Rob Baykian - Michigan Radio Networks News Director
Rob, a Detroit native, began his broadcasting career more than 25 years ago. The Michigan State University Journalism graduate began his career at WCER in Charlotte, before stints at WFYC in Alma, WDBI in Tawas City, WRBJ in St. Johns and WILS in Lansing. He was also a minority partner and Director of News Operations for the Michigan News Network from 1981 to 1996. That was followed by a switch to television, as Capitol Bureau Chief for WLNS, Lansing’s CBS affiliate, from 1996 to 1998 before returning to network radio at the Michigan Radio Network. Rob’s also been a columnist for the Greater Lansing Business Monthly since 1995. He lives in East Lansing with his wife, Sheila, and their daughter, Charlotte.