Audiobook Narration

I’m Sion Dayson, an American voiceover artist and narrator based in Valencia, Spain. My warm, rich alto is perfect for a range of nonfiction titles, from those requiring the clear, commanding authority of the expert to topics seeking a kind, friendly guide. 

I have a natural curiosity and compassion and love nothing more than discovering the beating heart of a story and sharing information with the world.

I’m a world-traveler myself, having studied in Ghana and Mexico, residing in France for a decade (where I became a French citizen), and now making my home on the Mediterranean coast.

My intercultural experience – I was a sociology and anthropology major in college, too! – along with my interests in wellness, self-development, and empowerment lend itself to titles on travel, relationships, entrepreneurship, society and cultural issues, among many others.

I also enjoy narrating children’s books. For nearly 50 years my mother worked as a librarian. Little surprise then, that reading and storytelling were my childhood’s most essential ingredients. I love opening this world of excitement and knowledge to younger readers, from fanciful picture books to middle grade nonfiction titles.  

With a background as an award-winning author who holds an MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts, I understand the care and craft that goes into an author’s every word and consider it a privilege to give voice to a writer’s vision.

When not in my recording booth, I love living room dance parties, playing with  my Persian cat, and chowing down at the latest local eateries.

Audiobook narration

NF, self-help, deep breathing, creativity

NF, neuroscience, technical terms

1st person, M/F Southern dialogue

NF, environment, climate change

NF, business management

Children’s picture book

NF, MG, enthusiastic science teacher

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Sion reading at Shakespeare and Company in Paris, France
Sion reading from her novel "As a River" at Shakespeare & Co in Philadelphia, PA
  • Narrated 140+ titles for Blinkist, a popular app that condenses the key takeaways from bestselling books into engaging audio summaries. Blinkist credits include titles by Michelle Obama, Brene Brown, Tarana Burke, Robin Sharma, and many more.
  • Experienced long-form eLearning narrator for clients including Ascend Learning, eLearning Voices, the National Academy of Sports Medicine, and Western University of Health Sciences.
  • Full-time non-union voiceover artist with vast experience working with national and international clients in a myriad of genres, from audio description to audio drama.
  • Broadcast-quality home studio equipped with strong remote connections and ability to deliver a range of voiceover services.
  • Award-winning author. MFA in Writing.
  • Female, BIPOC (mixed Black/white).
  • Languages: English (fluent), Spanish (conversational), French (conversational).
  • Accents: Standard American, Southern American.
“Sion has a quick turnaround time for both communications and deliverables. She includes clear guidelines for her services, is thoughtful about asking for the desired delivery specs, and is extremely detail oriented, making sure she delivers exactly what our team is looking for. We have been so pleased with her work and hope to continue collaborating in the future.”
Julie Candio Sekel
Director of Video Production at ACUE
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Sion has a unique, bright and engaging delivery and a wonderful ear for adding the right nuance to whichever text she is presented with. Always friendly, professional, and highly responsive, Sion is a proactive and conscientious collaborator.
Tuleka Prah
Head of Content, Blinkist
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Sion is a true pleasure to work with. She is an excellent communicator, always exhibits professionalism, and turns out quality voice work. We have used Sion to produce both storytelling-style explainer videos and more run of the mill eLearning for our clients, and they are always happy with the outcome – as are we. I would recommend Sion for your voiceover needs without hesitation.
Nicole Papaioannou Lugara
Founder, Your Instructional Designer
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Let me be your voice.