Art Bell is an American broadcaster who hosted paranormal-themed and consipiracy theory-themed radio shows such as "Coast to Coast AM" and "Dreamland." He retired from broadcasting briefly in 2007, but returned with two new radio shows: "Art Bell's Dark Matter" in 2013 and "Midnight in the Desert" in 2015.
Born Arthur William "Art" Bell, III on June 17, 1945, Bell owned and started the radio station KNYE 95.1 FM, which broadcasts in Pahrump, Nevada. He began his career as a rock music disc jockey. He became a member of the Nevada Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame in 2006 and a member of the National Radio Hall of Fame in 2008.