A Voice Actor on How + When to Pursue Voiceover Full Time

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This week on the VO School Podcast we discuss how, when, and why you should leave your day job to pursue voiceover full time.

After the hustle, the grind, the constant rejection, the training, and eventually the work, there comes a point when you must decide if voiceover is going to be your primary source of income. You need to consider this strategically so you avoid any potential financial hardship that can impact not only your bank account, but your physical and mental health too.

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Joining us to discuss this is voice actor Maria Pendolino. She’s navigated these waters and helped many others do the same successfully.

What are the signs pointing you toward a full-time career in voiceover? What are the dangers and what strategies can you employ to mitigate them? This week we take a closer look at the process.

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Jamie Muffett
Jamie Muffett is a British voice actor and podcast producer based in Philadelphia. Jamie is best known for playing Thatcher in “Rainbow Six Siege” and has voiced for clients including NBC, ESPN, Warner Brothers, Microsoft, and National Geographic. He also produces Backstage’s “In The Envelope” podcast. For more information: JamieMuffettVO.com.
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