Saturday, August 6, 2011
Do I have a new career in the offing? I seriously doubt it but you just never know. I was invited to have a go at a voiceover for a radio station commercial this evening and before I knew it, I was in the sound booth doing my bit for the largest housing and business development in the city. I used to have a go at hospital radio as well as football reporting for Severn Sound and BBC Radio Gloucestershire in the good old days back when I was living in Cheltenham but I must admit, I always cringed when I heard myself on playback as I have a very nasal sound when speaking into a mic. I'm told there's a definite need for native English speakers for voiceovers and locally-produced documentaries and the radio people said they'd send my tape to the people that matter. Should I be sitting by the phone, waiting for my first new assignment? No, is the answer.