Geoffrey Baer

Geoffrey Baer
Geoffrey Baer | Courtesy WTTW
Geoffrey Baer is a multiple Emmy Award-winning producer and program host for WTTW in Chicago. He is best known as the host and writer of WTTW’s popular feature-length specials about Chicago architecture and history including "Chicago’s Lakefront," "Chicago by Boat: the New River Tour," "Chicago’s Loop: a Walking Tour," and "Chicago by ‘L’: Touring the Neighborhoods," as well as six programs covering virtually all of Chicago’s suburban areas. He took viewers on a culinary tour in "The Foods of Chicago: a Delicious History," which was nominated for a coveted James Beard Award, and explored the surprising side of the city in Hidden Chicago. His seventeenth special, "Biking the Boulevards" debuted in the fall of 2010. Mr. Baer also appears regularly on WTTW’s flagship nightly public affairs program "Chicago Tonight" answering viewers’ questions about Chicago architecture and history in a segment called Ask Geoffrey. Look for an all-new tour program, "Chicago’s Loop," to premiere on WTTW in late November 2011.