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Are you “tuned in?” Welcome to our channel! Tuned In is brought to you by InterSys, LLC and shares cultural, language and small business tips for your success as a business owner and entrepreneur. Tune in to the latest updates on cultural competence, language and small business success on Tuned In, featuring Johnny Romero and guests as they discuss these and many other topics.

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Are you “tuned in?” Welcome to our channel! Tuned In is brought to you by InterSys, LLC and shares cultural, language and small business tips for your success as a business owner and entrepreneur. Tune in to the latest updates on cultural competence, language and small business success on Tuned In, featuring Johnny Romero and guests as they discuss these and many other topics.

    Ep 18: Interview with Ale Ospina of SieteVoices - en Español

    Ep 18: Interview with Ale Ospina of SieteVoices - en Español

    Join us in our latest episode as we delve into the power of being #MoreThanBilingual with Ale Ospina of SieteVoices. Ale, with her unique Lebanese and Palestinian heritage and diverse experiences in the United States and Colombia, provides an intriguing perspective on the significance of understanding culture and language. As a professional voiceover artist (only one of several talents), she shares her compelling journey into the field, a realm marked by diversity and dynamism, and explains the nuanced differences between voiceover and dubbing.

    Alejandra Ospina, originally from Colombia, is a graduate in Business Administration from Universidad de La Sabana, with a specialization in Marketing and Public Relations. She has over a decade of experience working with US companies, and has resided in Colorado for five years. Alejandra's career spans various sectors, including entertainment where she created scripts and theater production, radio broadcasting where she served as an announcer and presenter, and voice acting where she trained at the Denver Center of the Performing Arts. She has also provided her voice for videos of non-profits, multinationals, government agencies, and museums, and currently assists in the integration process of refugees and asylees for the Colorado State Department of Public Health and Environment.

    Ale is also a certified cultural navigator, medical interpreter and entrepreneur.

    Ale recounts her testament to the importance of passion, persistence, and adaptability in pursuing a fulfilling career. She underscores the necessity of continuous learning and flexibility amidst ever-changing trends and technologies. More importantly, she illustrates how her multicultural background and language skills have opened doors in her career. Don’t miss out on this episode to learn from Ale's experiences and draw inspiration from her journey. Remember, your professional identity is indeed #MoreThanBilingual!

    • 36 min
    Ep 17: The Intersection of Passion and Profession, An Interview with Patrice Dussault

    Ep 17: The Intersection of Passion and Profession, An Interview with Patrice Dussault

    In this intriguing interview, Johnny Romero engages in a captivating conversation with Patrice Dussault, an English to French content writer with unique specializations. Patrice not only discusses his professional journey into the translation field, but also shares personal insights into how he was influenced by his parents' translation agency and his early exposure to multilingualism and multiculturalism.

    Patrice delves into the evolution of his services in response to the advent of software development and machine translation. From the post-editing of machine-generated drafts to the importance of human intervention in maintaining the tone, voice, and specific terms of a client, Patrice underlines the intricacy of his craft.

    A significant part of the interview focuses on Patrice's passion for the automotive industry and its luxury segment. He shares how this passion has shaped his work, allowing him to offer upscale, customized translation services for the luxury industry.

    In addition, Patrice discusses his experience as an automotive historian and how it brings an extra dimension to his translation work. His involvement with Canadian research institutes focused on the motor industry's labor market and his translation of new automotive terms are highlighted, illustrating the depth of his dedication to his craft.

    The interview also provides a glimpse into Patrice's cultural insights as he describes some elements of local Montreal cuisine and its vibrant cultural scene.

    This interview promises an engaging exploration of the translation industry and the unique intersection of personal passions and professional expertise. Don't miss out on this opportunity to glean insights from Patrice's experiences and perspectives.

    • 26 min
    Ep 16: Interview with Daniela Melo an English/Spanish to Portuguese PT Translator

    Ep 16: Interview with Daniela Melo an English/Spanish to Portuguese PT Translator

    Summary

    In this mostly #Portuguese episode — as part of our #MoreThanBilingual series — host Johnny Romero interviews Daniela Melo 👉 English/Spanish to Portuguese PT Translator.

    They discuss Daniela's background and how she discovered her passion for languages at an early age. Daniela shares her journey into the field of translation and the importance of translation in connecting people and cultures.

    They also discuss how building a professional network and utilizing online platforms like LinkedIn can help translators find quality clients. She also talks about finding her niche in translation and specializing in certain areas such as sustainability, active wear, fashion, and wellness.

    The conversation concludes with a discussion on Portuguese gastronomy and the importance of experiencing authentic local cuisine. As a translator with 20 years of experience, she also shared a few tips for freelancers in the industry.



