Gwen Baumgardner

Gwen Baumgardner

Anchor & Reporter

Gwen Baumgardner is an anchor and reporter for Straight Arrow News. She is a fourth-generation Kansan which is where she started her career in journalism. Gwen primarily covered local politics, but like most journalists in that region, she covered tornadoes too. Her career took a turn when she crossed the pond to go live in London with her husband. There Gwen worked for various news outlets, but spent most of her time at CBS News. She covered the Royals, Brexit, and UK elections. 

Gwen holds a bachelor’s degree in Broadcast News from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. And while overseas, she earned a Master’s in Journalism from the University of London. Outside the newsroom, Gwen is mom to ‘Poncho’, the world’s cutest dog.