Winthrop P. Baker Jr.,
72, a former president of Westinghouse Broadcasting and a broadcast pioneer in Maryland and elsewhere, has died. He was 72.
Mr. Baker, who died June 7 at Norwalk Hospital in Connecticut, began his broadcasting career in Louisiana in 1954 as a director for WJNR-TV in New Orleans. He then worked as a producer for WBRZ-TV in Baton Rouge and program director for KLFY-TV in Lafayette.