The VoiceOver Hustle

The VoiceOver Hustle

Voice acting is difficult, marketing your voice over career is REALLY difficult. Each week join Steve O’Brien, 20 + year voice actor veteran, as he talks with industry and business pros who give advice on “cracking the marketing code” to give your voice over career the boost you need.


March 26, 2024 37 mins

Matt Surges' credits include major brand commercials, animated TV shows to numerous indie video games, audio dramas, and podcasts.

Most recently, he can be heard as Aree in Star Wars Young Jedi Adventures on Disney+,

and as Chet in Boss Baby: Back in Business on Netflix.


As a theatrical actor, his credits include numerous regional productions in both California and New York. Most notably, playing the role of Neil Kellerman in the US ...

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Nadia Marshall is a full-time voice actor, opera soprano, and lead generation expert.

She has worked with clients like Square, Lexus, Pandora Jewelry, LinkedIn, Deloitte, and others.

She is also the creator of the course Lead Generation Blueprint.

Twitter handle @voicesbynadia

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Thomas Helfrich is the CEO, and Founder of

He has over 20 years of experience in consulting, marketing,

and entrepreneurial executive coaching.

He has mentored hundreds of startup founders worldwide,

spreading his magic touch.

Today he's talking about how clients can find you!

(314) 954- 6900

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March 16, 2023 23 mins

Tom Aglio is a voice actor based out of NY

and is best known as the voice of AT&T Fiber.

He also voices for brands like WatchMojo, McDonald's, and iHeart Media

just to name a few.

He’s a direct marketing and performance coach at Abacus Entertainment in NY.

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February 15, 2023 31 mins

Jeff Williams has been in VO since the Spring of 2020.

From the time he made his first dollar in VO to one year later, he was able to make $100k.  

Now he and Andy Field are creating a course for beginning VO actors.

He talks about his road to success in a short amount of time.


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January 26, 2023 29 mins

Portia Scott is the Director of Voiceover for Coast-to-Coast Talent Group –

and is the only African American woman in Hollywood heading a major department

in the same discipline. Most recently, she has secured talent roles in Academy Award® winning animations: “Toy Story 4”, “Abominable”, “Into The SpiderVerse”, “Shazam”,

“Pixar’s “Cars 3”, “Inside Out” and the Golden Globe-winning “Rise of the Guardians”.

In the gaming industry, she h...

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Matt Cowlrick voice over career spans over 20 countries,

utilizing multiple accents and through a variety of genres.

He's been the commercial brand voice for major companies like TD Bank, BabyBel,

Scrubbing Bubbles, and VistaPrint,

He’s voiced promo campaigns on AMC and Paramount+

and played lead and recurring characters on series like My Little Pony,

Marvel Superheroes, and the Littlest Pet Shop.

Plus, he’s an expert at direct marketing ...

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August 11, 2022 36 mins

Dan Lenard has specialized in E-learning, corporate,

and documentary narration for the last 20 years

He’s a recognized industry expert and consultant of home studio setups & problem-solving,

specifically in helping voice actors new to the industry,

or seasoned pros, with little or no self-recording experience.  

He is also Co-Host of the weekly live webcast

Voice Over Body Shop with George Whitham.

And a Founding Board Member and Presiden...

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Mel McMahon-Stone is an entrepreneur, broadcaster, voice actor,

and specializes in promoting local businesses.

She’s the founder of Indiana Owned,

a website that promotes local businesses in the Hoosier state.

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May 11, 2022 26 mins

Marc Cashman is currently represented by numerous talent agencies around the country.  
In addition to his production schedule, he’s taught undergraduate and graduate students at USC, UCLA, and California Institute of the Arts, and instructs voice-acting at all levels.
He also coaches voice actors worldwide, produces V-O demos, 
and pens online columns for Backstage.

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Robert Marshall is Sound Designer | Mixer | audio engineer

who has mainly worked in audio post for advertising.

His work includes clients such as Microsoft, Kelloggs, Nintendo,

as well as Super Bowl spots for Budweiser.

For 20 years he has worked for various post houses in Chicago

until he started SUM1 Audio Post.

In 2005, he was one of the original founders of Source Elements,

who makes Source-Connect, which continues to refine remote po...

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February 23, 2022 32 mins

He’s a motivational keynote speaker and veteran voice-over artist

who has given life to countless animated characters in movies, commercials, and TV shows, including The Jetsons television series.

As a broadcaster, he has entertained on some of America's biggest and best radio stations


in Los Angeles and San Antonio. He was inducted into the Texas Radio Hall of Fame and included in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, as one of the Top 100 ...

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Crystal Washington works with organizations that want to leverage technology 
to increase profits and productivity! 
As a technology strategist and certified futurist, 
Crystal takes complex social media, app, 
and web topics and makes them easy to understand and accessible for everyday people. 
Crystal’s clients comprise Fortune 500 companies including Google, Microsoft, and GE.
As one of Forbes’ 50 Leading Female Futurists, 
she appears...

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January 26, 2022 33 mins

Carl Bishop is a Voice Actor who has appeared on national commercial campaigns:

for Comcast Xfinity, Gillette, Head and Shoulders, Bayer, and more.

He's also works on the 'other side of the glass'

as a Sound Designer and Audio Post Mixer creating audio branding for ABC News,

and mixing commercials, and film.

He is a loyal husband and once (and future) cat dad.

Because life is a series of cats.

@ufoundcarlbishop  Instagram

@thecarlbishop Tw...

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Hugh P. Klitzke is a voiceover coach, director, and producer.

He teaches the conversational read, self-direction, the commercial read,

and directs auditions.  

For nearly fifteen years he was the Voiceover Studio Manager at Buchwald, New York.

To date, he has directed over 125,000 auditions and counting.  

Along with private coaching and teaching classes, he is writing two books.

One compiles the ideas he explored in his blog, the other ...

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Sabra May is a film and screen actor, voiceover artist, standup comedian, and storyteller. She can most recently be heard on Cyberpunk 2077 and in The Bridgewater Podcast.

@sabramay on Instagram

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October 9, 2021 47 mins

Write your intro for the show and for the show notes: short bio, 2 or3 of your many accomplishments.: Mike Lenz is a full-time SAG-AFTRA professional audiobook narrator, voice talent, actor, and podcast producer.   Mike is an accomplished audiobook narrator with more than 145 titles narrated to date. With titles in genres ranging from Fiction, Entertainment, Science, and Children’s to Christian, Business, Self-Help and History, Mik...

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September 1, 2021 29 mins

Jason Acquisto has been a voice over actor for over 25 years, he's a long-time radio nerd, and a veteran of media sales and marketing agency client service.  Currently, he's the Marketing Manager for McFarling Foods, Indianapolis. Family man, Cardinals fan. 

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August 25, 2021 38 mins

Rich Such has worked both sides of the mic, as a VO talent and as a studio engineer.
After graduating from Ball State University Rick went to work for Caboose Productions where he met his business partner Brice Bowman. Together Rick and Brice would open Earshot Audio-Post. With Rick's many years in the business, he imparts tons of practical advice for voice actors; no matter their experience.  The Voice Over Hustle is proud to welco...

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Entrepreneurship can be something that you feel compelled to do.

But even, solopreneurs need help sometimes. 

Our guest today has hired virtual assistants, is a podcast host on The Nice Guys on Business … I voice their intros, commercials, and foolish lines,

The Nice Guys on Business has over 1,200 episodes—and almost 4 million downloads.
He’s also the co-founder of Turnkey Podcasts,
in fact, they are one of the reasons I’m a podcaster,


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