Garvia Bailey is a co-founder of the podcast production company Media Girlfriends. She has a career in media spanning close to two-decades as a producer, host and columnist for the CBC and JazzFM. She is a co-founder of jazzcast.ca a 24 hr streaming service which amplifies the roots of jazz as an African-American-derived artform. Garvia is the recipient of the 2019 RTNDA award for opinion writing and a 2017 Silver Medalist at the New York Radio Awards. She is also a jurist for the Canadian Hillman Prize for Investigative Journalism. Garvia’s work is centered around inclusion, care and excellence in journalism.