TV host, producer, author, and entrepreneur Darley Newman travels the globe for Emmy-Award winning TV, digital series and brands she’s built through her production company DCN Creative.

She is the host, producer and creator of Travels with Darley on PBS, Amazon Prime and international broadcast networks. A pioneer in new media, the series also appears as video shorts and 360 videos on AOL, MSN and over 2,000 partner sites. She created the globally recognized brand and Emmy-winning Equitrekking serieswhich broadcasts on PBS and networks in over 85 countries, including Horse & Country TV in Europe and the Tabi Channel, a division of Turner Broadcasting in Japan.

She’s spent over a decade riding horses around the world and penned the “Equitrekking: Travels Adventures on Horseback” book, published by Chronicle Books, documenting her adventures. In her quest to showcase each destination from a local’s perspective, Darley provides viewers with authentic, culturally enticing experiences that they can recreate on their own.

Darley’s travel experiences have ranged from the exotic and challenging to invigorating and serene. Getting charged by an elephant in Botswana’s Okavango Delta, whiskey tasting in Scotland, biking through Brussels, horseback riding with cowboys in the Canadian Rockies and dining with award-winning chefs are just some of the interesting adventures she’s enjoyed to help educate and excite her dedicated fans.


She has been honored with five Daytime Emmy Award nominations for hosting, writing and producing, alongside media moguls Ellen DeGeneres, Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert. She received the North American Travel Journalist Award two years in a row for Best Travel Broadcast and the Merit Award for Best Travel Book. She received the Inspiring Woman Award from Women in Philanthropy and Leadership and has been profiled in leading media including USA Today, Chicago Tribune, Washington Post, Martha Stewart Radio, NPR, the book How’d You Score that Gig, a Guide to the Coolest Jobs, and appeared as a travel expert on The Today Show with Kathie Lee and Hoda on NBC and The Weather Channel with Sam Champion.

She created and starred in original digital series for Scripps Networks Interactive, Travel Like the Locals with Darley, and a series of Western travel and history interstitials for the Starz Networks Encore Channels. A travel expert and expert on all things equestrian, this savvy entrepreneur launched the global Equitrekking brand by creating online resources for travelers interested in horseback riding vacations and adventure travel including Equitrekking.comEquitrekkingTravel.com, Top20HorseCamps.com and Top20Ranches.com. She launched a companion site for Travels with Darley at TravelswithDarley.com, where 360 videos, travel tips, recipes and trip itineraries shared by Darley and locals featured on the series compel viewers to take a deeper dive and travel to places Darley’s visited on their own adventures.

She is the founder of the Emmy-winning production company, DCN Creative, and has worked at 48 Hours, CBS and hosted segments on Ralph Lauren TV, Starz Networks Encore Channels and covered the White House for The Talk Radio News Service. Darley received her B.A. in Electronic Media and International Business and Cultures from The George Washington University.