According to Steckelberg, her comedic and musical skills have helped her throughout her voiceover career. In fact, they led to it.
“A good voice talent has an internal clock,” explains Atlanta-based voiceover artist David de Vries. • “So when the casting director says, ‘I need this copy read in 28.7 seconds,’ you land it. • This is an innate talent and it cannot be taught.” His voiceover career began when a legit agent sent him out on a commercial voiceover audition on the basis of his demo.
I was at the right place at the right time,” de Vries says. • It was the early ’80s and I had that cool voice which was starting to emerge in voiceovers. • I booked my first audition, and it turned out to be a Clio-winning spot. After that, I was booking regularly.