273 - Voice Encounter - Jay Interviews Harry Legg - How to Get Your Message Heard Above the Din of the Crowd
In this episode, Jay interviews Harry Legg, the voice of some of the biggest companies on the planet, like Nike, NBC Sports, and radio/TV stations worldwide. Harry shares why his voice is like a brand, and how his voice is behind the signature sounds that play a part in powerful marketing efforts.
Harry reveals what has changed in the industry over time and because of COVID, and he explains why it’s more important than ever to amplify the quality of your production and choose a voice talent to emote what your potential clients identify with.
You’ll learn the best tips for finding quality voiceover talent, the importance of coaching, and easy ways to sound better during production. Tune in to hear where voice talent is most needed, where people get it wrong, and what he does to help his clients — and learn why authenticity is paramount when it comes to finding the perfect voice for your brand.
00:00 – 05:30 – Harry’s background, his voice as part of a brand, who he works with, and the trends that have changed with time and because of COVID.
05:30 – 10:30 - How to find a voice and be professional, the best voiceover talents, what goes on behind the scenes, and the importance of a coach.
10:30 – 17:30 - Some fun examples, where his talent is most needed, some professional presentation tips, and what he sees people doing wrong.
17:30 – 24:00 - The work Harry has done, how people collaborate in the industry, how he offers more than just his voice, and what he does to help his clients better.
24:00 – 29:30 - On hanging out at his local radio station, bringing his voice to life, learning the skill of giving information quickly and having an internal timer, and how to grab someone.
29:30 – 37:00 - Funny and interesting radio and interview stories, why authenticity and support are critical things to expect from your voice, and collaboration.