Doug Levitt is an adventurous individual who has been successful in his career as a songwriter, musician, and journalist. He was once hired by leading media houses such as CNN, NBC, and ABC. The companies posted him to work in different parts of the world that include Iran, Bosnia, and the United Kingdom. In the past one decade, Levitt has been working on a great project that is called the Greyhound Diaries. The journalist’s parents live in Washington DC, and he attended public schools in the city. Doug had an opportunity to enroll at the Cornell University and was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship, which significantly transformed his life. He was later admitted at the London School of Economics to pursue his master’s degree in ethnic conflicts and nationalism.
Levitt started his Greyhound Diaries as a platform for encouraging people who face different problems by using music. During the project, he has interacted with many travelers while traveling in the Greyhound bus. He has traveled more than 120,000 kilometers across the country to record the program for the past one decade. The Greyhound Diaries has covered stories of different individuals who face different life glitches. Doug has developed a lot of content for the series from the stories that he gets from various people.
The journalist was motivated to create the Greyhound Diaries by various documentaries of the WPA era. The series shows a true image of the rural and urban parts of the United States. Doug has worked hard to make the project successful. He has been holding live events to shoot the documentary. The venues that he has used include the Kennedy Center, Wood Guthrie Center, various colleges, and the Southern Law Center.
Levitt’s program has been aired on various television stations and has also been featured in magazines. The media houses that have broadcasted the documentary include Fox News, CNN, and Reuters. Most of the stories that are told in the Greyhound Diaries are every inspiring. It can be viewed by the people online. Doug has shed light on the common problems that affect various individuals across the globe.