Who is Doug Banks?


Doug Banks is a television personality and current host of "The Doug Banks Show," produced by American Urban Radio Networks. The flagship station is Chicago's WVAZ, with the afternoon show airing daily in select markets around the country. The show blends music with entertainment and is geared towards the 25 to 40 urban demographic.

Doug Banks was born in Philadelphia and raised in Detroit. His radio career began as an on-air personality for his high school's radio station. Local station WDRQ quickly took notice of Banks' talent and soon hired him as a late-night weekend disc jockey, which he turned into a permanent position. After finishing high school, Banks turned a six-week gig into full-time work at KDAY in Los Angeles. After stints in Las Vegas and San Francisco, he landed at Chicago's WBMX, where he took the station's morning show to new highs.

"The Doug Banks Morning Show" then became one of the highest-rated syndicated urban programs in America and paved the way to his current afternoon show, which attracts millions of listeners daily. Banks has garnered numerous radio awards over the years and is recognized as a pioneer in the radio entertainment community. His Literacy & Scholarship Initiative, founded in 2006, raises illiteracy awareness and works for better education across the country.


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