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 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.

  • Property owners oppose plans for Bethany crematorium

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

    Bethany property owners oppose the construction of a crematorium and new funeral home. Some don’t like the crematorium being built next to an assisted living home. Planning commissioners will make a recommendation at a meeting Thursday.

  • Two Edmond incumbents didn't draw opponents

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

    Incumbent Mayor Charles Lamb and incumbent Councilwoman Victoria Caldwell did not draw opponents as the filing period ended Wednesday. Mike Fightmaster filed against Councilwoman Elizabeth Waner for the Ward 2 seat.

  • Banking question holds up start of Edmond conference center

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

    Bank financing holds up the start of construction on Edmond’s new hotel and conference center near Covell Road and Interstate 35. Leaders said the issue will be solved and development will move forward.

  • Edmond Exchange for Jan. 31

    BY DIANA BALDWIN | Updated: Sat, Jan 31, 2015

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

  • Edmond survey identifies traffic as a big issue

    By Diana Baldwin, Staff Writer | Updated: Thu, Jan 29, 2015

    A recent survey of Edmond residents identified traffic as the single biggest issue facing the community over the next three years.

  • Edmond Chamber of Commerce names award winners

    By Diana Baldwin, Staff Writer | Published: Wed, Jan 28, 2015

    Businesses and people were honored at the Edmond Area Chamber of Commerce’s 2014 awards banquet.

  • Edmond Exchange for Jan. 24, 2015

    Updated: Fri, Jan 23, 2015

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

  • Downtown Edmond is coming alive

    Diana Baldwin | Updated: Thu, Jan 22, 2015

    The Oklahoman's Diana Baldwin chatted with readers at 2 p.m. Thursday about the latest news and developments in Edmond. Below is an unedited transcript of the chat.

  • Edmond city incumbents to run for re-election

    By Diana Baldwin, Staff Writer | Updated: Mon, Jan 19, 2015

    Edmond’s mayor and two councilwomen announce their plans to run for re-election. Filing starts Feb. 2.

  • In downtown Edmond, 'campus corner' feel will be coming with new mixed-use building

    By Diana Baldwin, Staff Writer | Updated: Mon, Jan 19, 2015

    Downtown Edmond is getting a new 15,683-square-foot building at the corner of Campbell and Broadway. The new building is planned to bring a “campus corner” environment to downtown.

  • Edmond exchange for Jan. 17, 2015

    BY DIANA BALDWIN | Updated: Sun, Jan 18, 2015

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

  • Edmond school administrators seek bond passage

    By Steve Gust, For The Oklahoman | Updated: Wed, Jan 14, 2015

    Edmond, Oklahoma, voters will decide Feb. 10 whether to approve two bond proposals totaling $90.66 million that would pay for safe rooms in every school, transportation, as well as renovations and improvements at nearly every campus in the district. Voters in District 5 will also consider a new board member.

  • Application for controversial Edmond development is withdrawn

    By Diana Baldwin, Staff Writer | Updated: Wed, Jan 14, 2015

    Edmond’s 18 on Park Place application has been withdrawn by its developer after several neighbors complained about the proposed project.

  • Edmond Exchange for Jan. 10, 2015

    Published: Sat, Jan 10, 2015

    Edmond Exchange, a wrap-up of what is going on in Edmond for Jan. 10, 2015.

  • Edmond controversial grocery store application is withdrawn

    By Diana Baldwin, Staff Writer | Published: Thu, Jan 8, 2015

    Developer MVG Development has withdrawn an application for a controversial grocery store on the northwest corner of Coltrane and Covell roads. Neighbors opposed the application.




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