Dana Barrett has been entertaining and informing audiences as a radio and online broadcaster and live event host since 1996. She started out as a traffic reporter in the Atlanta market, spent two years doing an Atlanta area morning show and then began focusing on author interviews both on-air and online.
Since 2005, Dana has interviewed over 50 authors across all genres including New York Times fiction bestsellers such as Jodi Picoult, Brad Meltzer and Garth Stein. Non-fiction authors interviewed include New York Times bestsellers John Perkins and Van Jones as well as CBS News correspondent Byron Pitts and Pulitzer Prize winner Annette Gordon-Reed.
Dana has served as a host and moderator for Atlanta area events such as The Decatur Book Festival, Roswell Reads and at The Atlanta History Center and Margaret Mitchell House. Dana is known for her well-researched, in-depth interviews and conversational style. She is currently the Editor and Host for Midtown Review and host of ShowBiz Atlanta on BusinessRadioX®.
Dana is also an actress and TV Host. Her recent credits include an industrial video for Lowe’s Home Improvement stores, a book trailer, an infomercial and a guest spot on Two Naked Men Making a Sandwich.