Profile of a Pro VoiceOver: Abbe Holmes

You might not know Abbe personally, however you will know her voice.

A regular voice for companies such as Nivea, Myer, Jenny Craig, Snooze, Ambi Pur, Forty Winks, Sportsgirl, the NAB phone banking system, Spotlight, Retravision and countless others. Abbe has notched up 25 years as a professional voice.  

She can sound like the girl next door, your best friend, your best friend’s little sister, big sister, her mother and her Nanna …

One of the great voice talents of this country, Daryl Missen grabbed some time with Abbe in between recording studios to find out a little more about Abbe the Voiceover and Voice Coach.

Daryl: For those who don’t know you Abbe, tell us about how you got started in doing voice overs?
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Daryl: A woman never tells her age, however you have been a professional fulltime voice for sometime. Can you give us a picture of the industry in the 80’s and 90’s?
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Daryl: What do you love most about V.O’s?
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Daryl: Is there a particular style or favourite character you like to portray in your VO work?
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Daryl: You now teach and coach Voice over. Tell us how that came about?
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Daryl: How has mentoring voice talent evolved for you?
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Daryl: What tips do you have for people wanting to break into voiceover?
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Daryl: Apart from being a superb voice talent, you have also given so much of your time and wisdom back. Where do you see the industry in the future?
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A massive thanks to Abbe for taking time out to share her many years of radio voiceover knowledge.

Hear some of Abbe's work in her demo…
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You can find out more about Abbe’s voice school here

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