Diana Baldwin
Local News Sr. Reporter

Diana Baldwin has been an Oklahoma journalist since 1976 and came to The Oklahoman in 1991. She covered the Oklahoma City bombing and covered the downfall of Oklahoma City police forensic chemist Joyce Gilchrist misidentifying evidence. She wrote the original stories about the wrongdoings at Feed the Children. She came to The Oklahoman as the features editor. She covered the courts and law enforcement most of her career. She is now assigned to cover all aspects of Edmond. Baldwin has won more than four dozens state, regional and national awards for her work. She is a founding member of FOI Oklahoma, the state's freedom of information organization. Before coming to The Oklahoman, Baldwin worked at Duncan and Ardmore newspapers. She is a University of Oklahoma graduate.


  • Edmond, UCO officials discuss possible performing arts center

    By Diana Baldwin, Staff Writer | Updated: Thu, Mar 12, 2015

    University of Central Oklahoma and city of Edmond officials are talking about a partnership to build a performing arts center. So far, obstacles include money and location.

  • Edmond, Arcadia reach water agreement

    By Diana Baldwin, Staff Writer | Updated: Thu, Mar 12, 2015

    Edmond city officials have agreed to sell 50,000 gallons of water a day to the town of Arcadia. The agreement is for 35 years.

  • Edmond Exchange

    Published: Sat, Mar 7, 2015

    Edmond Exchange, a weekly wrap-up about what is going on in Edmond, OK.

  • Neighbor saves woman from burning house in Edmond

    By Diana Baldwin, Staff Writer | Updated: Thu, Mar 5, 2015

    A fire destroyed a house Thursday at 1509 Dalton Circle in Edmond. Fire Battalion Chief Shawn Horn said a woman was pulled from the burning home by a neighbor.

  • Edmond planning commissioners deny contested zoning

    By Diana Baldwin, Staff Writer | Updated: Thu, Mar 5, 2015

    Edmond planning commissioners denied an application to rezone property for a new single family housing addition with 366 lots. The city council will make a final decision March 23.

  • Tornado shelters, football stadium high on Edmond list

    By Steve Gust, For The Oklahoman | Published: Wed, Mar 4, 2015

    School board members agreed Monday to spend $45 million to get started on projects approved by Edmond voters.

  • Edmond residents' traffic complaints prompt online survey, plans for improvement

    By Diana Baldwin, Staff Writer | Updated: Tue, Mar 3, 2015

    People who responded to the Edmond 2014 Citizen Satisfaction Survey said traffic is the single biggest issue facing the city over the next three years. The busiest intersection in Edmond, Oklahoma, is 33rd Street and Broadway with an average of 65,328 vehicles a day.

  • Edmond's municipal election is April 7, not Tuesday

    By Diana Baldwin, Staff Writer | Updated: Fri, Feb 27, 2015

    A postcard urging people to vote for Ward 2 candidate Mike Fightmaster on Tuesday gives the wrong day for the election. Edmond’s municipal election is April 7.

  • Edmond Exchange, Feb. 28, 2015

    Published: Sat, Feb 28, 2015

    Edmond Exchange, a weekly wrap-up of what is going on in Edmond.

  • What's the latest on The Patriarch in Edmond?

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Thu, Feb 26, 2015

    The Oklahoman's Diana Baldwin chatted with readers Thursday about downtown Edmond roads, restaurants and businesses. Join her chat every third Thursday of the month at 2 p.m. Below is an unedited transcript of the chat.

  • Edmond residents say traffic is single biggest issue

    By Diana Baldwin, Staff Writer | Updated: Thu, Feb 26, 2015

    Edmond officials want to know the top three traffic hot spots. An online form is available for the next two weeks.

  • Thieves cause latest delay for Edmond's softball fields

    By Diana Baldwin, Staff Writer | Published: Wed, Feb 25, 2015

    Copper thieves hit Edmond’s new softball fields. Damage was estimated at $100,000.

  • Edmond Exchange for Feb. 21, 2015

    BY DIANA BALDWIN | Updated: Sun, Feb 22, 2015

    Edmond Exchange, a weekly wrap-up of what is going on in Edmond

  • Questions prompt delay for Edmond zoning request

    By Diana Baldwin, Staff Writer | Updated: Thu, Feb 19, 2015

    An application to rezone property for the proposed Lakes at Cross Timbers in Edmond has been delayed nuntil March 3. The decision followed claims of deficiencies in the application.

  • Edmond couple plan petition for partisan city elections

    By Diana Baldwin, Staff Writer | Updated: Tue, Feb 17, 2015

    Darrell and Judy Wooster, Edmond residents, want the city charter amended so there are partisan city elections instead of nonpartisan. The amendment would change the dates of the elections.

  • Edmond Exchange for Feb. 14, 2015

    BY DIANA BALDWIN | Updated: Sat, Feb 14, 2015

    Edmond Exchange, a weekly wrap-up of what is going on in Edmond.

  • Edmond seeks volunteers for advisory panel

    By Diana Baldwin, Staff Writer | Updated: Fri, Feb 13, 2015

    Edmond City Council members have approved a task force to evaluate capital improvements the city needs. Council members are looking at asking voters to extend a half-cent sales tax.

  • Doug Hall named fire chief of Edmond, Oklahoma

    By Diana Baldwin, Staff Writer | Published: Thu, Feb 12, 2015

    Interim Edmond Fire Chief Doug Hall was named the city’s new fire chief. Hall has more than 25 years experience with the Edmond Fire Department.

  • Edmond Exchange for Feb. 7, 2015

    By Diana Baldwin, Staff Writer | Updated: Fri, Feb 6, 2015

    Edmond Exchange, a weekly wrap-up of what is going on in Edmond.

  • Edmond's Mitch Park YMCA is one year old

    By Diana Baldwin, Staff Writer | Updated: Thu, Feb 5, 2015

    The Mitch Park YMCA and Aquatic Center celebrated its first anniversary Tuesday. The project was a partnership with the city, schools and the YMCA.




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