Edison honors Baker

PIQUA — Edison State Community College presented Steve Baker, WHIO-TV’s northern bureau chief, with an honorary degree of Associate of Humanities during the college’s 41st annual spring commencement ceremony, May 13.

Having attended Edison State in the mid-1970s, Baker was presented with the honorary degree in recognition of his significant contributions to the college, the state of Ohio and attainment of eminence in his professional field.

An expert in the fields of journalism and news coverage, Baker began his career in Piqua at a local radio station in 1970. In 1980, he began reporting for Channel 7 news in Miami, Darke, Shelby, Mercer, and Auglaize counties.