Victoria Prather

Victoria Prather

Member for 4 years •
"Street Smart with a Sensitive Side - English (native) / German"

Find me on the web at VoicesOfTori.com or contact me directly at vo@owlstarmedia.com

Victoria Prather has spent years on big-market radio and TV, honing the craft of storytelling, and easily represents the 30 to 45 age range. She creates a mental picture with her work that is authoritative as well as approachable. Victoria carries the announcer/anchor inside her, yet always connects with her listener/viewer one-to-one. Her extensive training includes animation; narration; news and digital info products; video games; fiction and non-fiction audiobooks; IVR; commercial and specialty copy. Victoria is skilled in both recording auditions and delivering finished, market-ready products with her professional home studio, and has Source Connect and/or a phone patch for clients to monitor sessions.
-Neumann TLM 103 and / or Sennheiser MKH 416 mic
-Source Connect Standard
-Focusrite Scarlett 18i8 interface
-Professional audio booth (LA Vocal Booth)

 Training

VO instructor and technique/audition coaching

Animation Training - Debi Derryberry

TV Network & Imaging Training - Jodi Gottlieb

Voiceover Training - Commercial, Animation, Video, Audiobooks, David H Lawrence XVII

The Actors Academy - Improv and Unscripted Drama, Rosalie Tenseth

On Camera / Improv - Upright Citizens Brigade (UCB), Improv Master Class Workshop, Natasha Rothwell

Peoples Improv Theatre (PIT) - Improv 101

Michael Howard Studios - Scene Study, Jim Shankman

Acting Coach - Theatre / Monologue / Performance, Scotty Fults

NY Vocal Studio - Voice / Musical, Molly McCarthy-Egan

American Forces Network - Broadcast / Teleprompter / Hosting, AFN - Europe

University of Oklahoma - Masters Degree (MHR), Psychology/Communications

Northcentral University - Masters Degree (MEd., ABD), Education & Technology Mgmt

State University of New York - Bachelors Degree, Art and Cultural Studies

My continuing education and training as a voice talent never stops. I update and refresh my voiceover skills at every opportunity, so that I can offer my clients the highest possible value for their investment.

 Experience

Actor, Writer, Voiceover Talent, VO Coach and Producer with a vocal versatility that has earned Victoria the reputation as an emerging innovator in the voice talent industry. She has a clear, concise, and personable voice and is adept at engaging, persuading, and inspiring any audience.

Victoria has been in the VO and entertainment business for a number of years with international, national, regional, local credits.

Her voice has been described as informative yet casual, engaging, conversational, warm and polished, professional and approachable.

A native of the Midwest, but a true New Yorker at heart, Victoria has spent years on big-market radio and TV, honing the craft of storytelling. Victoria carries the announcer/anchor inside her, yet always connects with her listener.

Her background in education and marketing communications give her a true understanding of the importance of conveying not just the words, but the emotion and meaning behind them. Victoria also has a food blog, a podcast, and is producing a comedy web series and other projects with other multi-hyphenate creatives.

 Specials

Over 25 years creating content for radio, television, news and podcasts.

Formal education in the Arts (B.A.), Management, Psychology and Education. (M.Ed. and MA)
Professionally trained in voiceover for animation, video games, commercial spots, IVR, ADR, audiobook narration, tags, presentations, promos and a host of other styles.
Former broadcaster and current media producer
Former communications/PR/marketing executive

- Neumann and Sennheiser mics, Focusrite Scarlett 18i8 3rd Gen, Audacity, Twisted Wave, Source Connect (Standard), phone patch, skype, zoom, Go To Meeting for directed sessions
- Home studio set-up with treated recording space
-Available for RUSH projects for a nominal fee

Animation, dialects and accents (quick study), IVR, ADR, narration, audiobooks, commercial, video games / gaming, dubbing, speaks and reads fluent German, conversational (on-script) Spanish.

Many accents - quick study; fluent German. can also impersonate IVR - AI voices such as Alexa and Siri.

Range: British (RP), Conversational, Bilingual / Fluent German, Standard American, Midwestern, Cartoon, Southern, Long Island, New York, Midwest (born in Illinois), Texas, North Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, German accent, Character, Anime, Warm, Friendly, Engaging, Casual, Versatile, Gentle, Caring, Gravelly, Mature, Middle Age, Kind, Sweet, Honeyed, Modulated, Breathy, Appealing, Enticing, Animated, Anime, Casual, Clear, Cultured, Metropolitan, Cosmopolitan, Evil Queen, Crone, Royalty, Heightened RP, Luxury, High End, Jubilant, Refined, Sincere, Soothing, Newsy, Sympathetic, Empathetic, Concerned, Calm, Illinois, Middle America, Northeast, Edgy, Sarcastic, Improv, Comedy, IVR, Sponsor Video, Talking toy, teacher, Explainer Videos, eLearning, Education, Corporate Investor Video, Investor Video, Marketing Video, Direct Response Ad (DR), Educated, Museum Exhibits, Plummy, Announcements, ADR, Audiobooks, Biographies, Web Videos, Video Games, Videogames, Documentary, Documentaries, Government, Virtual Assistants, Alexa, Siri, Pharma, Podcast, PSAs, Presentations, Self-Help, Radio Imaging, Imaging, Telephony, Text to Speech, TTS, Training, Transportation, Travel Guides, TV Narration, Real, Genuine, Fun, Interesting, Professional, Crowdsourcing Video, Film, Intro Video, POS, Event Video, Internal Video, Inspirational VO, Feature Films, Branding Video, Launch Video, Appeal Video, Infographic, Infographic Video