Husband and wife Rudy Gaskins and Joan Baker fight to bring more diversity into the voice-over industry–a business that has been dominated by white men for years:
“The exclusivity of the voice-over business has been one of the entertainment industry’s best-kept secrets. Traditionally a field dominated by white males, the voice-over world has for decades lacked diversity and inclusion for people of color.
Husband and wife duo Rudy Gaskins and Joan Baker have been part of a movement to promote diversity through the Society of Voice Arts and Sciences (SOVAS), established in 2013. The SOVAS provides access and support to people interested in voice-over acting through education, training, and job opportunities. SOVAS is also the producer of the Voice Arts Awards, and That’s Voiceover!.”
Originally published: 11/21/2017