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Richard Douglas James Baker
15 June 1925
|Died||17 November 2018 (aged 93)|
|Occupation||Broadcaster for BBC News|
|Spouse(s)||Margaret Martin (m. 1961–2018)|
Jane Isobel Baker (née Baxter)
Richard Douglas James Baker OBE RD (15 June 1925 – 17 November 2018) was an English broadcaster. He was best known as a newsreader for BBC News from 1954 to 1982. He was the first reader of the BBC Television News (in voiceover) in 1954.
- Supplement to the London Gazette, 12 June 1976. Retrieved 17 November 2018
- Thumim, Janet (16 December 2004), Inventing television culture, Oxford: OUP, , https://books.google.com/books?id=41SfFF4ypmEC&pg=PA54
- "Former BBC News Presenter Richard Baker dies at 93 • News". 17 November 2018. https://tvnewsroom.org/news/former-bbc-news-presenter-richard-baker-dies-at-93-190863/. Retrieved 17 November 2018.