As a broadcast and print journalist, educator, and corporate trainer, J. Michael Collins brings a well-rounded background to business of voice overs. Whether he is teaching at a university, serving as personal writer for the C.E.O. of a major American PR firm, writing for publications, or performing in voice overs effective English is the cornerstone of his professional life.
Coming from a career in broadcasting into the field of voice overs presented the challenge of being pigeonholed for announcer type roles. In his debut episode on Voice Over Experts Collins explains how voice talent can overcome these challenges and break out of the announcer mould. Collins teaches listeners the importance of versatility and how an artist can use various tools, including Voices.com, to expand their range.
Voice Over Experts is an educational podcast featuring renowned voiceover coaches from the US, Canada and abroad, offering pearls of wisdom and tricks of the trade to help novice voice talent improve their careers. Voice Over Experts is hosted by Voices.com, the voice over marketplace.
About J. Michael Collins
J. Michael Collins has dedicated himself to providing voiceovers of superior quality to all of his clients, large and small and has recorded advertisements for major corporations such as Coca Cola and McDonald's, movie trailers for worldwide release, television documentaries, Fortune 500 corporate narration, promos for local establishments and audio-books.
Based in London, Ontario, Canada; Voices.com provides a virtual exchange, facilitating business transactions between creative producers and voice-over professionals. Radio and television stations, advertising agencies and Fortune 500 companies all rely upon the Voices.com marketplace to search for, audition and hire voice talents. Companies that have used Voices.com include NBC, ESPN, PBS, The History Channel, Reader's Digest, Comcast, Microsoft, Cisco Systems, ING, Western Union, Nortel, Ford, GM, the US Army, the US Government and more.