Dan Bazile

Television Newscaster
Dan Bazile — Photo Credit: Shefik

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In March 2004, Dan Bazile joined the news team at WNYT (a television affiliate of NBC), where he anchors "Weekend Today". Prior to that, he spent several years as an actor and freelance writer before jumping into television news in 1999 as a reporter for WXXA (a television affiliate of FOX). Since then, he's become a familiar face to Capital Region residents in New York.

During Bazile's reporting career in the area, he has covered a wide range of events from snowstorms to politics. He's also covered major stories, including the September 11th terrorist attacks, and the extradition of Ira Einhorn from Europe to the United States, to serve prison time for murder.

Bazile grew up in New York City, where he attended Springfield Gardens High School. He received a Bachelor's Degree in Mass Communication and Theatre from the State University of New York at Plattsburgh.

Bazile enjoys playing the piano and writing screenplays in his spare time.

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Last Updated: May 31, 2021

About 'Shefik presents Invocation'

Aptly titled "Shefik presents Invocation", the nationally-syndicated radio show is a mesmerizing and thought-provoking journey through musical discovery and appreciation that spans the decades. The show is currently broadcast on 23 terrestrial radio stations and frequencies throughout the United States. Each one-hour episode, executive-produced and hosted by media personality Shefik, highlights one relatable focal point (chosen by Shefik), along with an accompanying playlist of songs (curated by Shefik), encompassing a unique thematic concept that invigorates the audience with creative impact. Top recording artists, actors, business executives, politicians, community leaders, and other special guests are invited to offer their own commentary on the weekly topic, as a supplement to Shefik's engaging mindset. The radio show's online hub at serves as a conduit for discussion of the show, while featuring related videos and auxiliary content. The journey continues right here and everywhere.