Woman Behind The Voice at 200 Airports


Have you ever given thought to that disembodied voice that melodically instructs you to remove your luggage from the carousel or tells you what gate your flight will be departing out of? Maybe you’ve never paid too much attention to that voice, but you know what we’re talking about. “Please stand clear of the closing doors,” it says in New York City’s subway system. “Your uptown train is now arriving.” This very same voice can actually be heard at 200 airports around the world!

CBS News recently ran a story on this “woman behind the voice.” Part of the piece was filmed in our home base, Terminal 5 at JFK, where “the voice” or 63-year-old Carolyn Hopkins of northern Maine’s voice, can be heard. Check out the below clip from the news story: