SVA Film & Animation
FACULTY: Valerie Smaldone

Actress, Voice Over Artist, Producer

Having been a media personality on radio, television and in digital media, an on-stage emcee and a celebrity interviewer, in addition to being a voice-over artist, I am passionate about sharing my experiences in the industry. It’s truly exciting for me to be able to direct and advise my students in the various courses that I teach at SVA.










Fordham University

Royal Academy of Dramatic Art Summer Program through Marymount College

Bronx High School of Science


Investigation Discovery Channel – Narrator, “Fatal Encounters”

NBC – Announcer, NBC Sports Programs – Host/Producer

92Y – Host/Producer “Legends of Music” series

Live Announcer – Clinton Global Initiative

WLTW, 106.7 FM-Air Personality

Host –

Actress – Numerous stage productions

Emcee/Speaker – Numerous events


Billboard Award-Major Market Air Personality

Radio and Records-Major Market Air Personality

American Women in Radio and Television-Golden Apple Award

Metro Air Awards-Specialty Programming


The Art of the Interview – 1 day workshop

Broadcast You: How to Become a Media Personality

Inside the Voice-Over Industry:Learn How to Find Your Voice

Voice-Over Boot Camp (follow up to Learn How to Find Your Voice workshop)