Walking into any airport, it’s hard to go a few minutes without hearing that female voice on the intercom telling you to watch your step on the escalator, which gate the aircraft is now at, or even a simply reminder to reaffirm what airport you’re at.
There’s a real person behind that voice, and her name is Carolyn Hopkins. From her small home office in Maine, she produces some of those most iconic sounds in travel; sounds, you sometimes want to just tune out because they’re so repetitive.
Out of interest, Siri is also a real person. Don’t believe me? Watch this.
Still not getting enough? Here’s the voice of Julie, Amtrak’s automated agent that will cheerily tell you when your train is 4 hours late (as if THAT has not happened before…).
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