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Television Sat Apr 24 2010

The Woman Who's the WTTW Voice is On My ESL Tapes

I teach English as a Second Language (ESL) every Saturday at Daley College, and I've been using English in Action for a couple of years. In every class, I use the CD's that come with the book, and the female voice I hear is the same one I hear on Channel 11.

When I met Gene Honda, I asked him if he knew who that voice is because he used to do a lot of voice work for WTTW, but all he told me was that the station wanted a softer sound, so they hired her, and she's out of LA. Then I thought that voice was this woman, but when she was kind enough to return my phone call, she told me that it's not her, even though they sound similar.

So who is she? I don't know. But I do know that she has some sweet gigs: lots of voice work in the ESL world, and lots of promos and other voiceovers for Channel 11. Way to go!

 
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Architecture critic Paul Goldberger talks about Frank Gehry's life and work in a new book.
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