Diana Baldwin
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.

Top Stories


  • Edmond gets prestigious accreditation

    BY DIANA BALDWIN dbaldwin@opubco.com | Published: Sat, Jan 18, 2014

    Edmond becomes the second city in Oklahoma to earn American Public Works Association accreditation. Norman was the first city in the state.

  • Edmond's sales tax growth helps with budget calculations

    BY DIANA BALDWIN Staff Writer dbaldwin@opubco.com | Published: Fri, Jan 17, 2014

    Significant sales tax collections for the last couple of years open the doors for a 7 percent growth to be calculated in next fiscal year's budget. Council members talked about spending some of the extra money on short-term capital projects.

  • Edmond Exchange

    BY DIANA BALDWIN Twitter@edmond_beat | Published: Thu, Jan 16, 2014

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

  • Edmond City Council votes to allow electronic signs

    BY DIANA BALDWIN dbaldwin@opubco.com | Published: Wed, Jan 15, 2014

    The decision in favor of electronic signs was opposed by a former Edmond mayor.

  • Got questions Edmond?

    Diana Baldwin | Updated: Sun, Jan 12, 2014

    The Oklahoman publishes a weekly column about what is going on in Edmond called Edmond Exchange.

  • Better cell service in Edmond to get better

    Diana Baldwin | Updated: Sun, Jan 12, 2014

    Edmond planning commissioners recommended approval of a specific use permit for a cellphone tower on land north of Coffee Creek Road and east of Midwest Boulevard.

  • Edmond academy offers look inside police

    Diana Baldwin | Updated: Sat, Jan 11, 2014

    Residents can get an inside look at the Edmond Police Department during a 13-week Citizens Police Academy that starts Feb.

  • Edmond Christmas tree deadline Friday

    Diana Baldwin | Published: Fri, Jan 10, 2014

    Interested in recycling this year’s Christmas tree?

  • Big-sized development starts in Edmond

    Diana Baldwin | Published: Fri, Jan 10, 2014

    Plans are underway for a new McDonald’s restaurant on the southwest corner of Covell Road and Interstate 35.

  • Edmond Exchange

    | Updated: Wed, Jan 8, 2014

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

  • Edmond-Oklahoma City bus route adds stop at Social Security office

    BY DIANA BALDWIN dbaldwin@opubco.com | Published: Tue, Jan 7, 2014

    Edmond's Citylink express buses to Oklahoma City are now stopping at the Social Security office under construction in northwest Oklahoma City. The city of Edmond made a $63,600 deal with the developers of the new construction for bus services.

  • Edmond ice skating rink's season winds down

    BY DIANA BALDWIN dbaldwin@opubco.com | Updated: Fri, Jan 3, 2014

    Sunday is the last day of this winter for ice skating in downtown Edmond. The rink, at Festival Market Place, opens at noon Saturday and Sunday. It closes at 10 p.m. each day.

  • Washington High School marching band wins Liberty Bowl honors

    BY DIANA BALDWIN dbaldwin@opubco.com | Published: Fri, Jan 3, 2014

    The Washington High School Warriors marching band returned with honors this week from the Liberty Bowl in Memphis, Tenn. The 43-member band performed for the first time in a bowl game.

  • In Edmond: It's a fact

    Diana Baldwin | Updated: Fri, Dec 27, 2013

    The city of Edmond’s internal mission is trustworthy service through continuous Improvement.

  • Edmond's Covell and I-35 coming alive

    Diana Baldwin | Updated: Wed, Dec 25, 2013

    The final plat of Cross Timbers Park Southwest Phase I was approved by the city council.

  • Edmond Covell widening continues

    Diana Baldwin | Updated: Mon, Dec 23, 2013

    Members of the Edmond engineering staff  held a plan review meeting with Oklahoma Department of Transportation officials to clarify a question about the lane widths for the Covell Road widening project from Fairfax Office Park to Interstate 35.

  • Got questions in Edmond?

    Diana Baldwin | Updated: Sun, Dec 22, 2013

    Check out Edmond Exchange, a column that runs in The Oklahoman and on NewsOK about what is happening in Edmond.

  • Community briefs

    | Published: Sat, Dec 21, 2013

    Community briefs

  • Edmond city offices closed

    Diana Baldwin | Published: Fri, Dec 20, 2013

    City offices will be closed Tuesday for Christmas Eve and Wednesday for Christmas Day, and again on New Year’s Day.

  • Shopping in Edmond is for everyone

    Diana Baldwin | Published: Fri, Dec 20, 2013

    EDMOND — Been wanting to check out Edmond’s new Sam’s Club?