Chet Garner

Chet loves Texas and loves Bar-B-Q, which means he considers his job to be the greatest job on earth. Chet is the creator, executive producer, writer, editor, and host of the five-time Emmy-award winning “The Daytripper.” Chet is also a proud husband, proud father of 3, eagle scout, monthly contributor to Texas Highways Magazine, and firm believer in John 10:10 – “I have come that you may have life, and live it to the fullest.”     TWITTER    INSTAGRAM

Richie Lozano

Richie is a Producer and Editor of The Daytripper, as well as the magic man behind the camera. Oh yeah, he’s also a two-time Emmy-award winning producer.

Daniel Mecey


A Texan native and Christ follower, Daniel is an editor on The Daytripper, proud husband and father of two. To his friends and family he may be called Daniel, but on the road the crew knows him as “Pantsless Dan.” Don’t ask…  INSTAGRAM

Linsey Thut

Linsey started out as an intern and Daytripper fan-girl, and has worked her way up to Writer and Web/Social Media Editor. A sixth generation Texan, she feels so blessed to get paid to write about Texas while hanging out with the crew of her favorite TV show! INSTAGRAM

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Kellie Baldwin

Kellie BaldwinKellie began as the lowly production intern, but progressed quickly to a full-fledged member of The Daytripper team. She now runs the field audio equipment, and is lovingly known as “Audio Bear.”