Kara Ortiz Voiceover

My voice...

…is trustworthy, upscale and sparkles around the edges

…makes complicated things sound doable

…makes simple things sound luxurious

My voice is one of those rare ones you actually believe. It’s soothing and loving when need be, and authoritarian and brusque if that’s required. I’m typically cast as teachers, mothers, sisters, and have also had my turn at dying trolls. So, yep, I’ve got some zesty fun in there, too.

My wheelhouse is intelligent and encouraging, so I tend to be hired to “explain” things. My fortes are corporate/educational videos and IVR (Interactive Voice Response – “press 1 for this, two for that”), as well as advertising telephony and nonfiction audiobooks. I excel at the “big” words, and am not afraid to ask for clarification if I come across something I don’t know.

I’ve worked with most of my clients for maaanny years. BigCommerce, Lane Bryant, Caché, Odwalla, Arden B – to name a few – rely on me to be the voice of their brand for “behind the scenes” activity. I’d love to develop that relationship with other growing companies (both private and production houses), as I can have a quick turnaround and work directly with clients.

what we do


Commercials are made to air on any broadcast medium, including television, radio, cable, and streaming services. Internet sometimes falls into this category as well, depending upon its purpose.​


Interactive voice response (IVR) is a technology that allows a computer to interact with humans through the use of voice and tones input via keypad. “Press one for this, two for that”

These videos train, inform, promote a product or service, or perform a public relations function. They could even be supplied free of charge to customers as a premium for consumers of a product. Other videos are used at live events or are used on company’s websites in order to introduce the company (be it their products, services, or philosophy) to the public or in a B2B setting. This category also includes store and phone casting (“robocalls”).

These are (you guessed it!) the recordings of audiobooks. My specialty is nonfiction, particularly business, health, and self improvement. I’m also a fan of voicing more esoteric fare.


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323.462.8000 ex 108

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