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Suzanne Byrne

Female Irish voiceover artist

Can work in or around Dublin

  • 53.340305
  • -6.293676
  • Suggested rate €360 / day
  • Experience 0-2 years
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Location and workplace preferences

Dublin, Ireland
Can work onsite in your office in
  • around Dublin and 50km


Project length
≤ 1 week
Business sector
  • Environmental
  • Fashion & Cosmetics
  • Film & AV
  • Health & Wellness
  • Entertainment & Leisure
+28 other
Company size
  • 1 person
  • 2-10 people
  • 11 - 49 people
  • 50 - 249 people
  • 250 - 999 people
+2 other


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  • English

    Native or bilingual

  • Irish



Skills (8)

Suzanne in a few words

Hi there!. I'm a witty, creative, talented and experienced proofreader, writer and broadcaster for national news groups in Ireland with a strong, resonant, impactful voice who's now looking to branch out into voiceover work.
I am extremely reliable, hardworking and can guarantee quality work in all that I do. I'd love if you would listen to my demo



Independent News & Media

Multi channel sub-editor staff

August 2020 - Today (2 years and 7 months)

Communicorp, Inc

News anchor/desk editor  - As a freelancer

Co. Dublin, Ireland

November 2019 - Today (3 years and 4 months)

Compiling, writing, sourcing and broadcasting hourly news bulletins from national and international news sources. This busy role involved daily interviewing of senior politicians and other stakeholders. Anchors are also required to network all stories to client stations nationwide and manage the newsroom diary.

PA Media


1809 E 11th St, Tulsa, OK 74104, USA

June 2019 - July 2020 (1 year and 1 month)

Proofreading, editing and rewriting a continuous flow of stories for the Herald daily, including courts, opinion, features, news and consumer. Writing strong, witty and eye-catching headlines is a core competency in this role. Editors also scanned all sections of a printed copy of the paper nightly – alerting editors to errors and inaccuracies. Indesign and InCopy.


Sub-editor - staff

Embassy House, Herbert Park Ln, Anglesea Rd, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, D04 H6Y0, Ireland

October 2015 - April 2019 (3 years and 6 months)

Proof-reading for accuracy, clarity and libel on the Daily and Sunday editions of the publication, in news and features using InDesign and InCopy. This role puts a premium on headline-writing skills – and involves ongoing liaising with editors and reporters, while processing a continuous flow of copy.

Department of Justice and Equality

Website content editor

Smithfield, Dublin, Ireland

February 2016 - April 2016 (2 months)

As editor, I played the lead role in the creation of content for the Probation Service's new website (launch due later this year) with the objective of enhancing the Service's communications. This involved: Researching and interviewing relevant staff and stakeholders to provide insights and information about the role of and services provided by my client. The objective was to lay out, in plain, readable English all the relevant information for a variety of interested parties in an accessible and easy-to locate form. Stakeholders included, primarily the users of the service, but also victims, legal professionals, support services groups and the wider community. Interviewing former offenders, Probation Officers, mentors and regional directors. Sourcing and laying out images and graphics to try to develop a prototype of the visual layout of the site suited to the content layout; creating pages, troubleshooting with HTML, editing pages etc. Presenting regular updates on the project to the Director and others, suggesting ideas, recommending additions and omissions from the site. I also made suggestions and recommendations for graphic representations, video content etc. Writing and editing the Service's website content in plain English ensuring compliance with obligations under WCAG2.0. The 'mission' of the site was to present an accurate picture of the valuable role played by the Probation Service within the community as a point of contact and support for offenders navigating their way back to a productive life.

Institute for Computing and Professional Studies

Training centre co–ordinator

Dublin, Ireland

January 2015 - June 2015 (5 months)

• Aside from my primary role as administrator and first point-of-contact with the Institute of Computing and Professional Studies (ICPS), I also wrote all content for the website, managed their Facebook and Twitter accounts and made a short promotional video.

Facebook page: Irish Independent

Comments' moderator

December 2014 - January 2015 (1 month)

• This brief position involved close reading of all contributions – making publication judgments based on taste and libel. All of this required excellent knowledge of defamation, quick thinking, huge focus and commitment to maintaining good relations with readers.

The Irish Examiner

Staff sub-editor: Six month fixed-term contract

Blackpool, Cork, Ireland

June 2014 - December 2014 (6 months)

• As staff sub–editor, I edited up to 15 stories daily, scanning for clarity and libel, checking facts and writing eye-catching headlines for the national newspaper. This role involved continuous rewriting of raw and often highly complex and technical copy, for style and economy of words – as well as ongoing liaising with reporters and designers. Six-month fixed-term contract.

