Benedetta started as a voiceover in 1994, following a successful career as an international radio and TV presenter that began in the mid-’80s. She has interviewed on and off camera the world’s biggest music stars. Topping her list are nonetheless James Brown and David Bowie. The latter she interviewed live on RAI Uno – the Italian national TV channel – for the ‘Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert’ in 1992.
From 1990 to 1995, she presented on camera and co-produced NBC’s ‘Culture Calendar’, produced ‘Wanted’ for the pan-European TV network SuperChannel, and conducted interviews for the Italian terrestrial music channel VideoMusic. She also appeared on three BBC children’s Saturday morning TV episodes.
Benedetta is the former voice of Cartoon Network Italy (17 years), RAI-London (15 years), and ESPN Classic Sports Italy (10 years).
She has recorded TV promos for the BBC, Discovery, Sky, Bloomberg, National Geographic, CNN, MTV, JimJam, ABC, Hallmark, and Disney Channel amongst others.
She is also a highly experienced narrator. Her clients’ list includes the British Museum, the Tate Gallery, the Tate Modern, St Paul’s Cathedral, The Courtauld Gallery, The Louvre, Kensington Palace, Hampton Court, The Real Mary King’s Close, Dickens’ Home, Ellis Island, and The Statue of Liberty NYC.
Her voice is featured in adverts for major brands including Alitalia, British Airways, BT, Expedia Italy, FIAT, Google, Amazon, Muller, Nokia, Samsung, Canon, The Observer, The Times, Vanish, Apple, Microsoft, Easyjet, Vodafone.
She is the voice of the Stansted Express and the Gatwick Express trains, Luton and Gatwick Airports, and numerous airlines’ inflight passengers’ announcements.
She is also the voice of Fisher-Price’s Puppy (Cagnolino).
Currently, she is on long-term advertising campaigns in Italy for Sensodyne – Mentadent, Breville and Hill’s Pet Food.
- Her Italian pronunciation is standard, equivalent to RP
- Her English is neutral international
- Her style ranges from teens to young adults to 50s
- Has extensive experience in dubbing and lip-syncing
- Works well under pressure and thrives on following directions
- As a mezzo-soprano singer, she is often cast for commercials’ jingles and toys