Dr. Cindy Milligan is a part time instructor at Kennesaw State University and has an expansive career in a variety of communication and media related industries. She is a film scholar and specializes in the human voice. Dr. Milligan created a theory called “Sonic Vocality,” which defines how the voice is used to portray character. Her research on voice has been published in the Voice and Speech Review and she has presented her work in many countries. Teaching more than 26 different communication and media courses, she is also a certified Quality Matters Online Course Developer.
Dr. Milligan has worked in television and radio both in front of and behind the camera. As talent, she anchored and reported the news and hosted several talk shows. In production, she has directed, written, produced, edited, and shot video for television news and multiple corporate and non-profit video projects. She has travelled worldwide as a journalist and motivational speaker.
Her brand, TheVoxFox (www.thevoxfox.com), provides voice-over services, voice and performance coaching, as well as classes in vocal production, voice-over, and accent reduction. As a voice-over artist and actor, she has voiced hundreds of voice mail prompts, a variety of television and radio commercials, industrial training films, documentaries, educational pieces, and promotional videos. Her career in voice-over opened the doors for her to act in film, television, and on stage. She has also created and produced a digital media project called “The Warm-Up Studio,” a vocal warm-up routine for performers.
Dr. Milligan’s hobbies include photography, painting, and jewelry making.
Education Ph.D., Communication – Film and Voice, 2015 Georgia State University
M.J., International Broadcast Journalism, 2002 University of Missouri – Columbia
B.S., Management and Accounting, 1978 Purdue University