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Kathy Poelker

Kathy Poelker

  Algonquin, Illinois, US

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Kathy Poelker

Kathy Poelker

Algonquin, Illinois, US


Voice overs with elegance & class! Crystal clear, sophisticated, warm, sincere, nurturing, professional, versatile, articulate, perky, corporate, bright, girl-next-door, or sultry...whatever voice quality you need for your next project! Years of experience behind the mic as vocalist recording music and company promotionals. Commercials, radio,TV, jingles, eLearning, children's books, IVR, websites, internet, narrations, audiobooks, children's books. Vocalist, ensemble voice, too! It's not just what you say, but HOW you say it!


English (North American), English, Polish, Spanish


North American, Polish, Spanish, US General American (GenAm)


Middle Aged, Senior

Special Skills

Audiobooks, Business, Documentaries, Educational, Internet, Jingles, Music, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Television


Kathy is one of the founders of Windy City Voice Talents located in Chicago IL. She is a voice over artist, copywriter, and jingle writer. Kathy's warm, crystal clear voice brings a special touch of class and elegance to her voice over work. Clients and voice over coaches have described Kathy's voice as "versatile, sophisticated, smooth, genuine, trustworthy, articulate, caring, and strong" which makes her voice appropriate for a wide variety of genre and voice over projects. This includes commercials, radio, TV, eLearning, narrations, industrials, children's books, IVR, websites, and audiobooks. Kathy is also experienced in broadcast marketing and robocall advertising.

A lifelong vocalist and musician, Kathy also uses her musical talents at Windy City Voice Talents to write and record jingles. She has directed and created projects in both English and Spanish for notable corporations including Sylvania and American Drug Stores.

Just so you know, Kathy's voice is not "new" behind the mic! Her singing voice has been enjoyed by young and old alike through her years of writing and recording work for young children. In the early career years following her studies at Northwestern University, Kathy Poelker founded Look At Me Productions, Inc. where she writes, records, and publishes children's educational music CDs and books used by teachers and programs throughout the United States and internationally. Kathy is a popular, motivational Keynote speaker who addresses early childhood teachers and professionals at conferences and programs throughout the country. Her music has won an ASCAP Popular Award every year for 23 consecutive years from 1988 through 2011. She has written and recorded over 150 songs for children in three languages, and her voice over work includes narrations for two complete series of children's sing-along/read-along books.

When you're ready to hire your next female voice over talent, call Kathy at (Phone hidden). She will be happy to discuss your project details and suggest the kind of vocal sound you're looking for! Let Kathy be YOUR next voice!



Northwestern University, Evanston IL (Website hidden). Ed (voice major, piano/organ minor)
Chicago Musical College of Roosevelt University - Vocal coaching/performance
Julie Williams - Voice Over Instruction/Coaching/Demo/Master Class
Such A Voice - VO Instruction/Coaching/Demos/Master Class with Lisa Foster
Vocal Coaching with Anne Ganguzza, Such A Voice
Vocal Coaching with Melody Jones, NYC
Edge Studio - Audiobooks VO Instruction/Coaching with Carol Monda


  • Microphone

    Rode NT1A Condenssor, Shure

  • Computer & Software

    Macintosh, PC

  • Special Equipment

    Avid's ProTools Software; Avid/Digidesign's M-box series of digital audio interfaces,Yamaha Studio Headphones,J K Audio's Digital Hybrid phone patch products, HP Servers and digital data connections from AT&T

  • Delivery Methods

    AIF, WAV, mp3, CD, FTP

  • Turnaround Time

    generally 24 hours or less

Service Description

I have a state of the art digital studio and can record and deliver your audio tracks to your specifications. I can also add music to your project, plus add supporting sound effects. If you would like your project to include a male voice or child's voice, no problem!

Voice Over Clients

American Drug Stores (Osco Drug and Sav-On Drug)
Sylvania Corporation
Hawthorne Publishers
School Districts throughout the United States
Dept. of Education Puerto Rico

Payment Terms

Hire Kathy as a voice actor. Payment is made through Voices.com SurePay, an escrow service that guarantees your work is done to your satisfaction. Send payment securely by Visa, Mastercard or PayPal through Voices.com then download your files from the website.

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Next Steps

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