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Radio to VO: Not the Kiss of Death!

Oh, no – never say you were in radio if you want to be hired as a voice talent!

Have you heard that? I know I did when I left full-time radio six years ago. Sure, I was a working voice talent before I became an on-air personality. OK, so I began my career as an actress and singer before ever stepping into a whisper room. Still – that was the advice when I left: Hide your years as a radio personality!

Randye Kaye WEZN

back in the days of carts!

Well, I officially disagree. Sorry, but I’ve never been one to follow advice without question (hence my departure from corporate radio, but that’s another story).

So – here are seven things I learned from my years in radio that actually have made me a better voice talent. So there. Continue reading

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Radio Imaging: A VO Coach is Coached

Big thanks to Dave DeAndrea, fabulous voice talent and demo producer as well.  We met at faffcon last year, and I called on him to help me with my latest demo for voiceover work: radio imaging.  After 15 years as a radio personality in Connecticut, leaving to concentrate on voiceovers full-time, it seemed a perfect fit to work in radio imaging – but I didn’t know where to begin.

Dave helped me through the process, coached me help determine my best formats, and was a delight to work with.

Here’s the result:

http://www.youtube.com/user/randyekaye?feature=mhum#p/u/10/63tVVl4lPlc

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