Garvia Bailey is a storyteller, broadcaster, host, producer, and co-founder of the on-line Toronto-based radio station, JAZZCAST ( She has most recently told the story of jazz and its colourful musicians as host of Good Morning, Toronto on JazzFM.91. Previously, Garvia spent 10 years with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation as an arts journalist/producer and broadcaster and continues to be an ongoing freelance contributor to the CBC. She is a sought after moderator, workshop facilitator and interviewer working regularly with Hot Docs, the Toronto International Film Festival, the Toronto Public Library and others. Garvia is a freelance podcast producer and host with Antica Productions and Media Girlfriends Inc. and produces content with the award winning multi-media production company Pop Sandbox. She is a jurist for the prestigious Canadian Hillman Prize, honouring the best in investigative journalism and a 2020 co-winner of the Canadian RTNDA award for opinion writing. Garvia is currently editing her 83-year-old mother Eva’s memoirs.

Garvia is represented by Chelene Knight.