Longtime sports anchor Dave “Buzz” Baker (Beta Delta–Georgetown ’79) was inducted into the Kentucky Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame as part of its 2022 class on Monday, September 26th during KBA’s Annual Conference at the Owensboro Convention Center.
Dave Baker has been a TV sports anchor, reporter, and account executive since 1982. Dave appears on-air throughout news, sports and special events programming in addition to hosting a variety of University of Kentucky and SEC televised events including play-by-play for UK basketball. Dave has been involved with the broadcast of events for the Southeastern Conference for nearly two decades.
Dave has a long history of community commitment and involvement and has been honored by both the Kentucky State House and Senate.
Dave has spoken at a number of Conviviums and has been actively involved with Beta Delta. He has now been the featured speaker at the 2012 Emerging Leaders Academy and the 2013 Number I’s Leadership Institute. He is the preceptor of the Candler Court of Honor and is a spokesman for the Loyal Order. In 2013, during Session II of the 75th Convention in San Antonio, Texas, Knight Commander William E. Dreyer conferred upon Dave the Knight Commander’s Accolade, the highest individual honor presented to a KA brother.