Listening to Sylvia Longmire’s voice will make you want to join her for a cup of coffee, nod your head in agreement, or have her adopt you as a second mom. Her fun, warm, and friendly vocal tone is genuine, and feels instantly approachable. Her confident, bold, and authoritative narration is perfect for making listeners sit up and pay attention to your message.
Sylvia has traveled all over the world solo in a wheelchair, and her years of experience narrating exciting and inspiring travel videos shine through. She loves fun and upbeat commercial work, as well as documentary, e-Learning, and PSA projects where she can use her experience and love of educating others.
Sylvia also has a serious side, having worked as a subject matter expert on Mexico’s drug war and border security for 14 years. She has appeared twice in documentaries on The History Channel, and on dozens of cable news shows. Sylvia knows when and how to strike a more formal or narrative tone when called for in a project. This is why she enjoys corporate and explainer projects, as well as political ad work.
Despite having no accent while speaking English, Sylvia is a fluent Spanish speaker, born to Cuban immigrants. Her Spanish voiceovers are accent-neutral, but she can provide a Cuban accent upon request.
Vocal characteristics include:
- Tenor I to Alto range
- Warm and smooth, young/hip and fun
- Young adult to middle-age female (~25-50 years old)
- Clear to moderate gravel
- Go-to styles are conversational, real person, corporate, comforting
Sylvia currently specializes in commercial, corporate, eLearning, PSA, documentary, travel/tourism, political, and Spanish voiceover projects.
Sylvia’s home recording studio features the following:
- Sound reduction treatment to -60dB
- Sennheiser MKH 416 microphone
- Audient iD14 interface
- Adobe Audition DAW
- MacBook Pro w/High Sierra iOS
- Source Connect Standard
She can record, edit, and complete any and all voice projects remotely from her home studio.
Client List (select)
Sylvia has worked with a wide variety of clients on an even wider variety of projects, from a major film studio and travel/tourism in Canada, to PSAs for a state government agency and commercial promos for local businesses. Several of her projects have been either bilingual or completely in Spanish. Here are some of her clients.