Dustin Gold: Comedian, Writer, Producer, and 15-year News Junkie
Comedian, writer, producer, and 15-year news junkie Dustin Gold, named “the Don King of the political-impersonation business” by The New Yorker, brings his unique brand of fun-fair-balanced comedy, up-to-the-minute political humor, audience-specific custom-written material, and razor-sharp improvisational audience interaction to his larger-than-life comedic Donald Trump impersonation, the TrumpGuy.
Dustin has performed at the MAGA3x Inaugural DeploraBall at the National Press Club, the GaysForTrump Inaugural DeploraBall at the William F. Bolger Center, the DC March4Trump alongside singer Joy Villa, the President Donald J. Trump “Make America Great Again” Rallies in Harrisburg, PA, Louisville, KY, and Nashville, TN, and for corporations including Archarithms, Inc., AT&T, Custom Communications, Inc., Elite Homes Builders, Fleet Street Clothing, McVean Trading & Investments, The Classic Center, and Zanies Comedy Club. Dustin and his TrumpGuy character have been featured by numerous publications including Breitbart News, CBS, FOX News Channel, Halsey News Network, InfoWars, Newsweek, NPR, Remso Republic, Right Side Broadcasting Network, Showtime, The Dick Show, and unBEARable Media. Dustin is currently on tour with black conservative comedian and viral internet sensation Terrence K. Williams of the FOX News Channel’s Hannity with Sean Hannity and Watters’ World with Jesse Watters.
Since 2008, Dustin has developed, managed, and/or represented dozens of comedic political comedians, impersonators, voice actors, and writers including Ben Campbell, Louis Ortiz, John Di Domenico, Reggie Brown, and Tim Watters. Dustin co-starred in Showtime's hit documentary "Bronx Obama," has been featured by countless media outlets including ABC’s Good Morning America, CNN’s The Situation Room, and Bloomberg Businessweek, and has produced and performed live comedic political entertainment for numerous global brands including Microsoft, LinkedIn, Yahoo!, AOL, Johnson & Johnson, Dollar General, Virgin America, Unilever, and the USO.
Dustin Gold has produced live entertainment and new media content for hundreds of major global brands including Microsoft, LinkedIn, Yahoo!, AOL, Johnson & Johnson, AT&T, SanDisk, Virgin, Unilever, Hyundai, and the USO.
Dustin has provided talent to and co-produced comedic segments for hundreds of television shows and networks including ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” TBS’s “Conan,” CBS’s “Late Show with David Letterman,” NBC’s “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” HBO’s “Real Time with Bill Maher,” Comedy Central’s “Workaholics,” NBC Universal’s “The Maury Povich Show,” Disney’s “Hannah Montana,” CBS’s “The Millers,” FOX News Channel’s “Huckabee” and “Stossel,” Showtime’s “Paulytics with Pauly Shore,” WWE’s “Capitol Punishment,” TruTV’s “Friends Of The People,” SiriusXM’s “The Howard Stern Show,” ABC Radio’s “The Sean Hannity Show,” and ESPN’s “#Redes.”
Dustin has collaborated with dozens of new media giants including Will Ferrell and Adam McKay’s Funny or Die, Google’s Barely Political, The Onion, College Humor, MTV’s “Matt’s Apartment,” myISH’s “The Hillywood Show,” South Africa-based “ZANews” and their American property “Puppet Nation,” and TRadioV’s “ManChat.”
Dustin has developed political entertainment content for Conservative Political Action Conference, Republican Leadership Conference, Rick Santorum for President, SIEU/Good Jobs Now, Edward Markey for Senate 2013 (John Kerry special election), and Terry McAuliffe for Governor 2013 (the most highly contested gubernatorial race of that year).
Dustin, his companies, and the artists he has developed, managed, and/or represented have been featured by almost every major news outlet including Breitbart News, InfoWars, Right Side Broadcasting Network, FOX News, MSNBC, CNN, NBC, ABC, CBS, HLN, BBC, NPR, The Blaze, The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Washingtonian, The Associated Press, Bloomberg Businessweek, Forbes, The Huffington Post, The Atlantic, Slate, and Playboy XM.
Prior to entering the entertainment industry, Dustin became active in political advocacy through grassroots activism, investigative journalism, and campaign strategy. In his mid-twenties, over the course of roughly two years, Dustin established himself as an expert on the bipartisan corruption connected to illegal immigration. During this time, Dustin appeared on countless national television and radio programs including CNN’s “Lou Dobbs Tonight,” FOX News Channel’s “Special Report with Brit Hume,” and The Glenn Beck Program, co-hosted a regular radio segment on 960WELI called “Watchdog Wednesdays with Dustin ‘Digger’ Gold,” organized and headlined rallies with members of Community Watchdog Project, an advocacy group he cofounded, coordinated D.C.-based think tanks such as Center For Immigration Studies (CIS), Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), and Immigration Reform Law Institute (IRLI) to help fund a legal battle against the City of New Haven, CT.
Dustin lives in Nashville, TN with his wife, two kids, and dog. He spends most days tracking the news, writing material, and working on various collaborative projects with other political comedians.