspects of how powerful sound is.

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Episode 68: Remembering Brad Venable

Pat Fraley, Cliff Zellman, and Deb Munro join Julie Williams in remembering Brad Venable, a talented and prolific video game and anime voice actor who passed away in January 2021 at a young age.

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Episode 67: David H. Lawrence XVII Discusses Some Effects of Covid on Voiceover

David H. Lawrence has had a long career in both voiceover and as an on-camera actor. He’s also a well-respected voiceover coach. David takes time out of his busy schedule to talk with Julie about how the Covid-19 pandemic has affected voiceover, the response of the SAG-AFTRA union to the pandemic, and where he sees…

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Episode 66: Emmett Andrews Discusses VO Studio Acoustics

Emmett Andrews, voice talent and author of the book VO Studio Companion–The Home Voiceover Recording Instruction Manual, talks with Gary about studio acoustics, studio size, and the varying attributes of acoustic foam and acoustic panels.

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Episode 65: VO Coach Deb Munro discusses Creating Personality

Julie Williams talks with voice actor and VO coach Deb Munro about the importance of adding “Personality” to your voiceover arsenal

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Episode 64: Don Baarns Discusses The Izotope RX Noise Reduction Software

Co-host Gary MacFadden talks with voiceover technical guru Don Baarns about a piece of file post-processing software that many voiceover talent are now turning to: Izotope RX. Don himself had a role in the development of one of the software’s functions most used by VO talent: Mouth DeClick.

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Episode 63: VO Agent Erik Sheppard Discusses Challenges To New Voiceover Talent

Co-host Julie Williams talks with voiceover agent extraordinaire Erik Sheppard about changes in the VO industry he’s seen in his many years as a talent agent, the challenges newcomers to the voiceover field will face, and possible affects of the Covid-19 pandemic on the voiceover industry.

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Episode 62: Josh Alexander’s VO Marketing Strategies

Voice talent Josh Alexander talks with Gary about his transition to voice acting from a successful yet soul-deadening career in videography. Josh describes his day-to-day VO auditioning and marketing strategies that many will find surprising at the least, and very likely inspirational.

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Episode 61: Marc Cashman on Tips for Better Commercial Reads

Commercial producer, coach, voice actor, and author Marc Cashman is Julie’s guest. They discuss several great tips for CONNECTING to commercial copy, doing away with the notion that the voice actor is only there to read the copy.

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Episode 60: Jim Edgar and Basic VO Studio Challenges

In this episode, Gary MacFadden talks with Jim Edgar, a voice talent who also consults with other VO talents on a range of studio issues. Jim and Gary discuss the top three problems Jim hears in the hundreds of audio samples that have been submitted to his site, https://justaskjimvo.studio/.

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