Meet Melissa and Joe
As a former improvisational actress, Melissa can identify moments in a manuscript that require real, raw emotion and bring dimension to your characters. Need fun and goofy for your children's book? She's got a head chock full of zany personalities. Need an ingénue for that young adult novel? Melissa's voice is just right. Need a heroine who can kick butt and take names? Melissa's a mom...she's got that part down. She meets deadlines and takes direction with enthusiasm. You can be confident that you're choosing the right voice for your project.
Joe Hempel, a total eighties' kid, had a fascination with an eclectic array of shows that would later shape his performances in the audiobook world—shows like Alf, Night Court, Tales from the Crypt, and WWF Superstars. For over a decade Joe honed his acting skills as a referee in professional wrestling and inspired people as a NASM certified personal trainer and endurance coach. Combined with his animated personality, becoming an audiobook narrator was a natural step. Best known for his captivating, rich narrations and uncanny ability for pulling listeners in, Joe has entertained listeners with over 100 audiobooks in all genres.