Hood River, OR. Oct. 18, 2014. Radio Tierra Board hired Patricia Baum as its first Station Manager. Paty is an educator with 15 years experience teaching and volunteering in Mexican schools. She co-founded two public libraries and three community-based sea turtle conservation groups. Paty earned a Masters in Environmental Education from University of Guadalajara, Mexico, as well as a BA in film from San Francisco State University.
She is a creative and animated teacher, writer, filmmaker, musician and artist with a strong interest in environmental education. Paty’s excited about working with young people and adults to produce regionally specific radio documentaries about all aspects of life, history, culture and the environment, in the Columbia Gorge.
She returned to Oregon this fall after living in Todos Santos, B.C.S., Mexico for 20 years. A grant from Meyer Memorial Trust made possible hiring a Station Manger.