Outside of the Vox, Ep 3 with JMC

Fun Conversations with J.M.C. J.Michael Collins has been a voice over professional for a long time.  He knows how things go and then he re-writes how things will go now that he’s involved. For example, Voice over talents are just about all remote now.  So it’s quite difficult to get face to face time with industry pros that can elevate …

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Arianna Ratner: Animation Inspiration

My Next Guest on Outside of the Vox. This interview was nothing but fun!  Arianna is a wickedly talented voice over pro who’s been in the industry just about her whole life.  Her father is in the industry as well but don’t let that fool you into thinking her hand was held one bit.  She went out there and found …

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New Work, New Show!

December 2021 was a really fun ride of VO bookings. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Naomi Mercer McKell (@naomimercermckell) I attribute a lot of this to practicing what I preach. We moved from Seattle to the North Coast of the Dominican Republic about one year ago from this blog post publish date(!).  So I chose to …

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Get Your Voice-over Branding Out of the Way

It is the third business week of the 2022 and, frankly, I couldn’t be more excited. ⁠⁠I’m excited to seriously crush this year as a voice over talent AND I’m excited for YOU to do the same.⁠⁠For the past three months, I have been settling into our casa de McKell in a local neighborhood on the north coast of the …

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Lessons in Learning to Lead Myself

3 Months. By May of this year, we’d been living in the Dominican Republic for 3 months. Coaching other VO talents was going really good! But my own voice over career was hitting one hurdle after another. First off we’d moved into an open air jungle bungalow. The windows were screened teak slats that allowed a lovely cross flow when …

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Best Online Productivity Tools

5 Tools that optimize online work in 2021 Although I have been working, mostly from home, as a voice over talent for the last 17 years, I also like to work on other dreams and ventures.  I’m a proud multi-passionate entrepreneur 🙂 Whether I’m working with subcontractors for voice over projects, or developing a new, unrelated business, it is a …

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VO Consulting Services

Sometimes Consulting is a Better Fit. Not long after I created my signature course, a friend called me up. She was interested in The Workflow of VO, but she had something else in mind as to how to learn the material. She and I were both aspiring on-camera actors in Los Angeles. We had taken classes together over the years …

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How to do Voiceover Work

17 years.  Next month marks 17 years that I have been doing voice over work.  It’s crazy how it really doesn’t feel like that long or like it’s getting old.  When you pick a profession to do that is something you truly enjoy, it doesn’t feel like work.  It just feels like getting up every day doing what you love …

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