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Media Arts Specialist Doug Bailey has over twenty years of experience working in the entertainment industry. He has worked as a television host for Comcast Cable, Time Warner, and the Billboard DEMMX award-winning show, Certified on Music Choice.


Professionally known as "D.Bail," Doug has conducted hundreds of celebrity interviews for various outlets, including Where Ya At? Video Show, Justo's Mixtape Awards, Mixshow 360, and his independent platform, Grustle TV/Grustle Media.

Doug also expanded his expertise as a writer for, building a steady audience of readers in the 5 Reasons category for his mixtape reviews and maintaining monthly mixtape recaps on the Mixtape Awards blog site.  


Doug's first media love is radio, and he spent fifteen years working for the #1 Urban Adult Contemporary station in New York City - 107.5 WBLS FM. In addition, under the Emmis Communications and current MediaCo banner, Doug serviced sales and community clients as a promotions coordinator for eight years with the most acknowledged radio brand in Hip Hop culture - HOT 97 FM. He was one of the most experienced and recognizable brand ambassadors in their promotional and marketing department.


Doug transcended his position in radio at Rutgers and New Jersey City University, teaching media classes to adolescent students. 

Doug is the current creative director for, home of The Convo Podcast and a soon-to-be-launched retrospective series of his career highlights in the #1 media market. In the spirit of his love of vintage fashion and e-commerce, apparel is now available via SHOP 96, found here on this website.

Doug is open to online speaking engagements and interviews regarding his unique career journey. He continues to develop his expertise in education and entertainment, creating initiatives to service those in need. As a full-time educator that will earn his master's in Educational Technology as of Spring 2023, Doug is looking to partner with companies in entertainment to provide his students exposure to the ever-growing field of possibilities in media. 


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