Lara Hopewell

Lara Hopewell

Work History

Work History

My On-camera Demo can be seen by visiting

My Voiceover Demo can be heard by visiting



Lara began her talent career in television news as a reporter and part-time anchor.  Lara then transitioned to the production world as one of the executive producers and hosts of more than 52 episodes of Standard Deviants TV on PBS.  Lara continues to host in a variety of programming as well as commercials, industrials, internet and corporate videos.  She is also a model and voiceover talent.



Television Reporter/Anchor (3 years)NBC 29, Charlottesville, VA

52 episodes of Standard Deviants TV including:

Shakespeare: King Lear                  Host                 PBS/Cerebellum Corp.

Geology: Plates and Quakes          Host                 PBS/Cerebellum Corp.

Anatomy: Musclemania                   Host                 PBS/Cerebellum Corp.

English Punctuation                         Host                 PBS/Cerebellum Corp.

Revenge of the Verbs                      Host                 PBS/Cerebellum Corp.

Rootin Tootin Newton                      Host                 PBS/Cerebellum Corp.

Geometry: Angles Untangled         Host                 PBS/Cerebellum Corp.

Basic Math: Integer Intrigue            Host                 PBS/Cerebellum Corp.

World Geography                             Host                 PBS/Cerebellum Corp.

Vacation Travel Television             Host                  Renegade Productions

Home Shopping Network               Host                 Hooked On Phonics

Hooked on Phonics Infomercial    Host                 Hooked On Phonics

Food Glorious Food                         Host                The CW DC50

You are Cordially Invited               Host                  The CW DC50

Gadgets, Gizmos and Goodies     Host                 The CW DC50

Where the Elite Meet                      Host                  The CW DC50

Chris Cores Show Interview         Reporter           The CW DC50

Man Oh Man Pilot                           Host                  Team Productions


Riverhill Garden Center                   Wife                            Take Aim Productions

Mattress Warehouse                        Reporter                    Nagey Film and Video

Marlo (5 spots)                                  Spokesperson          Sure Shot Productions

Virginia Lottery                                  Mustang Sally          Dreams Factory

Dulles Town Center                         Mom                           Sure Shot Productions

Fairfax Corner                                   Shopper                     Sure Shot Productions

Cropp Metcalf                                    Mom                          Sure Shot Productions

YAZ                                                     Girl                              RTCRM

Universal Remote                            Mom                           Renegade Productions

Wolf Furniture                                   Shopper                     Renegade Productions

Toyota                                                Real Estate Agent    Producers Video

Ultimate Home Sale                        Shopper                     Horich, Parks, Lebow

Deadly Women Promo                  Wife                             Discovery Channel/Charade Productions

Deadly Women Promo 2               Wife                             Discovery Channel/Charade Productions

Ourisman (7 spots)                        Reporter                     Sure Shot Productions

Ourisman (additional 7 spots)     Reporter                     Sure Shot Productions

Ourisman                                         Mom                           Sure Shot Productions

Tide/Discovery ID                           Mom                           Discovery ID

Payless Shoes/Discover ID          Mom                            Eye Candy/Discovery ID

Government PSA                            Mom                           Eye Candy


Ortho Cad IQ                                      Spokesperson          Renegade Productions

Peninsula, Indian River                     Host                          Juicebox Productions

Wall Street Institute                          Host                          Telepictures

Defense Logistics Video                  Host                           Defense Logistics

Navy Lifelines                                    Host                           Unites States Navy

Equbic Airboard                                Spokesperson          Equbic Airboard

Marriott training video                     Front Desk                Marriott

IUPAT (3 videos)                               Host                           Kelly Press

Polm Homes                                     Woman                     Polm

Dental Rewards Video                    Spokesperson          Moonbounce

National Harbor                               Spokesperson          Juicebox Productions

Decorating Den                               Spokesperson           Media Reactions

Boeing Media Training                   Anchor                        Team 

Amtrak                                              Host                             Homefront Productions

Airport Training                               Instructional Host      AAAE


Navy Federal Credit Union             Wife                         Navy Federal Credit 

Betty Crocker                                    Mom                       Michael Pihuski

Washingtonian                                 Wife                         Washingtonian

Washingtonian                                 Employee               Washingtonian

Strayer College                                 Graduate

Marlo                                                  Shopper                   Marlo


NBC29 News packages                 reporter                      NBC29

Standard Deviants TV (200 episodes)  Narrator           Cerebellum

Microsoft                                          announcer                 PBS/Cerebellum

Panasonic                                        instructor                   Panasonic

Chesapeake Urology                      Telephony                 Chesapeake Urology

Hoard No More audiobook           Narrator                     Hoard No More Authors             

Ourisman Radio Spots                  Mom                           Sure Shot Productions

TSA Training Modules                  Instructor                   AAAE

Head Start Training Mods           Instructor                   Danya Productions



Voice Overs

I have been recording broadcast and non-broadcast voice overs for more than 20 years. Projects have run the spectrum from news tracks to audiobooks. I have my own audio booth and am happy to record in my home studio or the producers studio of choice.



Sep 1990 - Jun 1994

BA Mass Communications