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The Harry Truth: No Excuses

Posted: 21st November 2014 by benztownvoiceover in Regular Features, The HARRY Truth

As I write this, I struggle with what type of tone I want to take… Part of me says to be nice and simply offer my advice – another part of me says to give some people a good kick in the ass… So, maybe I’ll land somewhere in between. If you’re reading this, you […]

One of the cool things about working with Benztown is getting to communicate with so many of the best Voiceover Talents and Imaging Pros on the planet. Recently, fellow VO guy Jude Corbett sent some comments that I asked him to expand upon regarding scripts being written in all caps. I’ve even seen contracts that […]

Harry tells his story of making the transition from a radio career to doing purely voiceover. What he has to say about radio and it’s place in the voiceover world might surprise you. If moving into voiceover from radio has ever crossed your mind, you’ll want to check out his advice. For Harry’s contact info, […]

And now, wise words from the Sennheiser Sensei himself…Harry Legg! If you’re reading this blog, there’s a good chance that you are doing or hope to do imaging VO work.  Imaging VO is my primary bread and butter and I feel fortunate to have a piece of that niche in the overall VO world.  I […]

The latest installment of “The Harry Truth,” written by VO/Imaging/Kung Fu master Harry Legg! Take it away, Harry! It can probably be safely said that I’m preaching to the choir here…but maybe passing this article on to your PD, Sales Manager or even GM might help gain some understanding and help with regards to protecting […]

OK, so as a voice talent I’m sure you have pet peeves – things your clients do that drive you crazy such as forgetting to provide pronunciations, horrible grammar/punctuation, last minute copy and so on…  What about the talented producers that have to sit through our VO trax and edit them?  The Imaging gurus at […]

Many thanks to Harry Legg for getting this message out there. Do you agree? Disagree? Don’t care? Let us know your thoughts by commenting below! Great Customer Service OK, now I might tick-off some people with this column…but here goes.  It amazes me when I hear stories of how some fellow VO talents treat their […]

Here’s more provocative commentary from legendary VO coach Marc Cashman, about VoiceJockeys.com. It certainly says a lot about where the VO industry is heading, and how hazardous it can be if you don’t read the fine print! Do you think the VO industry is better overall now than it was 10 years ago? 20 years […]

Thanks to Harry Legg for this latest installment of “The Harry Truth.” Especially with holiday travel, and disasters like Superstorm Sandy, it’s important to have a backup plan when your voice clients are counting on you to come through. With the recent devastation and power outages in NYC and along the east coast, it became […]

Benztown’s old friend Harry Legg is coming back at you with more of….”The Harry Truth!” Do you process your VO trax before you give them to the client?  In many radio station production studios your mic is already routed through the station mic processor and there may or may not be much you can do […]