Dan Baynes AKA “cableman dan” was born in East Lansing, Michigan on June 5th, 1953 — a Gemini with 5 planets in “Air” signs. Grew up in upstate NY and Ohio and migrated to the West Coast in 1971. Graduated with A. A. degree from Palomar College, in San Marcos, Ca. where his radio career started on a 500 watt microwave radio station KSM. Relocated to Santa Cruz, Ca and hosted Native American, Reggae, and Public Affairs programs on KZSC.
Programmed “Free Form” late night radio at Antioch College on WYSO in Yellow Springs, Ohio and on WXPN from University of Pennsylvania. Returned to school and received a diploma from the Connecticut School of Broadcasting in West Palm Beach, Fla.
Worked at WDVR in Sergeantsville, NJ for 15 years programming American Indian, Reggae, Folk, Bluegrass and Jazz
Dan Baynes hosts Turtle Island and Reggae & World Rythmns, which airs every Sunday evening at 7pm and 8-10pm respectively, on wnti.org.
Dan Baynes, Deejay Personality