Shelby Baker

Note: Shelby Baker left WATE in August 2009.

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Shelby Baker

Date of Joining WATE: August 2007

Birthplace/Hometown: Los Angeles, Calif.


  • BA, California State University, Fullerton

Previous Media Experience:

  • Reporter: KNBN in Rapid City, S.D.
  • Anchor: KFDX in Wichita Falls, Texas
  • Reporter: KGUN in Tucson, Ariz.

Personal Information:

    Pet owner: Two cats; Dixie and Oreo and a Doberman named Jenny

Outside Interests/Hobbies:

    working out, volunteer work, and finding cool places in Knoxville

What You Enjoy About Local News:

    I like knowing what's going on in the community so news is the perfect job for me. I also like meeting people and telling their stories.