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Looking for some quick and simple ways to improve your vocal delivery for a podcast or radio bulletin?

Well, Jessica Hansen, NPR’s in-house voice coach, has compiled 3 top tips for training your voice. These address how to make your voice energised and interesting, taking care of your vocal chords and how to sound natural when reading a script.

She suggests doing a simple, daily warm-up routine for your body, breath and voice that will help you to build a strong vocal presence. This includes pretending you are a panting chihuahua, meowing and reading your script as a cowboy.

It might be best to do these before you walk in to the newsroom…

Learn the full tips and tricks for sounding better here.

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