SEEKING INSIGHT FROM LEADERS IN OUR FIELDS

Produced by the Junior Board of the Chicago/Midwest Chapter
of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences

Episode 14: Geoffrey Baer

TV Host

interviewed by

Anthony Landahl

Nexstar Producer

Geoffrey Baer has been hosting programs for over a quarter century at WTTW. Host Anthony Landahl and Geoffrey talk about how these shows got started, from the Chicago boat tours to tours through the air. The conversation also includes how Geoffrey got interested in television from a young age, why he went back to school for his love of theater, and the significance of public media.

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Rebekah Cowing

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Carmen Vincent

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Anthony Landahl

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Melyssa Guzman

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Tiyen Simmons

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Nihar Gagneja

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Larry Larson

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