Brad Barnes

KNBU-TV and KNBU-FM Station Manager

Brad Barnes is a senior from Gardner and is majoring in mass media with an emphasis in broadcast. In his fourth semester with KNBU-TV, Brad is serving as the Station Manager, while he also hosts "Coach's Corner." Brad is serving as the Online Video Manager for The Baker Orange and was the Station Manager for KNBU-FM during the 2011-2012 school year. Brad performs as a play-by-play voice for Baldwin High School football and Baker women's basketball.
While at Baker Brad has completed internships at 1320 KLWN in Lawrence and Kansas First News in Topeka. He is preparing for an internship this winter at 1120 KMOX in St. Louis.
He won four Kansas Association of Broadcasters awards in 2012. They included a first place award for a radio research paper, second place in the sports feature and sportscast categories and an honorable mention award for an enterprise news story.
Outside of the media department, Brad is involved in Delta Tau Delta fraternity and films games and practices for the Baker football team. He also assists with pregame audio for the Baker football games.

Recent Stories

Q & A with Dante Simmons

Baker Orange staff writer Megan Henry talks to freshman Dante Simmons about his involvement with Loud Noises, Baker University's improvisational comedy group.

Barnes discusses potential of Baker football team

Hoping to get back to the proud football tradition Baker University was built upon, head football coach Mike Grossner has worked to transform the program back to its promising history. While the past few seasons have seemed to be an effort to build for the future, it is obvious that the future is now.

Baker hosts Keepers of the Legends

The ’Cats collaborated with Keepers of the Legends to bring four former MLB players to give a deeper look into the life priorities and passion for baseball.

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Eagles swoop in to sweep ’Cats


A matchup against Central Methodist University had significance for the Baker University softball team. Not only was it senior night, but the Wildcats found themselves playing the top-rated team in the Heart of America Athletic Conference.

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Greenwood throws no-hitter

Following a sweep over Evangel University April 5, the Baker University softball team continued its winning ways with another sweep over Peru State College and a split against MidAmerica Nazarene University.

Baker sports see success

Junior Brad Barnes discusses how Baker has "crafted a standard of excellence" in the Heart of America Athletic Conference

Wildcats begin conference play with split against CMU

While students were off in various parts of the country enjoying spring break, the Baker University baseball team was at home putting in work for a jam-packed week of games and practices.

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’Cats come away with walk-off wins

After two walk-off wins in three games Friday and Saturday at Sauder Field, the Baker University baseball team was swept by Sterling College Tuesday in Sterling.

Baker loses lead late in overtime

The Baker University women’s basketball team was seconds away from its sixth win of the season Saturday, but fell short in overtime to Evangel University 84-77.

ESPN has lost grasp of what is important


Junior Brad Barnes discusses how ESPN has lost track of true sports coverage.

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