Baker takes pride in helping students tackle new and existing media, which prepares them for the competitive and ever-changing Communication career field. When not at KALA, he enjoys time with his family.
Tunes follow Baker at work and home because he is an avid listener of all kinds of music, especially from vinyl records. He's also been an amateur radio operator since 1980 and enjoys talking with people all over the world using this global technology.
BA, St. Ambrose University
The Leader (Dispatch-Argus) newspaper
KALA-FM – started as a student
1988 – Galvin Fine Arts Center, Marketing Director; Assistant Operations Manager, SAUtv
1993 – Operations Manager, KALA-FM
WBAP (Dallas, Ft. Worth)
The USA Network
WLRZ Radio (now WBZG, LaSalle-Peru, Illinois)
The Semper Fidelis/Iowa Association of Colored Women's Clubs (IACWC) Excellence in Media & Communication Award, 2011
Hola America Award, 2005
The Doris Pierre Outstanding Volunteer of the Year Award, from the Mississippi Valley Blues Society, 2005