I talk with singer actress and songwriter Kate Todd.  You may recognize her from the Nichelodeon show “Radio Free Roscoe” where she played a budding singer/songwriter, or from her starring role on “My Babysitter’s A Vampire” on Disney TV.


Kate’s Unconventional Career Start As A Singer Actress & Songwriterdisney-tv-music-performer (1)

  • Following advice she received when turned down landed her a job a year later
  • Getting her start on Nickelodeon’s TV show Radio Free Roscoe
  • Playing a singer/songwriter in her first TV role

Kate’s Disney TV Experience

  • Working for Disney
  • Playing her own original songs on TV
  • Striving to grow as an artist with her audience

Transitioning from Acting to a Music Career

  • Learning guitar from co-workers on set
  • Auditioning as a self taught musician for a University music program
  • Finding value in a variety of experiences

networking-music-business-help (1)Challenges of Defining Yourself as an Artist

  • Discovering who you are as an artist
  • Balancing “who you sound like” with your own uniqueness
  • Drawing comparisons without pigeonholing

Kate’s Experience on Family Guy

  • Getting her first Voice Over gig on The Family Guy (who she played…)
  • Meeting Seth McFarland for the first time (it’s a pretty funny story)

Book Recommendation

Will You Take Me As I Am: Joni Mitchell’s Blue Period (paperback ed.)

Connect With Kate Todd


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Kate on Facebook


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Bree Noble Female Entrepreneur MusicianBree Noble is an entrepreneur, musician and speaker. She founded Women of Substance Radio, an online radio station that promotes quality female artists in all genres, in 2007.  She launched the Women of Substance Music Podcast in November 2014, a 5 day per week show which promotes Independent female artists. Her podcast has hit #1 in New & Noteworthy for the Music, Arts and Society & Culture categories and #4 Audio Podcast on all of iTunes. She draws on her extensive experience running her own music business, both as a solo musician and as an Industry professional, to train and mentor other female musicians. Learn more about the station, the show and the artists at www.wosradio.com. Connect with Bree on Twitter @BreeNoble or on Facebook or on
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