The VoiceOver Pod made possible by Such A Voice with your host Justine Reiss

Learn the in’s and out’s of the Voice Over industry and how you can become a part of it!

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The VoiceOver Pod made possible by Such A Voice with your host Justine Reiss

The Such A Voice Pod is here to demystify the industry of voice-over. The voice-over world has transformed in the last 20 years, and during our episodes, we’ll explore what that means for you. You’ll hear from industry professionals, working talent, casting agents, and more.
We’ll talk about sound, speech, marketing…and everything connected to using your voice to make money.  We’ll also uncover the keys to your success in the industry.  We’ll discuss voice coaching, demos, marketing, the home studio, and much, much more.
Want to learn more about what it takes to become a working voice-over talent?  Click below to attend our introductory voice-over webinar:


Monday Apr 17, 2023

In part one of Justine’s interview with James Seawood, James discusses his voiceover journey. The importance of getting coaching. Working as a full time voiceover talent.  The importance of setting intentions and creating goals.  Working with Pay to Play and so much more!      

Monday Apr 17, 2023

In part one of Justine’s interview with Steve Silverman, Steve talks about  how he got started in the industry as an intern on the soap opera General Hospital, being in the right place at the right time, creating self fulfilling prophecies, his time working in animation for Dreamworks, and writing and producing promos for the WB Network. 

Monday Apr 17, 2023

In part two of Justine’s interview with Steve Silverman, Steve discusses picking the right person for the gig. Trends in voiceover embracing Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion (DEI).  How to break into Promo and Trailer voiceover. The importance of getting coaching, setting up a Home Studio and so much more.

Thursday Apr 27, 2023

In Part Two of Justine’s interview with James Seawood, they discuss “Imposter Syndrome” Being able to survive in a highly competitive field. Bringing your own “authentic self” to a read.   Figuring out the strategy or “roadmap” of learning voiceover. Understanding the “4 P’s”.  The importance of not allowing your ego to take over your process and so much more!

Thursday Jun 22, 2023

In this amazing episode where I speak with Doug Jones - known as the greatest actor you hardly ever see!  We talk about:
Voice acting as a full-body experience 
David Hyde Pierce not understanding why they hired him because Doug had voiced the Hellboy character with such emotion and perfection.
How to make ‘creature sounds’
Effort in video game VO
Going for your dreams
As he says, "Someone out there is doing this voice-over thing, and it may as well be you."

Thursday Jun 29, 2023

In this episode, Justine interviews Such A Voice Alumni Tim Huchton.  We talk about his choice to start a voice-over career, and his experience with our team at Such A Voice. We also talk about what it means to speak with a conversational tone vs. a slick sound. Tune in and listen to how Tim found success in his voice-over career while working from home and keeping his other job.

Tuesday Jul 04, 2023

In this episode Justine talks with Such A Voice Coach and Improv Extraordinaire Tim Powers. They talked about:
The power of acting in 'Voice Acting' - YOU CAN BE TRAINED IN THIS AREA
Four point analysis
Acting is reacting
You can have a great voice but having a marketable sound and being trained is the game changer
Send it and Forget it
Being in the moment
How improv will teach you how to trust your instincts take risks and get into the “Yes” pile

Tuesday Jul 04, 2023

In this episode Justine talks with Audiobook Narrator and Coach, Cathi Colas. They discussed:
How to get into Audiobook Narration
What kind of books should you look for when auditioning 
Where to find audiobook auditions
When to approach publishers
Proofing, editing, mastering your own books vs. hiring someone to do that for you, using Pozotron (software solution)
What is ACX
Where to get experience when you first start narrating
Suchavoice Audiobook Coaching Program
And so much more! So tune in, subscribe to our channel, leave a review! Thanks for listening.

Thursday Aug 17, 2023

Join us in a conversation between Justine & Michael Yurchak, Animation Actor, VO Coach & Demo producer with Such a Voice.
We talk about what's changed in the industry from working in-studio to home studios, distinguishing between anime & animation, and the surprising places Michael has been lately: hitting the conference circuit, signing autographs for a show he did years ago.  
He shares with us some very touching stories about how his character work has reached people in ways he never imagined.
And of course, we discuss the joy he gets passing the torch to voice talent, helping them get started in the business of voice acting. As Michael said, "There will be payoffs when you least expect it!"
Join us for a super fun conversation that I wasn't ready to end!

Thursday Aug 17, 2023

Justine & Michael continue their conversation about the state of the industry, home studios, character work and more!. 
Michael Yurchak is an Animation Actor, VO Coach, & Demo producer with Such a Voice.

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