Gary Duff is an award-winning journalist, writer, producer, talk show host, and philanthropist.
By age 19, Duff had interviewed Nobel Peace Prize Recipient Elie Wiesel, British royal and Duchess of York Sarah Ferguson, ACDC frontman Brian Johnson, Miami Heat NBA Champion Chris Bosh, and even questioned the President of Iran, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
In late 2010, he became a morning show host on the flagship station for the New York Islanders. The show focused on a wide array of topics from politics to celebrities, with interviews that featured current news-makers.
In 2011, he negotiated a deal to bring a weekly celebrity driven prime time talk show to Malibu, CA. The show kicked off with special interviews featuring actress and author Hillary Duff, Guns N’ Roses Guitarist Duff McKagan, and southern chef Paula Deen.
Duff transitioned to Bloomberg Radio/TV in March of 2012, where he joined The Joe Franklin Show. While working there, he booked and interviewed high priority guests like Olivia Newton-John, Fran Drescher, Russell Simmons, and Sir. Ben Kingsley.
In 2012, Duff hosted special editions of the AP and PCLI-award winning Newsline program during the New Hampshire Republican Primaries, from the floor of the DNC & Presidential Debates, as well a live 4-hour Election Night Special with special guests Senator John Kerry, Obama Deputy Campaign Manager Stephanie Cutter, National Security Advisor Tom Ridge, and Ambassador to China Jon Huntsman, among others.
Alongside veteran speechwriter and political commentator Tracy Davis, Duff began co-hosting W4CY’s “Table Talk” program in 2013. The show airs Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 5PM EST.
His latest project, “The Gary Duff Show” broadcasts in several top media markets including Phoenix, AZ, Malibu, CA, and New York, NY.
Along the way, Duff garnered the mentorship of legendary radio hall of famer, Barry Farber, NY icon and talk show host, Joe Franklin, and anchorwoman, Connie Chung, who compared the young journalist to her husband, Maury Povich.
He is a regular writer for the Long Island based Great South Bay Magazine and Long Island Report, The UK Guardian partnered paper The Epinal, Philadelphia Eagles run BonfireImpact.com and is featured in the newest edition of Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Power of Positive.