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.


August 11, 2022 36 min

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 Pres...

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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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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 min

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 ...

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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 min

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


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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 min

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 min

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 min

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 w...

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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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Liz Atherton is a veteran of the voice over talent business.  
The founder of The Atherton Group Talent Agency, 
one of the most successful boutique agencies in the business 
and sold her interests 3 years ago to focus on CastVoices, 
a premier online tool and job opportunity platform that just launched. 
She is most proud of her 4 grown children and her love of people.
Quite possibly the nicest person in voice over.

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Ann Richardson has been narrating since 2008. She has won 3 Earphones awards, narrates for most of the "big" publishers, as well as many independent pubs and individual authors. She teaches intro to audiobooks at Voice One academy in San Francisco, and on the new site with a stellar faculty of instructors.
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Emmett Andrew is a professional audio tech, radio pro for over 12 years. Working for companies like: Emmis Communications, Sweetwater, and Learfield Sports. He consults on audio and studio and an Author of the book VO Studio Companion. What is your marketing specialty or what would you like to discuss. And please, be specific.(e.g. branding, email marketing ... etc.): Gear!
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Lee Hargitt has been a wealth manager with Thurston Springer in Indianapolis, Indiana since 2000. Lee is an Investment Advisor Representative and holds Life, Health, and Long-term care insurance licenses. Investment advisory services offered through Thurston Springer Advisors.

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Priscilla McKinney is the CEO and Momma Bird at Little Bird Marketing.

They are the home of cage-free thinking and the creators of SOAR -

a digital content marketing program for predictable lead generation.


She is also the host of Ponderings from the Perch, —

the Little Bird Marketing company podcast.

She also consults on digital transformation and they offer courses —

akin ...

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Bobby is a proud SAG/AFTRA member working as a VO talent most recently for campaigns including Nintendo, CDW, Cox Communications, and the Food and Drug Administration. He’s represented by Grossman Jack in Chicago. He is also the podcast producer for Business Made Simple. Each week the show reaches 150,000 business professionals and entrepreneurs with over 16 million lifetime downloads. He lives in Nashville with his wife, two chi...
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