The Sunday Business Post

Sub-editor: freelance

Dublin, Ireland

April 2011 - December 2014 (3 years and 8 months)

• This role required continuous monitoring of copy for accuracy and libel, liaising with reporters, editors and designers. Editors used InDesign and Quark design software for page layout adjustments, as well as some picture editing for the news and property sections.

Real Time Editing and Design

Copy editor

Talbot St, Dublin, Ireland

July 2013 - April 2014 (9 months)

• Editing and proof-reading stories for the Irish Independent and Sunday Independent: courts, business opinion, features, news and technology – in addition to writing witty and creative headlines. Editors also scanned all sections of a printed copy of the paper nightly – alerting editors to errors and inaccuracies. (Software Citrix).

Leinster House

Seanad intern with Labour Senator Susan O'Keeffe

Dublin, Ireland

September 2012 - July 2013 (10 months)

• In addition to providing administrative back- ¬up for the senator, liaising online and over the phone with constituents, I also researched and contributed to the writing of short speeches on a wide variety of topics – and compiled research data for debates on the second stage of bills.
• I created and wrote content for a WordPress website exploring the controversial issue of fracking as it may affect Senator O'Keeffe's constituency Leitrim-Roscommon. This included investigating the social and cultural environment.

Business and Finance magazine

Chief sub-editor

Dublin, Ireland

February 2011 - February 2013 (2 years)

• As chief sub-editor, I had primary responsibility for ensuring clean, accurate copy and design across the magazine, liaising with colleagues in design and editorial.
• In addition to these key proofreading responsibilities – rewriting, libel scanning and headline-writing, I also regularly wrote corporate and CEO profiles (see portfolio).

Gazette Newspapers


Lucan, DN, Ireland

May 2012 - July 2012 (2 months)

• As a news reporter, I wrote up to 10 stories daily from across Blanchardstown, Castleknock, Swords, Dun Laoghaire, Malahide, Lucan, Dundrum and Clondalkin. on a variety of subjects, political, social and lifestyle. With a very tight deadline, and high story count, this was an extremely pressurized role, involving continuous planning, preparation and long hours.

The Irish Times

Sub-editor, freelance

1 Tara St, Dublin, D02 X995, Ireland

June 2010 - January 2011 (7 months)

•Sub-editors were gatekeepers for quality and accuracy at the paper and all of us were required to continuously consult with reporters and editors on stories. This role involved fact-checking, libel scanning for news, opinion, courts, business and news-features. I also paper proofed copy ahead of deadline nightly.

Newstalk 106-108

News anchor, freelance

Digges Ln, Dublin, Ireland

January 2004 - January 2008 (4 years)

• Principal duties involved compiling, writing, sourcing and broadcasting hourly news bulletins from reputable national and international news sources, email and social media – and coming up with my own ideas. The role involved daily interviewing of senior politicians and other stakeholders. Anchors were also required to network all stories to client stations nationwide and manage the newsroom diary.
• During general election times, I also provided reports and interviewed live from count centres.
• I was news anchor during a number of major stories, coordinating reports from around the country.

Irish Independent

Staff sub-editor

Independent House, Talbot St, Mountjoy, Dublin, D01 XW65, Ireland

January 2003 - January 2007 (4 years)

• As a senior sub-editor, I edited copy, wrote headlines and drew pages using Quark Atex and Coyote to a 10pm deadline. During my time there, I earned a reputation as a particularly imaginative, witty headline writer and as an extremely proactive and responsible staff member.
• I also occasionally acted as editor on the international news pages.


Dublin, Ireland

January 2002 - January 2003 (1 year)

• Chief responsibility for writing and editing up to 10 news pieces daily for the business and technology website, competing successfully with more established technology sites.
• I was also responsible for the day-to-day management of the site, sourcing images, scheduling and soliciting contributions and liaising with other reporters for content.

RTE - Compagnies à supprimer


January 1998 - January 2000 (2 years)

As sub-editor, I wrote hourly Radio One News bulletins, liaised with reporters and correspondents in Ireland and London to provide audio for bulletins. I also sourced clips from phone interviews and TV press conferences and generally put together the bulletin for hourly and main evening news programmes. For 2FM, I broadcast the news as well as coordinated reports and sound bites.