Doug Brown is a self-published Author, Television Program Director, Independent Film Producer, Videographer, and Video editor. Doug currently works in a small city school district in New York where he started out as a substitute teacher. He also served as a teaching assistant to elementary-age students and has served as a recreation counselor to five and six-year-old children. In 2009 Doug produced a short film entitled, “It Couldn’t Be Me”, targeted toward teens. He enjoys working with children and loves inspiring them to live their dreams. He has a love for children’s books and wrote his graduate thesis on the Portrayal of African-American Males in Children’s books. Doug Brown holds a B S. degree in Sociology /Communications from SUNY at Old Westbury and a diploma in Video Production from NYU.