Family

Whipped Berry Butter

There are so many things I miss about living in the northeast, but a true Autumn is what I probably miss the most. Nothing beats the fiery colors in the trees, picking apples at a local vineyard, and having the perfect weather conditions for sipping hot apple cider. I miss the crisp air and fall jackets.

Here in Texas, we are enjoying Thanksgiving in shorts and open-toed shoes. Zoo Lights at The Houston Zoo will officially kick-off this weekend, and they always offer mugs of cocoa and cider. A lovely thought, but after all the walking, cider-sipping, stroller-pushing, and more walking, all you really want is an ice water and a fresh application of deodorant.

Sigh. I do love Texas, but Autumn is just not the same here.

The one magical autumn moment, however, is the week of Thanksgiving when I retrieve our reserved stash of berries from the freezer and make all kinds of delicious eats. My dad had a very successful crop of blackberries, raspberries, and blueberries this past season. We ate them fresh last spring and used some in a cobbler or two, but this reserved stash will be used to make gifts for our Thanksgiving guests, including Dad. Continue reading “Whipped Berry Butter”

Voice-Over

When Ad-lib Creates Voice-Over GOLD

I am the biggest fan of copy that inspires a VO talent to go off-script. Straight-up call letters won’t do the trick, but fun, playful copy certainly will.

Dan O’Day has some great tips on how a program director can inspire their imaging director to create a fantastic on-air sound. Now, imagine trickling that inspiration down to the imaging talent, too. Suddenly, everyone becomes a team to help create a sound that is really special and listeners will love.

Here are 3 tips to help inspire your VO talent’s creative side: Continue reading “When Ad-lib Creates Voice-Over GOLD”

Voice-Over

Heather Walters Voice! adds Country 94.1 KFKF to the Radio Imaging family!

Heather Walters Voice! is happy to announce its new imaging partnership with Kansas City’s country radio leader – Country 94.1 KFKF. Recording has been underway for weeks and production has officially launched.

I’m so excited about this new friendship. Make sure to tune in!