About the Podcast

Baylor Connections airs at 11 a.m. Fridays on KWBU-FM. The 30-minute interview program features the people behind Baylor’s teaching, research and distinct role in higher education, while also providing additional information and context to issues facing the university and higher education. In addition to the live radio broadcast each Friday, each episode of “Baylor Connections” will be available on this site or via podcast.

The Host

"Baylor Connections" is hosted by Derek Smith, the well-known public address voice at McLane Stadium and Ferrell Center and radio play-by-play broadcaster for Baylor baseball. Smith is a senior marketing communications specialist at Baylor, where he writes for Baylor Magazine, Baylor Proud and Baylor Family News. He served as news and public affairs director at KWBU from 2006-2011.