Versatile is a good place to start when it comes to talking about Helen Austin, she pretty much brings the word to life! Which is generally what she does across all her work: infusing zest into each and every voiceover, acting and presenting role she has the pleasure to be involved in.
Reliability, discretion, commitment and beaming enthusiasm are what Helen’s all about. She’s a hard working team player with an amazingly diverse CV. And she adores variety! Just take a look at some of her career highlights speckled with awards, celebrity interviews and ‘voice of’ and ‘face of’ acknowledgements. There’s even a Royal Wedding in there!
Voice Artist Career Highlights ... Heard by Millions!
Helen is the voice of Capital FM with a weekly audience of almost 7 million young and trendy listeners. She’s also Capital TV’s exclusive female voice. For two years she was the voice of the UKRD Group, owner of 16 local commercial radio stations.
Debenhams, Pandora, Pizza Hut, Volkswagen, McDonalds and The Sun are all brands Helen has voiced ads for. She’s also featured on corporate training films for Vodafone and O2 and has voiced character parts for audio books by MacMillan and Oxford University Press.
Acting Career Highlights ... Screen, Stage & Stills!
Helen is the likeable face of Philips, playing mum in the Philips Family online ad series. She’s featured in a host of TV commercials including Douwe Egberts, Auto Trader and Littlewoods. And she made merry as Threshers’ party girl in their Hell’s Kitchen USA sponsorship idents.
A lead feature role in Channel 5 drama Hanrahan Investigates and numerous episodes of Crimewatch and The Bill feature on Helen’s acting acclaims. On stage she carries off a great principal boy with Aladdin and Jack and the Beanstalk fame on her credit roll. And in front of the camera Helen is an experienced commercial photographic model with the likes of Halifax and Sony Ericsson on her client list.
Presenting Career Highlights ... Celebs, Royals & Early Mornings!
For two years Helen was the face of travel on ITV’s Daybreak, waking up the nation with an upbeat delivery of her personally researched travel news and covering some truly notable events including the Royal Wedding and the London 2012 Olympics.
As News and Entertainment Reporter for ITN Productions Helen scripted, voiced and packaged showbiz content and interviewed a host of celebs including Daniel Craig and One Direction. She was travel presenter on Capital FM’s award winning breakfast show alongside Johnny Vaughan and Lisa Snowdon and did the same for Classic FM’s Brighter Breakfast and Heart Breakfast with Jamie Theakston. So it’s safe to say, early mornings, no problem!