Lynsey Young

Friendly, Cheeky, Seductive, Girl Next Door

Voice Description

Clear, Dynamic & Informative for Presentations, Seductive and Warm for Narrations, Upbeat, Fun and Street Smart for Promos. Edgy, Cool and Girl Next Door for Commercials.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Teenage Girl
• Young Adult Female
• Middle Age Female

Language(s) of Which I Am a Native Speaker:

• English - British

I Offer my Services for these Recording Purposes

• Commercials
• Promos
• IVR, voicemail, phone systems, and on-hold messages
• Training, business presentations, sales, and web sites
• Videogames
• Documentaries
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers
• Podcasts
• Adult content
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

Jobs for ACTRA (Canada) signatories Jobs for ACTRA (Canada) signatories

Jobs for British Equity signatories Jobs for British Equity signatories

Jobs for Union des Artistes (Canada) signatories Jobs for Union des Artistes (Canada) signatories

• Jobs for SAG-AFTRA (US) signatories

My Union Affiliations and Memberships


My Recording and Delivery Capabilities

• I will go to any designated studio in my area
• I can record and then deliver the audio files via Email

Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer

• I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks

My Home Base

, United Kingdom

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Character Accents: RP, Scottish, Irish, Midlands, West Country, Generic Northern, Liverpool, West Coast American, Australian, New Zealand.

My Voice Experience

Commercials, Station Imaging, TV Continuity & Promos, Presentation, Sponsorship credits, Character Work.

BBC ONE, TWO , THREE and FOUR, ITV, SKY, GRANADA, GMTV, UKTV, Vauxhall, Mercedes Benz, Gillette, Nationwide, W H Smith, BP Connect, BBC 6 Music, XFM, Kiss 100, Virgin Radio, Talk Radio, talkSPORT, Heart 106.2, Magic 105.4, MUTV, THE TIMES Online – Bond Villainess.

With eleven years experience in live broadcasting, Lynsey began her career co-presenting the breakfast show for Heart 106.2 in 1997. She then became a national Traffic and Travel reporter for Traffic link presenting air and ground based travel news to KISS 100, VIRGIN Radio, TALK Radio and HEART 106.2, among others.

In 1999, Lynsey began a voice over career, voicing commercials and promos for high calibre clients such as Mercedes Benz, John Smiths, Nationwide and WH SMITH.

She became a freelance voice at Granada Sky Broadcasting in 2001 and a promo contract with GMTV followed during the winter of 2003. Lynsey is also a regular voice on BBC ONE & BBC TWO, SKY and UKTV.

She is bubbly and driven by nature and is always ready to take on a new challenge.

My Training

A Level: English, Media, Philosophy

BA Joint hons degree in Media with Business Management. 2:1

UKTV - October 2009 – Present
Writer / Announcer on WATCH
Freelance Writer and Announcer on UKTV’s Brand new entertainment channel.

Continuity Writer and Announcer (LIVE) - March 2005 - Present
Freelance across BBC ONE and BBC TWO’s Live output

UKTV - October 2007 – October 2008
Continuity Creative
Working across UKTV’s lifestyle channels, I oversee the writing and announcing of UKTV STYLE and UKTV FOOD. I sub-edit and cross check scripts, deal with last minute schedule changes and work with the writers and announcers to create the right tone for the channels. Based at White City, I also attend weekly meetings with marketing and planners at UKTV, Great Portland Street.

UKTV - February 2005 – October 2007
Continuity Writer and Announcer
Writer and Announcer on UKTV’s flagship channel, UKTV GOLD and writer on UKTV STYLE, HISTORY and FOOD.

BBC 6 Music - April 2003 – April 2004
Broadcast Assistant
Researching and assisting the smooth running of the Breakfast Show with Phill Jupitus. Writing and publishing the programme website, liasing with record companies, booking guests, music logging using Selector, raising purchase orders and paying contributors. I also made music packages and documentaries using SADiE and was responsible for recording bands live in-session

Granada Sky Broadcasting - Oct 2002 – May 2004
Continuity Announcer
Scripting and Recording continuity links for Granada Plus.

TalkSPORT 1089/1053AM - Dec 1999 – March 2003
Creative Producer
I enjoyed 3 years as a commercial producer in a promo production department for the national sports radio station. Writing, voicing, directing and producing; commercials, promos, station Idents, documentaries and jingle packages using SADiE. I was also responsible for booking voice talent and liasing with voice over agencies.

Trafficlink & Emap group - Oct 1997 – Dec 1999
Traffic Broadcaster
Compiled, scripted and broadcast Live air and ground based traffic and travel information to Virgin FM/AM, Talk Radio, GMTV, London Today, Kiss 100 and Magic 105.4

HEART 106.2 (RSL) - Jan 1997 – Feb 1997
Co-presenter/ producer Breakfast Show
Worked on a live Breakfast show, broadcasting the traffic and travel news and adding banter. Researched the daily newspapers for topical discussion and I compiled features, music packages and jingles.

My Studio Equipment

I live in London and therefore access to professional studios can be arranged at short notice.

Additional Skills

I have extensive production experience.

Payment Methods Accepted

• Personal checks, cashier's checks, or money orders in my local currency
• Personal checks, cashier's checks, or money orders in any currency
• Wire transfers

Contact Information

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