Auditions and jobs!
January 26, 2022 No Comments Audiobooks,Voice Acting kstrecker1701

Voiceover work definitely comes in waves. I’ll start to get discouraged that I haven’t booked any jobs in a while, and then they all seem to converge on me at once! The trick is to keep auditioning no matter what.

I landed a job this week narrating an Internet ad for a cybersecurity company. The gig was listed as a one-minute video and the budget was stated as $360. It turns out they want me to do a series of four of these videos, for the same fee each time! AND, they said the client loved my audition, which was the first 30 seconds of the script – so half the work is done already! That’s the type of job I can really dig.

I also accepted a contract to narrate a short sci-fi novel titled Time Capsel, by Jonathan Maas. I’d describe it as if H.G. Wells rewrote The Time Machine with Seven of Nine as the protagonist. It should be finished sometime in February, so look for the link and the opportunity to download a free copy in exchange for a review.

My other project currently in the works is a nonfiction audiobook, The Six Parenting Tools: A Guidebook for Perplexed Parents, by Dr. Richard W. Wadsworth. The author is hoping to make this book available to his patients who come to him for help with family and relationships. I’ll post the link when it’s on Audible!

Here’s a selection of other voice acting gigs I’ve auditioned for in the past few weeks:

  • Internet ad for a lash product for a major cosmetics company (shortlisted)
  • Character voices for “hidden object” mobile game
  • Internet ad for a health care plan management agency (shortlisted)
  • Explainer video for Viva Connections App in Microsoft Teams
  • Internet video for a national insurance company (shortlisted)
  • Internet ad for Massachusetts industry promotional campaign (shortlisted)
  • Internet how-to video for assembling a 3D printer
  • Internet video for Classy Live event organizer mobile app (shortlisted)
  • Business video for Intel highlighting an award-nominated software app
  • Phone recording for Zherys website
  • TV ad promoting Coconut Grove Arts Festival
  • Internet video for Avaya media provider (shortlisted)
  • Internet video for Christian education academy (shortlisted)
  • Internet ad for Colorado University at Denver
  • Internet video pitching Surgical Theater virtual reality game (shortlisted)
  • “Mindful Money” podcast intro/outro
  • Travel video for City of Grottammare, Italy
  • Radio ad for The Urban Alternative Alaska cruise event
  • Explainer video for United Way free tax filing service
  • TV ad for Carvana
  • Online safety training videos for League of American Bicyclists and Door Dash
  • Speaker intros for payment company sales convention (shortlisted)
  • Explainer videos for Briotix Health
  • High school winter guard performance narration
  • Internet promo video for Premium Balance Belly Tea
  • YouTube explainer video for Torch professional growth platform
  • Online video for mental health advocacy group (shortlisted)
  • Radio ad for Avanti spa
  • Website animated video for expert.ai software platform
  • Narrator/character for indie video game trailer
  • Investing guide audiobook
  • Ancestry how-to audiobook
  • Two biography/memoir audiobooks
  • Urban fantasy audiobook
  • Paranormal investigation audionovella
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