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Christopher P. Baker is America’s most quoted Cuba travel expert and guest news personality and appears frequently on CNN, MSNBC, Fox News, NPR and other radio and television news programs and talk shows

Christopher has appeared on ABC, Al Jazeera, BBC, the Canadian Broadcast Corporation, CCTV, CNN, Fox TV’s Fox Magazine, MSNBC, the National Geographic Channel, NBC, NPR (National Public Radio), Shaw TV, SIRIUS XM Radio, TheBlaze TV, and many other nationally syndicated programs speaking about Cuba, Costa Rica, Colombia, travel, and adventure motorcycling.

He has also hosted his own online TV show, ‘Chris Baker’s Palm Springs,’ for BeHereTV; has hosted several segments of LatinEyes TV; and has produced several short web-based TV travel reality segments with Emmy-winner producer Andres Pruna.

Christopher is currently partnered with actor/producer David Soul in production of a cinematic documentary–Cuban Soul–about the restoration in Cuba of Ernest Hemingway’s recently discovered 1955 Chrysler New Yorker convertible.

 

“I give you props… I said ‘Get me a Cuba expert’ and you over-delivered!” 
— SIRIUS XM Radio/ CNN TV host Michael Smerconish to his producer

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Recent television appearances…

Cuba expert Christopher P. Baker TRT World ‘The Newsmakers’ interview  (Nov 29, 2016):

 

 

Cuba travel expert Christopher P. Baker CCTV-America interview with Susan Roberts (Nov 28, 2016):

 

 

Cuba travel expert Christopher P. Baker CCTV-America interview with Elaine Reyes (Aug 31, 2016):

 

 

Cuba travel expert Christopher P. Baker interview with Tomi Lahren on TheBlaze (Mar 22, 2016):

This clip is the property of TheBlaze and is not for redistribution. VIEW BY REQUEST 

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Cuba travel expert Christopher P. Baker CCTV-America interview with Rachelle Akuffo (Mar 22, 2016):

 

Cuba travel expert Christopher P. Baker Al Jazeera interview (Mar 21, 2016):

 

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Cuba travel expert Christopher P. Baker Al Jazeera interview (Mar 21, 2016):

 

Al Jazeera first segment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cuba travel expert Christopher P. Baker CCTV-America interview with Rachelle Akuffo (Feb 23, 2016):

 

Cuba travel expert Christopher P. Baker MSNBC interview with Jonathan Chasehart (Dec 18, 2015):

 

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Cuba travel expert Christopher P. Baker MSNBC interview with Ayman Mohyeldin (Aug 18, 2015):

 

The above clip can also be viewed directly on MSNBC channel

 

Cuba travel expert Christopher P. Baker interview on One America News Network (July 9, 2015):

 

 

Cuba travel expert Christopher P. Baker interview on CCTV (Dec 18, 2014):

 

 

Cuba travel expert Christopher P. Baker interview on CNN (Dec 18, 2014):

 

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Recent radio & podcast appearances…

The Scott Thomson Show (AM900 CHML Canada): Fidel’s death and legacy [BEGIN AT 31:00]

 

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The Ryan Jespersen Show (680 CHED, Canada): Fidel’s death and legacy

 

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NewsTalkEZ (New Zealand) with Rachel Smalley: Fidel’s death and legacy

 

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NPR’s Southern California Public Radio (KPCC): Cuba Tourism

 

NPR Cuba tourism interview Cuba Expert Christopher P Baker

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Locales Network: Cuba Guide


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National Public Radio: Forum with Michael Krasny: KQED – Cuba, One Year After Detente

 

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National Public Radio: Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane: WHYY – Travel to Cuba

National Public Radio: Travel with Rick Steves – Tourism to Colombia is booming… here’s why!
(NOTE: After the introduction, go to 14:00 to hear my segment)

 

Other recent radio interviews…

Newstalk ZB New Zealand: Early Edition with Rachel Smalley: Fidel Castro’s Legacy (Nov 27,2016)

National Public Radio: MPR News with Kerri Miller: Normalizing Cuban relations

National Public Radio: Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer – Update on travel to Cuba

National Public Radio: Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer – Cuba’s Classic Cars

National Public Radio: Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer – Cuba’s iconic song ‘Guantanamera’ explained

BBC World Service Radio. Tribute to Gabriel Garcia Marquez (Apr 18, 2014)

National Public Radio: Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer – You can now travel legally to Cuba

National Public Radio: Travels with Rick Steves: Cuba – What makes Cuba so popular as a travel destination?

And here’s an interview from 2001 with Illinois Public Media about my motorcycle journey in Cuba. (Many of my views about Cuba expressed here have shifted since this interview more than a decade ago, and time has proved me wrong in terms of the post-Fidel succession.)

 

 

More sample TV interviews and segments:

 

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Chris Baker’s Road Wage

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LatinEyes TV Cuba

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The Show: Motorcycling Cuba

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Eye on the Desert: Cuba

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Shaw TV: Costa Rica Pt 1

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YourBigYear… Colombia

 

 

 

To book a radio or TV interview contact Christopher:

send an e-mail or call…

760-327-9879 hm/office
760-285-9827 cel

cpbaker@earthlink.net

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