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Barb Lyon

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Batavia (Chicagoland), Illinois, US 1:52 AM (CST) Local Time




About Barb Lyon

I want to be part of your team. No, really...I love collaboration! You bring the script and concept, I’ll bring the optimism, natural wit and my down to earth nature that’s sure to resonate with your audience. Best of all, I’m pretty darn fast, routinely delivering projects in 1 business day, if not mere hours. ​ So c’mon…let’s make something great! Warm - Clear - Engaging - Inspiring - Positive ------ 5 Star Voice Actor FAVORITE me so I'm only a click away!

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Vocal Characteristics


English (North American), English

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Voice Ages

Middle Aged (35-54)


Canadian, North American, US General American (GenAm), US Midwest (Chicago, Great Lakes)

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Voice Over Skills

Animation Movie Trailers Documentaries Audiobooks Elearning Radio Ad Videogames Podcasting Television Ad Video Narration Online Ad Voice Assistant

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Turnaround Time

Within 24 hours of final script, or at a time arranged with the client.

Live Directed Sessions

ISDN, Phone Call, Phone Patch, Source-Connect, Video Conferencing (Zoom, Skype), ipDTL


Neumann TLM49 (processed or bypasssed), Sure SM7

Computer & Software

Mac , Audacity , Sound Forge , Vegas , LogicPro

Special Equipment

dbx 286A , WARM WA70 , Source Connect Standard (GrumpyDingo) , ipDTL + TEL ISDN (BarbLyonVO) , Skype Patch (BarbLyonVO) , Zoom patch , Phone Patch

Service Overview

Voice Over

I deliver voice overs, edited, within 24 hours of request, or at a time arranged with the client.
A pickup session is included, and I can provide royalty free music, and fully produce the piece.

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Voice Over Experience

Director of Audio Services & VP of Operations

Walsh Media • Permanent Full-time

Jan 1995 - Mar 2016

Manage daily production schedule and staff, cast, direct, engineer and edit voice talent.
Vision Leadership:
•Direct operational activities maximizing effectiveness and success of staff, creative policy/strategy design and guidance.
•Lead the Marketing effort for growth and profit of the company.
Personnel Management:
• Supervise Directors and Managers through performance feedback, facilitating clear and open communication.
• Mentoring staff in support of the company's goals, providing salary/bonus recommendations to President and CFO.
• Oversaw construction new office space

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Client List

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Voice Over Testimonials

Barb is a gem to work with. She has lent her voice talent to many projects for me. She is always prompt, professional, and delivers a great quality read. I consistently have a happy client and a smooth running project! Kellie de Leon, Account Director Working with Barb is an absolute pleasure. Our team has used her on a variety of projects and she consistently provides excellent quality VO, professionalism, and is one of the friendliest and most accommodating people I’ve ever met. Kaitlin Pawl, Account Coordinator

The MX Group

Barb has provided Voice-over talent for a number of e-learning initiatives. Barb has turned around recordings quickly and professionally, working on a variety of e-learning projects ranging from Sales Training for ESL users to product-specific Retail Training for successful chains. Our clients’ appreciate her warm and natural voice and clear delivery, whether as a narrator or playing a role. Barb’s studio recordings are consistent from recording session to recording session, with great sound quality and clarity. We are always looking forward to our next project together! Ian L. Ross, Senior Director


Barb is an excellent voiceover talent capable of delivering top notch audio. She’s always willing to go above and beyond what’s needed to make sure we’re getting the best work possible. These things combined with her friendly,can-do attitude always make it a pleasure to work with Barb! Ross Bollinger, Creative Director

Grumbo Media
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Very Professional

14 people said Barb was a professional from start to finish.

Fast Turnaround Time

10 people said Barb provided files faster than they expected.

Excellent Quality

6 people said Barb’s final deliverable quality exceeded their expectations.

Great Communicator

6 people said Barb communicated clearly and quickly.

Takes Direction Very Well

5 people said Barb followed directions to deliver the project.

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Nov 24, 2022
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Oct 3, 2022

Barb is always top notch and super professional, fast and a pleasure to work with

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John Holleger

Aug 16, 2022

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How do I work with Barb Lyon?

You can start working with Barb Lyon in three simple steps:

  1. Invite Barb to respond to your new or existing project.
  2. Review Barb's proposal, portfolio, and quote after they've replied to your invitation.
  3. Hire Barb Lyon.

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How do I pay Barb Lyon?

Payment to Barb Lyon is managed through our SurePay™ payment protection service in a few simple steps:

  1. Pay securely by Visa, Mastercard, or PayPal directly through Voices.
  2. Voices holds your funds until you're satisfied with Barb's work.
  3. When the work is done, download your files.