Ian Fishman, Fish Sounds Voice Over (Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Radio, Episode 37)
Ian Fishman with Fish Sounds Voice Over has developed a voice talent career based on his age, personality, and training. He and host John Ray discussed how he got into voice-over work, how he developed his business and clients, the audition process, the ways voice styles have changed over the decades, and much more.
Ian Fishman, Voice Over Talent, Fish Sounds Voice Over
An award-winning, full-time voice-over actor based in Minneapolis, MN, Ian Fishman lends his voice skills to hundreds of campaigns worldwide each year. He is the voice behind Fish Sounds Voice Over and High End Voice Over, one of the two voices behind Millennial Voiceover and the offshoot sketch series Stock Foto Films, and a co-founder of the all-progressive Blue Wave Voiceover Collective.
Ian specializes in:
-Warm, friendly, upbeat, and conversational Commercials | Automotive | Industrials | eLearning and Online Trainings | IVR/Phone Messaging
-Earnest, off-beat and deadpan characters for Cartoons | Video Games | Commercials
-Intelligent, earnest & heartfelt narration for eLearning | Explainers | Whiteboard Videos | Audiobooks | PSA
Ian delivers broadcast-quality, error-free audio and immediate & clear communication.
When he’s not in the booth, he’s a comedy writer, director, and editor, currently working with the satirical news outlets the Hard Times and Oregano. He is a “human puppy” and allegedly a very good eater.
Questions and Topics Discussed in this Episode
- Everybody knows about TV and radio commercials, but where else does professional voice-over come into play for a small business?
- Why should a business make a point to invest in quality, professional voiceover?
- Why have the voices we hear in commercials changed so much in the last 20 years?
- What does running a voiceover business look like, day-to-day and year-to-year?
- How did you get started in voiceover?
- Where can I find quality voiceover for my business?
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