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An award-winning biweekly show teaching listeners about the voiceover and audio industry. hearing amazing stories and learning tips & tricks along the way.


Season 1 focuses on building basic skills and nohow on how to start, maintain and develop your career. 


Season 2 will continue to build from season 1 but go deeper into the other areas of VoiceOver and the audio industry that doesn’t get covered as much and shine a light on the amazing people working in these roles.


Hosted by multi-award-winning black British voiceover Jo Troy



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Season 1 Trailer

Season 1 Trailer

2022-10-1600:41

A biweekly show teaching listeners about the voiceover and audio industry, hearing amazing stories and learning tips & tricks along the way.Season 1 will focus on building basic skills and nohow on how to start, maintain and develop your career. Hosted by multi-award-winning black British voiceover Jo Troyhttps://www.jotroy.com/ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
WE WON AN AWARD...

WE WON AN AWARD...

2023-06-1206:34

So last month at the One Voice Awards in London. I was awarded the INSPIRATION OF THE YEAR AWARD because of my work with the podcast. Unfortunately, I wasn't able to accept the award in person so i wanted to give my acceptance speech to you personally here as without you none of this would be possible.THANK YOU EVERYONEAdditional ResourcesYou can find me at www.jotroy.comMy E-BOOK https://www.jotroy.com/ebookJoin the community https://www.instagram.com/voaudioadventurepodcast/_____All music used in the episode by Phoenix and the Flower Girl can be found here shorturl.at/gipSZTRANSCRIPTS - https://www.jotroy.com/transcriptsListen, rate, and subscribe! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Podcast Trailer

Podcast Trailer

2023-10-2400:43

a biweekly show where I learn about the voiceover and audio industry and Share with you all the stories, tips and tricks along the way.Each episode will focus on equipping you with the skills you need to start, maintain and develop your career in voice over & audioSo lets go on this adventure together and don’t forget to subscribe or follow so you don’t miss an episode.www.jotroy.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Got a good voice? Want to start a new career and want to become a voice actor? Find out what you need to start a Voiceover demo and get your career started with Rick Loynes of Bauer media.Main TopicsHow to make a demoWhat to includeHow to get workAdditional ResourcesYou can find me at www.jotroy.comMy E-BOOK https://www.jotroy.com/ebookJoin the community https://www.instagram.com/voaudioadventurepodcast/___Rick Loynes http://rickloynes.com/Voiceover friends: @flavour_vo @dedevoice_ @marilenagant___All music used in the episode by Phoenix and the Flower Girl can be found here shorturl.at/gipSZTRANSCRIPTS - https://www.jotroy.com/transcriptsListen, rate, and subscribe! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
You have a demo but no agent so where do you find work and how? A good place to start is freelance sites. Listen to other voiceover experiences and how they got on as well as expert views from Samantha Sorscher Team Lead - Community & Social Impact and Adam Fine Head of Music & Audio at Fiverr.Main TopicsBest way to stand out on freelance sitesHow to grow your business Why freelance sites can be viewed as negativeAdditional ResourcesYou can find me at www.jotroy.comMy E-BOOK https://www.jotroy.com/ebookJoin the community https://www.instagram.com/voaudioadventurepodcast/___Fiverr events https://events.fiverr.comVoiceover friends: @jane_wing_voiceover @timodofin @hannahgardinervoice___All music used in the episode by Phoenix and the Flower Girl can be found here shorturl.at/gipSZTRANSCRIPTS - https://www.jotroy.com/transcriptsListen, rate, and subscribe! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Rates & Usage  | S1 E3

Rates & Usage | S1 E3

2022-11-2332:41

One of the biggest questions in a voiceover's life is “how much should I charge for this job?” As there is no concrete answer, there are still guidelines for calculating this and why. Main TopicsWhere rates come fromWhat to charge and whyMost common mistakes and how to avoid themAdditional ResourcesYou can find me at www.jotroy.comMy E-BOOK https://www.jotroy.com/ebookJoin the community https://www.instagram.com/voaudioadventurepodcast/_____Marcus Hutton - https://www.voice-overs.cc/Equity Performers Union - https://www.equity.org.uk/Voiceover friends: @tiffany.clare @timlee_voiceover @amyfaalsleath_vo_____All music used in the episode by Phoenix and the Flower Girl can be found here shorturl.at/gipSZTRANSCRIPTS - https://www.jotroy.com/transcriptsListen, rate, and subscribe! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Coaching | S1 E4

