MNA Media Producer and ESL Ministries Assistant Director
Don is a television executive and producer experienced in all phases of media production and production management. Over a 30-year career, Don has created and produced shows for CBS Sports, NBC Syndications, Fox News, Animal Planet, Travel Channel, Hallmark Channel and Sony Television Pictures. He has also worked extensively internationally, developing and producing programs in Japan, Argentina, Finland, Turkey, Ireland and England. Most recently he was a co-founder and Executive Producer for the Titanic Channel, a subscription based on-line digital channel. Don was educated at Valley Forge Military Junior College and Youngstown State University. He also served four years in the US Air Force including a tour in Vietnam. Don is married to Kim Barnhill Baret; they are members of First Presbyterian Church, Coral Springs, Florida where they both sing in the chancel choir. Don is the co-director of the church’s English as a Second Language (ESL) program and teaches ESL Sunday School. In addition, Don and Kim are teacher trainers for MNA’s ESL Ministries.