The first time I recorded a radio commercial I was working in radio. I walked into the booth, sat down in front of the microphone, put the gargantuan headset on, and waited for the cue from the producer.
Then I threw up. Continue reading The Unrehearsed Voiceover
Here’s a question for you. You don’t necessarily need to answer. Just something to ponder.
How did anyone get discovered before the Internet?
I first started in voiceover at the same time I started in radio. It was in late 1995. Back then, if I wanted to record a voiceover I had to into a studio. I got recorded on a reel-to-reel tape. In order to book work as a Voice Talent, I had to try and find work using the connections I was building in the industry. Continue reading Jake Foushee Has An Agent
When I first started in radio the station I worked for had a live announcer in the building 24 hours a day 7 days a week. It had to be that way. Somebody needed to push the buttons! The station used CD’s for music, commercials were all on cart and phone calls were recorded and run on reel-to-reel.
Then computers came along. Continue reading Computers Can’t Replace Everything