Stewart H. Bailey (1985)

2016 Hall of Fame Inductee

After graduating from the University of Kansas with a degree in journalism, Stewart Bailey did what any young lad would do finding himself in New York City and interested in show biz; he became an NBC page. Years earlier, Bailey had an active career at Topeka High: A.F.S., Computer Club, Frisbee Club, Tennis, Thespians, with parts in the plays Bus Stop and The Music Man and a senior year topped with selection to National Honor Society and King of Courts. If at Topeka High he was on stage, in New York he became rooted back stage with numerous assignments such as production assistant at Saturday Night Live, executive producer of NBC’s New Year’s Eve from Times Square, and producer of an NBC special of The Voice in LA. All of this he topped as co-executive producer of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart earning Bailey four Emmys and three Peabody Awards. Currently he is executive producer of Last Call with Carson Daly on NBC.