Coaching | S1 E4

2022-12-0736:09

Seeking coaching or mentoring when trying to learn a new skill or speciality is definitely recommended in most cases. But most aren’t all. So you may be thinking. Should I get a coach? Where do I find one and what should I look for in a coach?Main TopicsWhat kind of coach to look forWhat areas to be coached inSetting goalsIs coaching for youAdditional ResourcesYou can find me at www.jotroy.comMy E-BOOK https://www.jotroy.com/ebookJoin the community https://www.instagram.com/voaudioadventurepodcast/_____Sefa Nkyi - https://www.linkedin.com/in/sefa-nkyi-b061a072/4C Voices - https://4cvoices.com/_____Who I got gaming coaching with - https://www.notablevoices.co.uk/_____All music used in the episode by Phoenix and the Flower Girl can be found here shorturl.at/gipSZTRANSCRIPTS - https://www.jotroy.com/transcriptsListen, rate, and subscribe! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
As voiceovers we all have different unique selling points but how do we make them stand out from the crowd so we get booked for jobs? In this episode, I will be speaking with vo branding expert Helen Bee talking about everything branding as well as answering questions from some of the listeners.Main TopicsWhy is branding important in voiceoverWhat to do and not do when creating your brandBranding fundamentalsHow to grow your brandAdditional ResourcesYou can find me at www.jotroy.comMy E-BOOK https://www.jotroy.com/ebookJoin the community https://www.instagram.com/voaudioadventurepodcast/_____Helen Bee - https://b-double-e.co.uk/Website: https://b-double-e.co.ukPortfolio: https://b-double-e.co.uk/our-workNewsletter: https://b-double-e.co.uk/newsletterVoiceover friends: @sallyvanderpump @alixandrasvoices @lucasondrums_____All music used in the episode by Phoenix and the Flower Girl can be found here shorturl.at/gipSZTRANSCRIPTS - https://www.jotroy.com/transcriptsListen, rate, and subscribe! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
New Year new me? It's that time of year to set goals and execute them. Here are some ideas, tips & tricks on staying on track and achieving everything you want this year and more.Go to https://betterhelp.com/JOTROY for 10% off your first month of therapy with BetterHelp and get matched with a therapist who will listen and help #sponsored Main TopicsWays to stay organised Breathing exercises to use when feeling stressedThings to do and not do when planning goalsAdditional ResourcesYou can find me at www.jotroy.comMy E-BOOK https://www.jotroy.com/ebookJoin the community https://www.instagram.com/voaudioadventurepodcast/_____Elroy “Spoonface” Powell - https://www.spoonface.net/Brand new stress relieving journals and affirmations colouring book for adults available on Amazon. Great for voice actors that suffer from imposter syndrome or struggle with thoughts that get in the way - https://linktr.ee/spoonface1_____The VO Social - https://www.thevosocial.com/The Voiceover Career Planner - https://www.thevosocial.com/the-voiceover-career-planner_____All music used in the episode by Phoenix and the Flower Girl can be found here shorturl.at/gipSZTRANSCRIPTS - https://www.jotroy.com/transcriptsListen, rate, and subscribe! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Marketing in voiceover may not seem to be a very glamorous part of the job but, it is definitely up there in terms of importance and needs to be done in order to run a successful business. But how does one market themselves and to whom? Main TopicsWhat do you need in order to start marketing?Things not to doHow do you construct a marketing email and what should you include?Where to market your vo business online a get the best results?Additional ResourcesYou can find me at www.jotroy.comMy E-BOOK https://www.jotroy.com/ebookJoin the community https://www.instagram.com/voaudioadventurepodcast/_____Chris Tester - https://www.naturallyrp.co.uk/Skillshare links - Voice Over Business Course: https://skl.sh/3SeyAVt & The Foundations of VO: https://skl.sh/3SeyAVtVoiceover friends: @kellymacbridevoice , @voicedbycamile_____All music used in the episode by Phoenix and the Flower Girl can be found here shorturl.at/gipSZTRANSCRIPTS - https://www.jotroy.com/transcriptsListen, rate, and subscribe! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
How do I get a voiceover agent? Do I need one? What do they do and more. Everything you need to know about voiceover agents. Main TopicsWhen do I need to have or know to get an agent?How to get the attention of an agent?Things not to do when contacting oneDifferent types of agentsand more...Additional ResourcesYou can find me at www.jotroy.comMy E-BOOK https://www.jotroy.com/ebookJoin the community https://www.instagram.com/voaudioadventurepodcast/_____Alex Griffiths - https://www.thevoiceovergallery.co.uk/Voiceover friends: @isithescribe , @jenlawtonhunt_____All music used in the episode by Phoenix and the Flower Girl can be found here shorturl.at/gipSZTRANSCRIPTS - https://www.jotroy.com/transcriptsListen, rate, and subscribe! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Recording sessions. What should I expect? How do I prepare? What do I need to know? Look no further. Here is everything to get you ready.* Get 10% off Vita Voice with the code JOTROY or use the link - vitavoice.myshopify.com/jotroy *Main TopicsHow to prepare before a recording sessionHow to approach long form vs short-form scriptsStudio setupsDos & Donts Additional ResourcesYou can find me at www.jotroy.comMy E-BOOK https://www.jotroy.com/ebookJoin the community https://www.instagram.com/voaudioadventurepodcast/_____Alexia Kombou - https://alexiakombou.com/ Voiceover friends: @dan.pye , @chriswoodworthvo_____All music used in the episode by Phoenix and the Flower Girl can be found here shorturl.at/gipSZTRANSCRIPTS - https://www.jotroy.com/transcriptsListen, rate, and subscribe! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Audiobooks | S2 E2