    You can easily connect with Daniela on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/translationcontent/

    OR

    On her Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/translationcontent/



    #interpreters #interpretación #translators #freelancetranslator



    Chapters



    00:00 Introduction and Background

    01:38 Early Interest in Languages

    04:47 The Importance of Translation

    06:15 Specializing in Translation

    09:03 Finding a Niche in Translation

    12:25 The Challenges of Language and Localization

    16:24 Finding Quality Translation Clients

    24:42 Exploring Idiomatic Expressions

    26:35 Portuguese Gastronomy and Culture

    30:20 E-book Creation and Freelance Translation Tips

    34:37 Conclusion and Contact Information

    • 36 min
    Ep. 15 Interview with Carmen Križanič a Native Slovene Interpreter & Translator

    Ep. 15 Interview with Carmen Križanič a Native Slovene Interpreter & Translator

    Join our host Johnny Romero as he sits down with Carmen Križanič, a Native Slovene Interpreter & Translator for German, English and Croatian languages, in our latest episode of the #MoreThanBilingual series. Johnny and Carmen dive into a vast range of topics, from Carmen's journey in the field of interpretation and translation, to the nuances and challenges of simultaneous and consecutive interpreting. Carmen, based in Slovenia, shares her experiences working in different countries and learning new languages, emphasizing the importance of understanding culture in translation and interpretation.

    They also discuss the significance of communication with clients, preparation for assignments, and the use of AI in their field. Carmen provides insights on managing language barriers, the need for human touch in translation, and the value of having diverse language skills even in less common languages.

    This insightful conversation sheds light on the intriguing world of language services and emphasizes the importance of being #MoreThanBilingual. Don't miss out on this fascinating interview! Watch the full episode to get a deeper understanding of the personal and professional aspects of being a language service provider.

    If you would like to get in touch with Carmen you can visit her website: [www.translationcarmen.com](http://www.translationcarmen.com) as well as the following:

    Phone: 00386 40 698 240

    Skype: prevajanje

    E-mail: [carmen.krizanic@gmail.com](mailto:carmen.krizanic@gmail.com)

    Facebook: [translationcarmen](https://www.facebook.com/translationcarmen)

    Twitter: [carmenkrizanic](https://twitter.com/carmenkrizanic)

    Instagram: [translationcarmen](https://www.instagram.com/translationcarmen/)

    • 41 min
    Interview with Adriana Nesheva - Translator and Localization Expert

    Interview with Adriana Nesheva - Translator and Localization Expert

    Get ready for another insightful episode in our #MoreThanBilingual series! This time, our host, Johnny Romero, will be engaging in an enlightening discussion with our special guest, Adriana Nesheva. Adriana is not just a Bulgarian translation specialist, but also someone who embodies the multifaceted nature of language service professionals.

    In this episode, we dive into a variety of topics, including the current state of AI in translation, the importance of cultural intelligence in language services, and the unique challenges and rewards of working in localized translation. Adriana also shares her firsthand experiences working with luxury and beauty brands, and her journey from Bulgaria to Dubai, offering us a glimpse into her cultural background and its impact on her work.

    The conversation underscores the complexity of language services and the integral role that professionals like Adriana play. It's not just about knowing two languages - it's about understanding and navigating the cultural nuances, the ever-changing industry trends, and the human element that machines cannot replicate.

    This episode will leave you with a deeper appreciation for the work language service professionals do, the challenges they overcome, and the passion that drives them. Don't miss out on this opportunity to gain a broader understanding of the world of language services and the professionals who make cross-cultural communication possible. Tune in - it's an episode you won't want to miss!

    If you are interested in connecting with our hiring Adriana, you can reach her by email or on her website:

    Email: adriana@translationconnects.com

    Website: https://translationconnects.com/

    Catch our other episodes on YouTube or on Spotify and Apple Podcasts.

    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@TunedInWithInterSys/

    Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/3zAQ0CQ9SHbUUVgwwpQsgn?si=36a6eb195d9a4925

    • 32 min
    Interview with Francesca Conti - Interpreter & Translator

    Interview with Francesca Conti - Interpreter & Translator

    Listen to the latest episode of Tuned In with Intersys to meet Francesca Conti — an interpreter who hails from Rome, Italy and is fluent in Italian, English and Spanish — as she shares her insights and experiences as a professional interpreter. In this episode, Francesca discusses the importance of language interpretation and how it goes beyond being bilingual.

    🌍 Francesca's Journey: Discover how Francesca developed her language skills and became passionate about interpreting. From studying English in primary school, her Erasmus experience in England, and postgraduate studies in Spain, Francesca's love for foreign languages paved the way for her career as an interpreter.

    💼 More Than Bilingual: Learn why language interpretation is more than just being proficient in two languages. Francesca highlights the specialized training required to accurately convey concepts and contexts, especially in fields like medicine. Discover how she honed her skills and became a sought-after professional in the industry.

    Don't miss this inspiring conversation with Francesca Conti as part of our #MoreThanBilingual series. Tune in now to gain valuable insights into the world of interpretation and the importance of language access in a professional setting. 🎧🌐

    #LiTranslators #medicalinterpreter #interpreting #interpretacion #interpretación

    • 42 min

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