Chuck N. Baker
Chuck N. Baker is a multi-talented communicator who is equally at home in several fields of journalism.
The founder and former editor of what has become Nevada's popular military veterans publication, Baker served in numerous editorial positions at some of the top media companies in Las Vegas. Most recently he invested 14 years as the editor and publisher of the Veterans Reporter newspaper. Prior to that, he was the editor of the suburban Boulder City News. From 1989 through 1994 he was the Real Estate Editor of the Las Vegas Review Journal. He also served as a commentator for a top-rated real estate show on KNXT-TV Channel 13; and was a news reporter and anchor on Las Vegas ONE all-news television. For many years he produced and hosted radio shows on KNUU-AM and KKVV-AM in Las Vegas. He currently hosts shows on KLAV-AM and is an active freelance contributor to numerous local, national and international publications.
While serving in the U.S. Army, Baker was an editor and writer for the post newspaper at Fort Riley, Kansas. He later served in combat in Vietnam with the 1st Infantry Division where he received the Combat Infantryman's Badge and the Purple Heart, as well as a promotion to the rank of Specialist Four.
He is the author of three published books, "The Rockin' Fifties, A Rock & Roll Scrapbook,", "How Virtually Anybody Can Buy Real Estate." and "Flowers For Princess Diana" (co-written with Englishman Ian Jackman). He is also the writer/producer of the award-winning instructional home video, "Basic Real Estate Investing."
In October of 2014, he directed and produced the following documentary, "VETERANS: A Motion Picture," an attempt to de-stigmatize the negative image many individuals have of servicemen and women who return to civilian life. (Available on Amazon and eBay)
He attended Wright Jr. College in Chicago, Los Angeles City College and California State University in Los Angeles, as well as LaSalle School of Law in Chicago, where he earned a Bachelor of Laws degree. He has also studied television news reporting at the University of Maryland.