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 Nov. 21, 2014

    By Diana Baldwin, Staff Writer | Updated: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

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

  • Chat recap: Edmond wants better roads

    BY DIANA BALDWIN, dbaldwin@opubco.com | Updated: Thu, Nov 20, 2014

    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. NewsOK 1:21 p.m. Hey everyone. We'll get started with our Edmond chat at 2 p.m., but you can start submitting your questions now. Diana Baldwin 2:00 p.m. Welcome to Edmond Live Chat! Send your questions about everything Edmond my way and let's talk. Leon 2:01 p.m. Are we ever going to get a Dairy Queen? White Castle? Diana Baldwin 2:02 p.m.

  • Edmond Exchange for Nov. 15

    BY DIANA BALDWIN | Updated: Sat, Nov 15, 2014

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

  • First round: Edmond residents 1; proposed grocery store 0

    By Diana Baldwin, Staff Writer | Published: Wed, Nov 12, 2014

    Large group opposed two variances that would have made way for a grocery store at Covell and Coltrane roads. Their opposition helped Edmond City Council members unanimously decide to vote down the requests.

  • Edmond Exchange

    BY DIANA BALDWIN | Updated: Sat, Nov 8, 2014

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

  • Oklahoma City metro-area Republican candidates gain victories

    By Diana Baldwin, Staff Writer | Updated: Wed, Nov 5, 2014

    In Cleveland County, Harold Haralson, a Republican from Norman, won over Cal Hobson, a Lexington Democrat, in the District 3 county commission race.

  • Oklahoma elections: Oklahoma City metro-area county commissioner candidates ready for Tuesday's election

    By Diana Baldwin, Staff Writer | Published: Sun, Nov 2, 2014

    Voters will go to the polls in many counties across the state to elect Districts 1 and 3 county commissioner candidates. A wrap-up of what is happening in the metro area.

  • Craft beer house is approved for downtown Edmond

    By Diana Baldwin, Staff Writer | Updated: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    The site plan for The Patriarch Craft Beer House and Lawn in downtown Edmond has been approved. Owners plan to convert a 111-year-old Victorian house at 9 E Edwards.

  • Edmond hotel and conference center construction set to begin at first of the year

    By Diana Baldwin, Staff Writer | Updated: Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    Edmond planning commissioners Tuesday approved the site plan for a new hotel and conference center in Edmond. The public-private project will be constructed on the northeast corner of Sooner Road and Covell Road.

  • Edmond chat: Patriarch Craft Beer House expected to be ready for business by spring

    BY DIANA BALDWIN, dbaldwin@opubco.com | Updated: Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    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. NewsOK 1:19 p.m. Hey everyone. Diana will be logging in at 2 p.m., but you can start submitting questions now. Diana Baldwin 2:01 p.m. It is 2 p.m. and time for the Edmond Live Chat. Send me your questions. We already have some, so we will get started. Tia 2:02 p.m. What are the start dates for the big road projects involving Broadway in Edmond? Diana Baldwin

  • Tom Hill speaks at annual Mayor's Prayer Breakfast in Edmond

    By Diana Baldwin, Staff Writer | Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    Tom Hill, chairman of the board for Kimray Inc., says he runs his worldwide business using a bibical principle. He spoke Tuesday at the annual Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast in Edmond.

  • City of Edmond says U.S. Senior Open golf championship sales tax calculations top $630,000

    By Diana Baldwin, Staff Writer | Published: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    U.S. Senior Championship sales brought in more than $630,000 in extra sales tax revenue. The city is still working to get an up to $250,000 incentive from the Oklahoma Tax Commission.

  • Schools across Oklahoma can continue selling food at fundraisers, officials rule

    By Diana Baldwin, Staff Writer | Updated: Sat, Oct 18, 2014

    Oklahoma students can continue with their fundraising efforts as in years past after state Board of Education members Friday granted exemptions in a federal law monitoring snacks in schools.

  • Edmond Exchange for Oct. 17, 2014

    By Diana Baldwin, Staff writer | Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

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

  • Oklahoma students drop, cover and hold on in case of an earthquake

    By Diana Baldwin, Staff Writer | Updated: Thu, Oct 16, 2014

    Third-grade Guthrie students learned what to do in case of an earthquake. A nationwide earthquake drill with more than an estimated 20 million people worldwide is planned for 10:16 a.m. Thursday. Remember to drop, cover and hold on.

  • Edmond exchange, Oct. 9

    Updated: Thu, Oct 9, 2014

    Edmond exchange, Oct. 9, 2014

  • Oklahoma boy, 5, is improving after getting new liver

    By Diana Baldwin, Staff Writer | Updated: Sat, Oct 4, 2014

    Jaxon Saenz, 5, of Edmond, Oklahoma, received a liver transplant this week in a St. Louis hospital. He is off the oxygen and improving every day.




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