Widely recognized for her ability to bring out the best in her on-camera guests, TV host, producer, author, and entrepreneur Darley Newman travels the globe for Emmy Award-winning TV and digital series through her production company DCN Creative. She is the host, producer and creator of Equitrekking and Travels with Darley, which broadcasts on Public Television, Create TV and networks in over 85 nations. Travels with Darley can also be seen in short form on digital networks including AOL, MSN Travel, Amazon Shorts, Huffington Post, DailyMotion and over 2,000 partner sites.
In her quest to showcase each destination from a local’s perspective, Darley provides viewers with authentic, culturally enticing experiences that they can recreate on their own.
Darley’s travel experiences have ranged from the exotic and challenging to invigorating and serene. Getting charged by an elephant in Botswana’s Okavango Delta, whiskey tasting in Scotland, biking through Brussels, horseback riding with cowboys in the Canadian Rockies and dining with award-winning chefs are just some of the interesting adventures she’s enjoyed to help educate and excite her dedicated fans.
She has been honored with five Daytime Emmy Award nominations for hosting, writing and producing Equitrekking, alongside media moguls Ellen DeGeneres, Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert. She received the North American Travel Journalist Award two years in a row for Best Travel Broadcast and the Merit Award for Best Travel Book. She received the Inspiring Woman Award from Women in Philanthropy and Leadership and has been profiled in leading media including USA Today, Chicago Tribune, Washington Post, Martha Stewart Radio, NPR, the book How’d You Score that Gig, a Guide to the Coolest Jobs, and appeared as a travel expert on The Today Show with Kathie Lee and Hoda on NBC and The Weather Channel with Sam Champion.
An award-winning travel book author, she created and starred in original digital series for Scripps Networks Interactive, Travel Like the Locals with Darley, and a series of historical travel interstitials for the Starz Networks Encore Channels. A travel expert and expert on all things equestrian, this savvy entrepreneur has extended the Equitrekking brand by creating online resources for travelers interested in horseback riding vacations and adventure travel including
Equitrekking.com, EquitrekkingTravel.com, Top20HorseCamps.com and Top20Ranches.com. She recently launched a companion site for Travels with Darley at TravelswithDarley.com, where short videos, travel tips, recipes and trip itineraries shared by Darley and locals featured on the series allow viewers to take a deeper dive and plan their own travel adventure.
She is the founder of the Emmy-winning production company, DCN Creative, and has worked at 48 Hours, CBS and hosted segments on Ralph Lauren TV, Starz Networks Encore Channels and covered the White House for The Talk Radio News Service. Darley received her B.A. in Electronic Media and International Business and Cultures from The George Washington University.
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