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Mike Kirby Examines the Announcer and Commercial Voice Talent on His New Podcast


Mike Kirby presents listeners of the Voice Over Experts podcast with an examination of what it means to be a professional announcer and commercial voice talent.

Toronto, Canada, May 01, 2008 --(PR.com)-- Mike Kirby, owner of Voiceworx in Toronto, national voice talent and voice over instructor, was the featured presenter this past week on the Voice Over Experts Podcast sponsored by Voices.com, the voice over marketplace. With over 45 exceptional episodes, Voice Over Experts is the most downloaded and subscribed to educational podcast series for beginner and professional voice actors on the Internet.

Mike’s first podcast teaches the Voice Over Experts audience “How to Be a Professional Announcer”. Listeners discover a portrait of what an announcer ought to be like and hear samples of professional commercial voice over work from one of Canada’s top male voice talents.

As a regular contributor to the Voice Over Experts Podcast, Mike Kirby helps people to understand, develop and succeed in the exciting and opportune world of voice-overs online. The lectures assembled are an instant library of free voice acting lessons perfect for those just starting out and are a treasure trove of resources for established voice actors who want to refine their knowledge and skills from the privacy of their own home and at their own pace.

The Voice Over Experts Podcast can be found in the iTunes Podcast Directory and online at the Voices.com Podcast Center.

To listen to Mike Kirby, go to:
http://podcasts.voices.com/voiceoverexperts/mike_kirby/

To learn more about the Voice Over Experts Podcast, visit:
http://podcasts.voices.com/voiceoverexperts/

About Mike Kirby
Mike Kirby has won 12 CLIO Awards for advertising excellence in his thirty-year career as an actor, narrator, broadcaster, voice specialist and author. Mike was the host and announcer of the Special Olympics World Winter Games at Toronto’s Skydome (now Rogers Centre) and announcer for the United Way Walk-A-Thon at Nathan Phillips Square in Toronto, Canada. Currently, Mike Kirby is the station voice of HGTV Home and Garden Television Canada. Mike Kirby’s commercial clients have included Hyundai, Suzuki, Nissan, Toyota, Chevy Trucks, Toronto Blue Jays, Stratford Festival, Cogeco, Rogers Cable, and Mobil Oil. Mike has been the voice of numerous documentaries for PBS as well as the award-winning CBC documentary series “Witness”. Mike Kirby is a graduate of the Neighborhood Playhouse School of Theater in New York City.

About Voices.com
Based in London, Canada, Voices.com provides an online marketplace, facilitating transactions between business clients and voice-over professionals employing a comprehensive suite of web-based services. Clients that have worked at Voices.com include NBC, ESPN, PBS, The History Channel, Reader's Digest, Comcast, Nortel Networks, Bell Canada, Microsoft, Cisco Systems, ING, Western Union, Ford, GM, Jaguar, US Army, the US Government and more.

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Voices.com
Erica Bontje
519-858-5071
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http://www.voices.com
130-100 Collip Circle
London ON N6G 4X8
Phone: 519-858-5071 x 117

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