David E. Ballard aka New Dayve is an award-winning writer-producer-actor with over 200 hours of film and TV credits as a writer-producer for such networks as Bravo, Discovery, ESPN, History, LMN, Science Channel and TLC and over 60 film, TV and commercial credits as an actor. A UC Berkeley graduate, David also studied filmmaking at the San Francisco Art Institute and worked as a staff writer at the San Francisco Chronicle before getting into “the biz.” As a musician he has toured with various bands in the United States, Latin America and Europe and has licensed songs for use in TV, film and national advertising campaigns. He is currently putting together new alt-country band DESERT RAT RANGERS so if you live in the High Desert Area, love Gram Parsons and are looking for a new gig, please get in touch! NAMASTE.