Betsy Foldes Meiman *
*(Sounds like "Fold this, my men!")
An award-winning narrator of films, books, and tv series, BFM's voice has introduced presidents and newsmakers and been preserved in the Library of Congress. She has entertained and terrified millions of gamers (Bioshock, Fallout 66, Guild Wars, et al)
and worked with top producing teams on national tv, radio and internet providing characters and narration for films (Searching-Sony), shows (Conan O'Brien, SNL, Real Simple, et al), channel 'voice of' (Animal Planet, HBO, et al), news (ABC News, This Week, Curio-UK, TV Guide, et al) and commercials (hundreds). BFM is a 5-star narrator on Audible where she has narrated 10 books, including 5 NYT bestsellers, garnering an Earphones Award from Audiofile Magazine.
In 2017 she cofounded Connectopod, a program that helps vulnerable youth own their story and find their voice through podcasting, winning grants from the California Arts Council, UCLA, NBC Universal, and the Max Factor.
So when your kid gets "talks too much in class" on their report card, take heart. And get them a mic.
She scared the shit outta me
when I first played the game."
BLUE DREAMSThe Science and the Story of the Drugs That Changed Our Minds
Earphones Award Winner
by Lauren Slater | Read by Betsy Foldes-Meiman
Audiofile Magazine © 2018
"Betsy Foldes-Meiman's clear, down-to-earth narration complements the author's personal approach to her subject, which brings to bear her professional background in the field of psychology and her personal mental history."
Voyage LA: "LA’s Most Inspiring Stories" an interview
in 2017 I started a non profit to use my 20 + years of media and theatre experience, along with Andrea Lopez who brings the creative admin skills, to create podcasts with kids who need a little help finding and amplifying their voices. Connection, literacy, and self empowerment are what it's all about. And a great show. Own your story.
It's going great. Check it out!
Why do we do anything?
Why love, of course. Here is mine.