Byron Wagner

EXPERIENCE: Byron's career began with spots for Bozell & Jacobs (Frito-Lay, Godfather's Pizza, plus regional and local) in Omaha, Nebraska at the tender age of eight. He moved to L.A. in the '70s, the UK in '04, then back to the states in '06. Recently, his focus has been on commercials, animation, corporate, and audiobooks.

CREDENTIALS: Byron's theatre training includes the Omaha Junior Theatre, The Omaha Playhouse, Ohio University, The Victory Theatre (L.A.) He studied body movement and mime with Juki Arkin (a student of Etienne Decroux), and learned the Meisner technique under Maria Gobetti and Tom Ormeny in L.A. Byron is a longstanding magician member of the Magic Castle. He has held staff on-air positions at KFAB, KBON, KCRW, and KIOS, and has done SAG on-camera work for several CBS sitcoms. He is currently studying with Richard Tatum and Roger Scott.

CLIENTS: Disney, Frito-Lay, Random House, Audible, Books On Tape, Indegene, Pfizer, Apple


GENRES: Byron narrates for cartoons, movie trailers, documentaries, audiobooks, business, educational, radio, telephone, video games, podcasting, television, the internet and beyond. He specializes in communicating complex and difficult concepts and subjects (technology, medical, dental, legal, and academic) in an engaging and compelling way.

LANGUAGES: English (North American), English (British), English (Scottish), English (Irish), English

ACCENTS: Texan, Yiddish, Bronx, Long Island, French, Russian, Italian, Israeli, German, Japanese, UK (Manchester, Cockney)

AGES: Teen, Young Adult, Middle Aged, Senior


Byron's direction credits include the audiobook Making it Big.


EQUIPMENT: Byron houses a full-service audio editing studio complete with multiple Intel Macs, ProTools, Logic 9, etc., Neumann & Sennheiser large and small capsule condensers, Telos Zephyr ISDN codec, G.722, MPEG Layer 2 & 3., and Source Connect

DELIVERY METHODS: Byron delivers, often in 3 hours or less. Cutting-edge technology and expert know-how ensures the right files for the job, whether ISDN, Source Connect, FTP, Email, etc.


Dark Pools: High-Speed Traders, A.I. Bandits, and the Threat to the Global Financial System
Development as Freedom
Capital Offense: How Washington's Wise Men Turned America's Future Over to Wall Street
Gorgon Child
Present at the Creation: The Story of CERN and the Large Hadron Collider
Free Ride: How Digital Parasites are Destroying the Culture Business
One, Two, Three: Absolutely Elementary Mathematics
Marked for Death: Dying for the Story in the World's Most Dangerous Places

Direction & Editing

Making It Big


Clouds Without Rain: An Amish-Country Mystery
Brendan Buckley's 6th-Grade Experiment
The Keeper of Lost Causes
Subliminal: How Your Unconscious Mind Rules Your Behavior
Enchantments: A Novel