Gilbert Maddox (d. 2013) was a Detroit broadcaster known for his Profiles in Black television show.


Gilbert Maddox was a broadcaster, educator and historian, and is best known to many Detroiters as the host and producer of "Profiles in Black" -- an interview show  on Channel 4 in Detroit during the 1970s that showcased African Americans from Joe Louis to basketball star Dave Bing..


"Profiles’ " Portrayal of African Americans 1969-1979: Detroit's Direct Response to Negative Stereotypes, Alice Tait, Michigan Academician, 1989.