Host of The Doug Banks Radio Show who had previously been the host of programs called Doug Banks Morning Show, The Ride with Doug and DeDe and Afternoon w/ Doug & DeDe.
He was broadcasting on the radio as early as his high school days on the high school's radio station. He soon after earned a part-time late-night disc jockey gig on the weekends for a country station.
He occasionally hosted NASCAR Now on ESPN2.
He had three daughters and a son and was married three times. He died from complications with diabetes.
He worked in the same studio that brought audiences the Tom Joyner Morning Show.