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Working with Coaches who are Voice Actors

You would think that most voiceover coaches were practicing what they teach. It seems like a no-brainer, right? However, you would be surprised by the number of VO training companies staffed with coaches who are not active in the business. It doesn't mean they aren't good teachers but wouldn't you want to learn from a coach who still records projects for clients every week?

When I got started decades ago, I worked with several coaches and while they were all good and brought different perspectives to the session, I learned the most from a coach who was still active in the business and doing voiceovers daily. Not only was she excellent at teaching technique and delivery, but learning from her successes and failures helped me immensely. She was brilliant, challenging, candid and never blew any smoke. This is the type o