The National Catholic Review

A Catholic Broadcaster

February 14 Podcast
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Veteran broadcaster William F. Baker talks about his long career at WNET, the flagship public television station in New York, and how his Catholic identity nourished him in his work. Baker looks back on "Great Performances," "Religion & Ethics Newsweekly" and two films he helped to produce on Jesus and Mary in art. Drawing on his relationship with Cardinal John J. O'Connor, he also offers some lessons for the church on how to deal with the secular media.