Audiobooks | S2 E2

2023-04-1237:59

Audiobooks in the voiceover world are like marmite you either love them or hate them. In this episode we will talk everything audiobook related and maybe change your opinion for better or worse.Main TopicsHow to become an audiobook narrator How much you should chargeBest ways to record And more…Additional ResourcesYou can find me at www.jotroy.comMy E-BOOK https://www.jotroy.com/ebookJoin the community https://www.instagram.com/voaudioadventurepodcast/_____Sebastian Brown - https://www.sbvoices.co.uk/Voiceover friends: @billiefb_voiceover , @mrchrisdevon_____Audiobook ResourcesThe narrators road map - great website full of useful articles and tutoring https://www.narratorsroadmap.comHelen Lloyds Audiobook Course - Only for those serious about audiobooks https://helenlloydaudio.com/services/narrator-coaching/The Audio Publishers Association - big group that does events and awards https://www.audiopub.orgProfessional Audiobook Narrators Association - like equity, offers training and membership https://www.pronarrators.orgGood places to find work acx.com , https://findawayvoices.com , ahabtalent.com , https://audiofilemagazine.com_____All music used in the episode by Phoenix and the Flower Girl can be found here shorturl.at/gipSZTRANSCRIPTS - https://www.jotroy.com/transcriptsListen, rate, and subscribe! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Dubbing | S2 E3

Dubbing | S2 E3

2023-04-2636:57

Want to be a dubbing director or dubbing actor and see your work on Netflix or Disney+? Then look no further. Main TopicsHow to become a dubbing director The process of script adaptingCasting actors for rolesAnd more…Additional ResourcesYou can find me at www.jotroy.comMy E-BOOK https://www.jotroy.com/ebookJoin the community https://www.instagram.com/voaudioadventurepodcast/_____James Daniel Wilson - www.linkedin.com/in/james-daniel-wilsonLiquid Violet - https://liquidviolet.co.uk/_____All music used in the episode by Phoenix and the Flower Girl can be found here shorturl.at/gipSZTRANSCRIPTS - https://www.jotroy.com/transcriptsListen, rate, and subscribe! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Do you want to be a radio presenter? Well look no further. Here is everything you need to know to get your adventure started.Main TopicsSkills needed to be a radio presenterHow to gain experience What not to doAnd more…Additional ResourcesYou can find me at www.jotroy.comMy E-BOOK https://www.jotroy.com/ebookJoin the community https://www.instagram.com/voaudioadventurepodcast/_____Remel London - http://remellondon.com/#TheMainstream: @themainstreamuk_____All music used in the episode by Phoenix and the Flower Girl can be found here shorturl.at/gipSZTRANSCRIPTS - https://www.jotroy.com/transcriptsListen, rate, and subscribe! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
What is continuity announcing? Let's find out with the fantastic special guest, Channel 4’s Jemma McCarthy.Main TopicsWhat is continuity announcing?How do I become a continuity announcer?What is the day-to-day likeAnd more…Additional ResourcesYou can find me at www.jotroy.comMy E-BOOK https://www.jotroy.com/ebookJoin the community https://www.instagram.com/voaudioadventurepodcast/_____Jemma McCarthy - https://www.jemmamccarthy.com/_____ Useful Resourceshttps://www.tvwhirl.co.uk/presentation/channel-4/e4-channel/e4-2018plus-special-presentation/_____All music used in the episode by Phoenix and the Flower Girl can be found here shorturl.at/gipSZTRANSCRIPTS - https://www.jotroy.com/transcriptsListen, rate, and subscribe! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Vocal Health | S2 E6

