Meet The Team


Jake Brown

ABOUT THE AUTHORS TV Creator-Host-Producer Jake Brown is an award-winning Music biographer with over 50 published books since 2001 in 9 countries around the world, featuring many authorized collaborations with some of rock’s biggest artists, including 2013 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees Heart (with Ann and Nancy Wilson), living guitar legend Joe Satriani, blues legend Willie Dixon (authorized w/the Estate), country music legends Merle Haggard/Freddy Powers, heavy metal pioneers Motorhead (with Lemmy Kilmister), late hip hop icon Tupac Shakur (with the estate). Brown has appeared as biographer of record in all 6 parts of the B.E.T. The Death Row Chronicles docu-series, Jay Z’s Bloomberg Game Changers series special, Fuse TV’s Life Through This Nikki Sixx special, 4 Breaking the Band Episodes on REELZ/A&E Network and has received consistent national press in CBS News, The Hollywood Reporter, Rolling Stone Magazine, USA Today,, Guitar World Magazine, Billboard, Parade Magazine, Country Weekly, American Songwriter Magazine, CMT and many more. He’s represented by Frank Weimann at Folio Literary Management.

Allan McCall

Co-Director / Co-Editor Allan McCall have worked for 30 years in the film industry on everything from documentaries to full-length feature films. He is Co-Director and Co-Editor of ABOUT THE AUTHORS TV.

Ray 'Orig the DJ' Riddle

Lead Editor
Lead Editor Ray 'Orig the DJ' Riddle has worked in the Record and Film Industry for the past 20 years, including stints signed to Warner Bros. Records and Sony/ATV Publishing, and appearing as a co-star on the A&E TV program THE BIG SMO SHOW from 2012 to 2014. Today, he splits his time between acting as lead editor on ABOUT THE AUTHORS TV and his record-producing career, working with such high-profile Nashville acts as UPCHURCH, DJ Cliffy D, BIG ROOT, Minnie Murphy, Freedom Sings USA and many more.

Rajiv Dalvi

Rajiv Dalvi
Rajiv Dalvi is Head Closed Caption Designer for ABOUT THE AUTHORS TV.

Rachel Privett

Associate Producer
Rachel Privett is an Associate Producer on ABOUT THE AUTHORS TV.


Lead Graphic Design Artist
Alexa French – Production Assistant


Production Assistant
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Richard Kendrick

Audio EngineerRichard Kendrick - Audio Engineer
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Pete Bacigalupo

Blackcat Sylvester

Raghunath Panigrahi

Website Developer