Originally from Detroit, Morris Baxter attended Norfolk State University. He started his career in radio at WOWI in Norfolk, Virginia and, worked at WMYK as the program director for 10 years.
After several job opportunities at WNVA, WPCE, WSVY and as a television entertain report for WAVY (CBS affiliate), Baxter moved to Atlanta as the national promotions manager for Loud/Sony Records working projects for platinum selling artists, including: Wu Tang Clan, Three 6 Mafia, Mobb Deep, Xzibit and Big Pun. He also held the title of Southeast Regional Director of Promotions for Artist Direct/BMG. He later served as national director of promotions, working with such artist as Slum Village and 8Ball. His voice was featured on multiplatinum selling Blackstreet album, Another Level.
Through his words as a public speaker and over the airwaves, Baxter ignites his listeners with his ‘Morris Motivations” as the host of Morning Jazz on Jazz 91.9 WCLK - The Jazz of the City. He is on the Community Advisory Board for Prostate Cancer.