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Level up your voice acting career! If you’ve ever considered voice over work, Phil Cooke’s interview with voice artist Joel Weldon will give you the confidence you need to start! With a long-term professional career in film, television and commercial voice over and narration, Joel offers tips on developing vocal range, warming up, stretching your voice muscle, and working with directors for your best work. And, if you’re a new director, he includes techniques you can use to help VO talent produce the sound you’re looking for.
As a highly respected voice coach, Joel has worked with actors, major network executives, public speakers, ministry leaders, musicians, and politicians. The tips he shares in this interview will help anyone expand the effectiveness of your voice.
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*More About This Episode* Voice Acting: Interview with Voice Artist Joel WeldonAbout Joel Weldon The voice acting talent of Joel Weldon is heard all around the globe every single day. With current national clients such as Ford Motor Company, Carl's Jr/Hardee's, Caterpillar, FOX Sports, NASCAR, and Harvest Crusades with Greg Laurie, he's a working professional sharing from deep personal experience.
He performed his first commercial voiceover role for a lone Toyota dealer in Washington State 20 years ago. Since then, having brought thousands of real world projects to life with his voice, he's now recognized as a top-tier SAG voice actor and VO instructor in Los Angeles.
Joel is also a highly respected coach to public speakers, business execs, and ministry leaders, having coached the likes of Desiring God Ministries, Rocket Mortgage Corp, and major network execs, musicians, and politicians who prefer anonymity. As the founder of Empower Your Platform and the TrueYou® Speaking Method, his passion for human communication spills over into every connection, whether virtual online or in person.
When not performing VO, you'll most likely find him at the beach in Southern California with his family or leading music for his church community. "Your Voice is Your Superpower"