SpeakerMatch Teleseminar Series

How To Break Into the Lucrative Voice Over Industry

Guest: Sonny Melendrez

This was a 60 minute teleseminar which took place on July 13, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. Central Time

While the terms “voice acting” and “voice over artist” have referred mostly to radio and TV commercials in the past, the web, apps, audio books and more have created new and exciting opportunities for those seeking voice work. In this information-filled teleseminar, veteran voice actor and coach, Sonny Melendrez shares many of the ins-and-outs he’s learned during his 30 plus years in the voice over industry. From training to building your “studio”; and from recording demos to landing your first job, follow the process necessary in becoming a voice acting professional. You’ll also discover the 5 Secrets of Highly Successful Voice Actors. Moreover, you’ll learn how to use your talent as a speaker to your advantage in this lucrative business.

What Was Covered in This Interview:

  • How to determine if you have what it takes to become a voice actor
  • How to leverage you talent as a speaker into voice acting
  • The first steps
  • How to find your “voice niche”
  • How to construct a competitive demo
  • What you’ll need to get started
  • The 3 biggest mistakes new voice over candidates make

About Our Guest

Sonny Melendrez is a Hall of Fame broadcaster, award-winning keynote speaker and voice over coach. His speaking/hosting credits number in the thousands, including the White House Hispanic Heritage Awards and the USO’s 50th Anniversary Gala in Paris. His voice has been heard on countless national commercials, including Sprint, McDonalds, Disney, Mattel and Kelloggs. As an animation voice artist, Sonny’s voice has given life to characters in video games, movies and TV series, including The Jetsons. Twice named Billboard Magazine’s National Radio Personality of the Year, Sonny has entertained on some of America’s great radio stations, including KMPC, KFI, KIIS and KRLA in Los Angeles and he is included in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame as one of the “Top 100 Radio Personalities of All-Time.”

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