In 2004, Doug Levitt started a journey that would change his life forever. He traveled on Greyhound buses and met people who were struggling to get by. He was inspired by the people he met and decided to write songs and stories about them. Doug traveled via Greyhound buses for eight years. He also took thousands of pictures. He compiled the songs, pictures and stories he wrote and called them “The Greyhound Diaries“.
“The Greyhound Diaries” has attracted media attention. Levitt has been featured on “Fox News” and “CNN.” Doug traveled over 100,000 miles during his eight-year journey.
About Doug Levitt
Doug Levitt is a singer, writer, photographer and activist. He was born and raised in Washington D.C. At the age of 16, Doug’s father died. Doug was devastated by the loss of his father. However, he stated that his father’s death was one of the things that inspired him to become an artist. After high school, Doug continued his education at Cornell University. Doug was taught by Carl Sagan during his time as a student. He later moved to London and continued his education at London School Of Economics. Doug was awarded the Fulbright Scholarship. He earned his master’s degree in International Relations.
Doug worked as a foreign correspondent in London after he earned his master’s degree. In 2001, he moved to Nashville and began working on his music career. He teamed up with David Henry, who is a music producer. David has produced records for Guster and Josh Rouse.