Maria Pendolino is an award-winning millennial female voiceover artist. A professional working actor for more than fifteen years, Maria’s style is real, conversational, authentic, natural, friendly, relatable and sassy. Trained in musical theatre, film, television, and voice, Maria’s conversational delivery is youthful and on-trend – perfect to represent and speak to Millennials and Generation X. Maria’s professional home studio in New York is equipped with state of the art audio equipment and offers remote connectivity options including Phone Patch, Source Connect, ipDTL and ISDN.
A national voice, Maria specializes in commercials for TV, radio and the web, corporate narration & e-learning/training narration, explainer and product videos, promos, in-show narration, character voices for animation and video games, telephone systems, radio imaging and more.
While not an impressionist, Maria is frequently called on to provide reads that voice match celebrity trends – reads in the style of women like Scarlett Johansson, Anna Kendrick, Tina Fey, Emma Stone, Melissa McCarthy, Janeane Garofalo, Ellie Kemper, Amy Poehler, Kate McKinnon and more.
In 2019, Maria launched MillennialVoiceover.com – an initiative aimed at helping companies “speak millennial” and reach the coveted millennial purchasing demographic. Maria is also a seasoned political voiceover talent voicing creative for campaigns, candidates and mission-driven groups. She is currently listed at Blue Wave Voiceover.
A two-time award winner, Maria received the 2017 Voice Arts Award for Best Voiceover in the e-Learning narration category and the 2018 Voice Arts Award for Best Voiceover in the Consumer Sales Video category.
Two fun facts about Maria: 1) She was on an episode of HGTV’s flagship series “House Hunters” with her husband Eric. The episode is called “Battle For A Basement In Buffalo.” 2) She came in second in the “Fastest Talking New Yorker Contest” at Madison Square Garden.
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