This episode features Melissa Mann, a Spanish-Portuguese-English conference interpreter, voiceover artist, and certified translator based in São Paulo, Brazil. Melissa spoke about building a home studio for remote interpreting work, when remote interpreting works well, and the conference interpreting market in Brazil.
Melissa Mann is a certified translator, conference interpreter, voiceover artist, and language-services consultant who specializes in crafting messages across languages. She is a graduate of Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service, a globetrotter who has lived and worked in the US, Mexico, and Brazil, a member of AIIC, APIC, and SINTRA, and certified by ATA and ABRATES. When not running or woodworking, she shares her insights on Big Booth Words, Take It From a Translator, and Goodreads. Her website is http://arbor-tr.com/.
Date of interview: April 10, 2020
Topics included in this interview include:
Resources mentioned in this episode:
CCIC: http://www.cciconline.net/ CCIC
Daniele Fonseca (part of Coletivo Intérpretes): https://www.linkedin.com/in/danielefonsecainterpreteaiic
EPIC, a course hosted by Língua Franca: http://lftraducoes.com.br/
HIIT, offered by Versão Brasileira: http://www.versaobrasileira.com/
Melissa's favorite podcast:
The Allusionist: https://www.theallusionist.org/