11/13/2011 09:26 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Carolyn Hopkins, Voice Of 200 Airports & NYC Subway, Speaks To CBS News (VIDEO)

Ever wonder what the woman whose voice welcomes you at airports and on the New York City subway looks like? CBS News headed to rural Maine to interview 63-year-old Carolyn Hopkins, the woman behind countless welcomes ("Welcome to Charles de Gaulle airport"), statements ("there is an uptown local train one station away") and even weather warnings.

Hopkins voice can be heard at over 200 airports and train stations around the world. Hopkins, for one, says that "traveling can be such a bummer nowadays that people need a friendly voice."

WATCH CBS' chat with Hopkins at her home below.