Terry Baker

Executive Vice President, Presentation

Terry Baker serves as Al Jazeera America’s Executive Vice President of Presentation, overseeing all program planning and scheduling for the channel.  His responsibilities include coordinating activities between Al Jazeera America’s television channel, Web and mobile platforms with support from departments such as marketing, press, ad sales, research and affiliate relations. Prior to joining Al Jazeera America, Baker served as EVP of Production at Current TV, where he built the channel’s live programming slate, as well as acquiring and scheduling other programming.

Prior to that, Baker was part of the launch team at FOX Business Network, serving as Executive Producer for primetime and weekend programming.  Baker also worked at CNN for six years, including as a Senior Executive Producer for “Anderson Cooper 360” and as a senior producer for “Newsnight with Aaron Brown.” Earlier in his career, he worked as ABC News including as a producer for “Good Morning America,” and at WNBC-TV in New York, the flagship of the NBC affiliate network, where he served as the News Director.  Baker is a multiple Emmy Award winner and the recipient of AP and Headliner awards, as well as a New York Festival World Medal for coverage of the Iraq War. 

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