Road to VO

Road to VO

Join Rich Palmer as he navigates the road to become a professional voice artist. He talks about his background, how his path has developed, the tools and resources he uses, the coaching he has received, and the possible pot-holes in the road that you might want to avoid. Special guests may even join him for the ride from time to time.


December 6, 2021 10 min

You have work sitting and waiting for you as you nurse your voice back to health. What is your go-to method for getting past the sore throat, the congestion, the drainage, the heavy chest congestion?

Rich explores this challenge and shares some things he found on a (very old) post from Also, he talks about this Lo-Han-Kuo Chinese Tea. It has been a nice solution to dry, scratchy throat for him, as well as a way t...

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You’re at a network function and someone looks at your business name on your nametag. It says, “VO” or “voiceover.” They look at you quizically and ask, “What do you do?” How do you answer that? Do you break down all of the things a voice actor does? Do you give your brand statement? Are you thinking about their business and how you can serve them before you answer?

Rich explores this challenge and also talks about some of his act...

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October 4, 2021 14 min

So you’ve decided to become a voiceover artist. Much like Rich, you might like the process of recording and producing audio. Perhaps you enjoy telling stories and narrating audiobooks. Maybe you’re excited about the opportunity to work for yourself. Well, there it is. To work for one’s self implies that one has a business. If it’s a business, then it needs a plan.

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September 14, 2021 15 min

Rich moved his studio and learned that his small space isn’t necessarily quieter than the larger room. Also he asks listeners about their thoughts on the recent acquisition of Voice123 by Backstage.

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August 26, 2021 12 min

Rich Palmer begins his journey on the Road to VO giving a bit of background about himself, the purpose of the show, and a brief overview of a book he is reading by Celia Siegel called Voiceover Achiever – Build Your VO Career. Change Your Life.

This show is decidedly produced for those who have an interest in what it takes to establish a career as a voice artist. For those already involved in the business, it can help to re-establi...

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