Vocal Health | S2 E6

2023-06-0737:00

Learn how to get the most out of your voice and prevent injuries with vocal health expert Carrie Garrett*Get 10% off Vita Voice with the code JOTROY or use the link - vitavoice.myshopify.com/jotroy *Main TopicsHow do you know if you have a vocal injury?How to manage work loadHow to recover from vocal injuryAnd more…Additional ResourcesYou can find me at www.jotroy.comMy E-BOOK https://www.jotroy.com/ebookJoin the community https://www.instagram.com/voaudioadventurepodcast/_____Carrie Garrett - The Singer's Clinic: https://www.thesingersclinic.com/_____Useful ResourcesBritish Voice Association: https://www.britishvoiceassociation.org.uk/free.htmUK Voice Clinic Directory: https://www.britishvoiceassociation.org.uk/free_voice-clinics.htmBAPAM: https://www.bapam.org.uk/BAPAM Training events: https://www.bapam.org.uk/events/Vocal Health Education: https://www.vocalhealth.co.uk/vocal-health-first-aid/Voice Care Centre: https://voicecarecentre.co.uk/_____All music used in the episode by Phoenix and the Flower Girl can be found here shorturl.at/gipSZTRANSCRIPTS - https://www.jotroy.com/transcriptsListen, rate, and subscribe! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Learn how to protect yourself from AI as a VoiceOver with Dr Mathilde Pavis an expert in intellectual property law, ethics and new technologies. Main TopicsHow do you legally protect your voice from being stolen by AI?How to educate yourself on new technologies?Do I own my voice?And more…Additional ResourcesYou can find me at www.jotroy.comMy E-BOOK https://www.jotroy.com/ebookJoin the community https://www.instagram.com/voaudioadventurepodcast/_____Mathilde Pavis: www.mathildepavis.com _____Equity AI Toolkit - https://www.equity.org.uk/advice-and-support/know-your-rights/ai-toolkitUseful ResourcesYou can find out more about Mathilde’s next digital course ‘AI clauses 101’ here: https://www.mathildepavis.com/courses  The course will run online (live & recorded) starting 17 July. If you’re on holiday then, don’t worry. You can catch up on the replay!  Get your 30% discount when you book the course by clicking on this link: https://pavis-consultancy.ck.page/products/ai101?promo=LISTENTOJO (NB: this is a discount link, not a discount code! Make sure you use this link to get your discount).  You can sign up for Mathilde Pavis’s newsletter and receive free resources on your rights and contracts by going to: www.mathildepavis.com  You can follow her content on social media on Twitter (@Mathilde_Pavis), YouTube (@alawyerinyourcorner), Instagram (@a_lawyer_in_your_corner).  _____All music used in the episode by Phoenix and the Flower Girl can be found here shorturl.at/gipSZTRANSCRIPTS - https://www.jotroy.com/transcriptsListen, rate, and subscribe! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
IVR | S2 E8

IVR | S2 E8

2023-07-0536:01

Learn how to integrate IVR into your voiceover career and make the most out it. Hear all the tips and tricks from Premier CX’s David Richardson and some vo friends of mine.Main TopicsWhat is IVRHow to make the most financially out of IVRWhat it takes to become a successful IVR voiceoverAnd more…Additional ResourcesYou can find me at www.jotroy.comMy E-BOOK https://www.jotroy.com/ebookJoin the community https://www.instagram.com/voaudioadventurepodcast/_____David Richardson : http://www.linkedin.com/in/voiceofdave_____Voiceover Friends: @niceredvoice , https://berkshirevoiceover.co.uk_____Useful Resourceshttp://www.premiercx.co.uk/https://www.linkedin.com/company/premiercx/_____All music used in the episode by Phoenix and the Flower Girl can be found here shorturl.at/gipSZTRANSCRIPTS - https://www.jotroy.com/transcriptsListen, rate, and subscribe! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Everything you need to know about how the visually impaired enjoy visual arts through audio. With insights from Sonia Castelo Branco and some vo friends of mine. Welcome to the world of Audio Description.Main TopicsWhat is Audio DescriptionHow to become an Audio Descriptor What it takes to become a successful Audio Descriptor And more…Additional ResourcesYou can find me at www.jotroy.comMy E-BOOK https://www.jotroy.com/ebookJoin the community https://www.instagram.com/voaudioadventurepodcast/_____Sonia Castelo Branco : https://www.linkedin.com/in/soniacastelobranco_____Voiceover Friends: @marilenagant @missfernlulham and @stereoket_____All music used in the episode by Phoenix and the Flower Girl can be found here shorturl.at/gipSZTRANSCRIPTS - https://www.jotroy.com/transcriptsListen, rate, and subscribe! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
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