MICHAEL CONWAY BAKER
With a career as a broadcast journalist, television executive,
and media relations and communications practitioner that spans
more than 35 years, Cam offers a range of practical experience,
analytical skills and political savvy.
For 25 years, Cam was a reporter, foreign correspondent, producer
and on-air host for CBC radio and television. From Ottawa, he reported
on two Canadian federal elections, the Trudeau Minority Government and
visited the Soviet Union. As foreign correspondent he served in
Washington and at the UN, covering a wide range of stories from Watergate
to the 1976 Presidential Election. After returning to Canada, Cam was
News Director of local CBC-TV News in Toronto for four years. He returned
to BC in 1985 and co-hosted the CBC network show ‘The Best Years’.
In 1994 Cam was appointed to head the International Press Centre for the Victoria Commonwealth Games. For two years afterward he wrote a weekly column and edited The West End Times in Vancouver. Then Cam turned his skills to media relations, consulting, production, and training, advising clients on communications strategy and he edited and read news on CKNW during 2001. He is active with non-profit organizations in Vancouver.
For the past several years Cam has been delivering media relations and crisis communications training as a Senior Associate with Jim Stanton & Associates. Cam volunteers in numerous capacities and is currently chair of the Vancouver Remembrance Day Committee and MC at Victory Square. He has the honorary rank of Major in The B.C. Regiment (DCO) and recognized for his service to the Seaforth Highlanders of Canada and the Canadian Navy during their 100th anniversary celebrations in 2010.
Cam is on the board of directors of the Canadian Club of Vancouver, Winston S. Churchill Society of B.C., Royal United Services Institute-Vancouver, and the BC-Yukon CBC Pensioners Association.