Ernest White II is a storyteller, explorer, and proponent of reasonable recklessness who has circumnavigated the globe three times. He seeks to bring non-traditional narratives to the mainstream through writing, film, television, and voice overs. His writing includes fiction, literary essay, and travel narrative, having been featured in Time Out London, USA Today, The Manifest-Station, Ebony, Matador Network, National Geographic Traveler’s Brazil and Bradt’s Tajikistan guidebooks, and at the Travel Channel website. Ernest is the creator of multicultural travel portal Fly Brother, nonfiction editor at literary travel journal Panorama, a former assistant editor at Time Out São Paulo, and founding editor of digital men’s magazine Abernathy.
Appearing on the Travel Channel television series Destination Showdown and Jamaica: Bared, as well as in the 2013 documentary film about the dangers of mass tourism, Gringo Trails, Ernest is currently producing a travel series for television. He also works as a voice over artist for radio, film and television, audiobooks, and educational materials, and speaks to youth and adult audiences about the incomparable magic of international travel.
A Florida native, Ernest’s obsessions include Indian curry, the city of São Paulo, and Rita Hayworth.