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Paul Hernandez I am a Voice Actor who loves the voiceover field and and exceeding client's expectations. My voice style has been described as friendly, fun conversational and the guy next door. I'm also a Radio DJ and Part-Time Worship Pastor. I love God, doing voice work and enjoy a good laugh and making others laugh too.

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The Value Of The Phone Patch

Posted by Paul Hernandez on Friday, July 19, 2013, In : Voiceovers 


Recently I landed a job with a video company who had a client who was difficult to work with.  He was a nice enough person, just very picky about what he wanted. 

The end client loved my voice for the project and my video client asked me to record a couple of takes but did not provide much direction.  Always striving to please the client I sent three very different styled takes.  These were turned down.  A little more direction was given to which I followed to the T.  Again my takes were tu...


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This Doggie Learned A New Voiceover Trick!

Posted by Paul Hernandez on Tuesday, May 21, 2013, In : Voiceovers 

So you’re a voice talent working on a long piece and need to mark spots on your audio file where you've make mistakes so that you can find those spots easily when you start your editing process right?  Maybe you clap your hands, snap your fingers, or just make a clicking sound with your mouth or even whistle.  Well I don’t know about you, but if you’re like me, I get tired of doing all that during a long narration piece, especially if I’m having one of those "I can't get my mouth to w...


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Voice Acting Feedback – It’s As Clear As Mud

Posted by Paul Hernandez on Wednesday, August 29, 2012, In : Voiceovers 

The longer I’m in the voiceover game, the more I realize that you’ve got to discover your strengths and weaknesses and the ins and outs of this business largely on your own.  I’m not saying you shouldn’t get training, because you definitely should.  I’ve received my fair share of it and will continue to do so.  What I am saying is that much of the critique I’ve received over the years has been contradictory.  

Recently I got hammered on an audition where the person critiquing me ...


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iPhone iPad Voiceover Recording Solutions

Posted by Paul Hernandez on Friday, June 1, 2012, In : Voiceovers 

Tascam IM2 iPhone Mic Review

I’d been looking for an inexpensive way to get nice quality recordings from my iPhone 4S.  I read Beau Weaver’s review of the Tascam IM2 mic along with his audio test on George Whittam’s blog at http://eldorec.com/eldoblog/?currentPage=4  and thought I’d give it a try.  I have to say for a mic that you can buy for under $80, I was fairly impressed.

I constructed a portable sound booth that I could take on the road and then began testing the Tascam IM2 mi...


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I'm Still No Don LaFontaine And That's Still Okay!

Posted by Paul Hernandez on Friday, March 16, 2012, In : Voiceovers 

I think most people think that for a man to be in voiceovers you have to have this big booming Don LaFontaine voice.  While l do not to dispute the man's greatness, because he was great, but I don’t believe every voiceover project calls for that kind of a voice.  

Over the past few years I've taken part in many workshops, read books and trained with great people like Voice Coaches and Terry Daniel.  One thing that I've come to realize is that there is a niche out there for guys like me t...


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Auditioning On The Go Solutions

Posted by Paul Hernandez on Friday, November 18, 2011, In : Voiceovers 

While I believe it’s best to audition from my home studio, there have been occasions when I’ve been on the road or away from my studio and come across a job posting that I felt was a good fit for me and had wished that I had a simple set up for my iPhone so that I could audition for it. 

A while back on Voices.com I learned about an iPhone app called iAudition designed for voice actors by voice actors http://www.everydaygiants.com/iaudition2/.  It’s a simple $...


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How do you know your doing what you're supposed to be doing?

Posted by Paul Hernandez on Thursday, June 23, 2011, In : Voiceovers 

Have you ever asked yourself that question?  I know I have many times over the years and continue to do so.  I think it’s healthy to think about where you’re at in life and see if you are where you want to be. 

Over the years I’ve had many jobs, and with each of them, there were elements of my personality and talents and skills that were put to good use in those jobs.  But I don’t know that I was ever completely fulfilled.  For me, as a Christian, I’ve str...


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Faffcon

Posted by Paul Hernandez on Friday, September 17, 2010, In : Voiceovers 
I recently had the privilege of attending Faffcon, the "UN-Voiceover" conference http://faffcon.com/.   It was great meeting up with so many talented voice actors from the industry.  We had the opportunity to share and learn with one another to help better our careers and the industry.  I highy recommend to my fellow voice actors attending the next one if they get the chance

I also learned about meetup.com and the voiceover group that was started in the Portland, Oregon area.  If you are inter...
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I'm Not Don LaFontaine And That’s OK

Posted by Paul Hernandez on Tuesday, June 8, 2010, In : Voiceovers 

I’ve always been interested in voice over work.  As a kid I pretended to be a radio DJ and did impressions of my favorite celebrities.  As I got older I became interested in voice over work but I’ve said to myself "I'm no Don LaFontaine.  I don't have that big booming movie trailer guy voice.  How could I even compete?"  Well the longer I'm in this field the more I realize that in today's voice over market, getting work isn't about the voice you have as much as it is what you can do with ...


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New Business Audio Books

Posted by Paul Hernandez on Wednesday, December 2, 2009, In : Voiceovers 
I just recently completed narrating two business audio books.  One called The Subtle Art Of Managing Up:  Lead Your Boss aby John Baldoni and the other written by former New York City Mayor Ed Koch called Buzz: How To Create It And Win With It.  Both of these books from Amacom Books are excellent in terms of career building and management insight and I highly recommend them.  While I was hired to narrate these books, I walked away with a lot of great insight and information to help me in my o...
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