Tech Expert George Whittam Joins
Edge Studio As Director Of Technology
August 20, 2013
(VOXtra) - Audio expert and consultant George Whittam has joined Edge Studio as Director of Technology, and Whittam's home studio technology company, VO Studio Tech, will merge with Edge Studio.
The announcement by David Goldberg, founder and Chief Edge Officer at Edge Studio, follows other recent expansions of the company's executive team.
Edge Studio is a leading studio specializing in spoken‐voice recording, casting, and training of voice over talent, with headquarters in New York City and additional facilities in Connecticut, Washington, D.C., Atlanta and Los Angeles.
WHITTAM'S NEW ROLE
As Director of Technology, Whittam will oversee Edge Studio's new full service technology department, providing advice, design, installation, maintenance, tech support and tutorials for voice talent, in addition to supporting voice over studios and agencies.
"Edge Studio is now the only full service studio consulting company in the USA entirely dedicated to serving the voice over industry," Edge Studio announced in a statement.
Whittam is considered a global authority in voice over recording technology.
For the past eight years, he has invested thousands of hours researching studio design, recording equipment, and creating training materials for voice actors. In so doing, he has also become an industry innovator by developing specialized services that cater exclusively to voice over professionals.
Whittam is a Virginia Tech graduate with a Bachelor's in Music and Audio Technology, and a former remote engineer for the NFL at a Philadelphia radio station. He has also acquired considerable expertise in music recording by working with various musicians and artists since 1995, and worked on numerous projects as a production sound mixer in the Hollywood film industry.
His extensive knowledge of computers, software, equipment, and troubleshooting abilities has made him a sought-after expert and indispensable on-call technician.
Whittam is also a featured presenter at Voice Over Virtual, the three-day online voice over conference Sept. 18-20, produced by VoiceOverXtra.
At Edge Studio, Goldberg notes: "The addition of George and VO StudioTech is like finding the missing piece to a puzzle. We now have the opportunity to offer a complete resource center for voice over talent and industry professionals."
And Whittam says: "Combining our efforts makes perfect sense. Edge Studio holds the same values as I do. They operate from a place of integrity and have a great reputation, and I'll still be able to give my customers the quality personalized service they are accustomed to - and even better since I'll have the support of the entire team of professionals at Edge Studio behind me."
ABOUT EDGE STUDIO
A leading authority in the voice over industry since 1988, Edge Studio specializes in the production of voice recordings and the training of new and established voice actors, narrators and other spoken‐word performers.
Edge Studio facilities have produced or recorded more than 13,000 voice over projects, spanning all genres.
Edge Studio has facilities in New York City, Connecticut, Washington D.C.,Atlanta and Los Angeles, and regularly produces and trains remotely via telephone, ISDN, webinars, Skype, and other technologies.
For additional information, please visit www.EdgeStudio.com.
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