“It’s not enough to have a nice voice. You have to know how to use it.” says the original voice of Siri, Susan Bennett.

You may not know her name, but you definitely know her voice – Susan Bennett is a veteran actress better known as Apple’s Siri.


The most interesting article/interview that should be of interest to seasoned pros, and of course newcomers. And it’s about the voiceover business in a huge state of flux. She’s dead on!

Her voice was replaced with a new Siri and/or has been technologically altered so much, it no longer sounds like her since iOS 7. And, as she says, “Apple ain’t talkin”.

She touches on all the topical hot-button issues:

  • ISDN and technology
  • Rates and cost controls
  • Celebrities
  • Amateurs and the pay to plays
  • Competition
  • From Announcing to Conversation


Read it here!

Opinions, anyone?