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


  • Threat of bad weather leads Edmond to cancel holiday parade

    BY DIANA BALDWIN dbaldwin@opubco.com | Published: Wed, Dec 4, 2013

    The Edmond Electric Parade of Lights and Mayor's Tree Lighting have been canceled because of possible bad weather. The holiday events will not be rescheduled for this year.

  • Baby born along Edmond street

    BY DIANA BALDWIN dbaldwin@opubco.com | Updated: Tue, Dec 3, 2013

    Two Edmond police detectives helped out when a woman was having her baby along a street Tuesday. The mother and baby are doing well.

  • Edmond downtown ice ready

    BY DIANA BALDWIN dbaldwin@opubco.com | Updated: Mon, Dec 2, 2013

    Curling was the first demonstration at the Edmond Outdoor Skating Rink. The rink will be open until Jan. 5.

  • Edmond offers family a home, bright future

    BY DIANA BALDWIN dbaldwin@opubco.com | Updated: Fri, Nov 29, 2013

    A woman loaded up her car and her three children and headed to Edmond, where her life is going well. She owns her own home, goes to college and has a job.

  • Edmond Exchange column

    BY DIANA BALDWIN dbaldwin@opubco.com | Updated: Wed, Nov 27, 2013

    Edmond Exchange is a weekly column about what is going on in Edmond.

  • Edmond students learn about Oklahoma artifacts

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Wed, Nov 27, 2013

    Artifacts of Oklahoma's Spiro Mounds were brought to the classroom. Ida Freeman Elementary students sculpted clay.

  • Edmond considers buying statue now outside the Houston Astrodome

    BY DIANA BALDWIN dbaldwin@opubco.com | Updated: Wed, Nov 27, 2013

    Edmond City Council members want to spend $90,000 to buy and move a bronze sculpture by artist Dave McGary, who died last month. The artwork is now outside the Houston Astrodome.

  • Giblet the Great is running around Edmond

    BY DIANA BALDWIN dbaldwin@opubco.com | Updated: Tue, Nov 26, 2013

    Giblet the Great will make his first appearance during the Edmond Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving morning. Giblet has issued a challenge to the Thunder's mascot, Rumble the Bison.

  • Edmond gets ready to shine for Christmas

    BY DIANA BALDWIN dbaldwin@opubco.com | Updated: Mon, Nov 25, 2013

    The annual Mayor's Tree Lighting and Edmond Electric Parade of Lights will be Dec. 7 in downtown. The outdoor ice skating rink opens Tuesday.

  • Edmond plans to serve 3,000 Thanksgiving meals

    BY DIANA BALDWIN dbaldwin@opubco.com | Updated: Mon, Nov 25, 2013

    The Edmond Community Thanksgiving Association is preparing to serve 3,000 meals Thanksgiving Day. This is the 32nd year for the free community meal.

  • Gingerhouse builders wanted

    Diana Baldwin | Updated: Mon, Nov 25, 2013

    EDMOND — The fifth annual Gingerbread House Contest at the Edmond Historical Society and Museum is set for Dec.

  • Got questions about Edmond?

    Diana Baldwin | Updated: Sun, Nov 24, 2013

    Edmond Exchange is a weekly column about what is going on in Edmond.

  • What does Edmond need?

    Diana Baldwin | Published: Fri, Nov 22, 2013

    Police officials were granted a supplemental appropriation of $39,000 for a staffing and deployment study of the patrol division of the police department.

  • Help is on the way for Edmond's 33rd and Broadway

    Diana Baldwin | Published: Fri, Nov 22, 2013

    Improvements for the intersection of 33rd Street and Broadway are inching closer to the starting date with all of the rights of way being obtained.

  • No traffic light upsets Edmond neighbors

    BY DIANA BALDWIN dbaldwin@opubco.com | Updated: Thu, Nov 21, 2013

    A fatality accident at the intersection of Countrywood Lane and Santa Fe Avenue in Edmond is part of neighbors in Trails South housing addition's campaign to get a traffic light. City staff said the intersection doesn't meet the criteria needed to add a traffic light.

  • Edmond planners approve Islamic Society's activity building

    BY DIANA BALDWIN dbaldwin@opubco.com | Updated: Thu, Nov 21, 2013

    Islamic Society of Edmond members plan to construct a 8,307-square-foot fellowship activity building next to their mosque at 525 N University. Planning commissioners approve recommending approval of a specific use permit.

  • Edmond Exchange

    Updated: Wed, Nov 20, 2013

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

  • Small Business Saturday is Nov. 30 in Edmond

    BY DIANA BALDWIN dbaldwin@opubco.com | Published: Wed, Nov 20, 2013

    The Edmond Area Chamber of Commerce and Downtown Edmond Business Association are recognizing Small Business Saturday on Nov. 30. The day encourages people to shop at small, local businesses.

  • Damage in Edmond Pizza Hut tops $600,000

    Diana Baldwin | Published: Mon, Nov 18, 2013

    A fire at the Pizza Hut, 921 E Danforth Road, caused more than $600,000 damage, said Mike Barnes, Edmond Fire Department chief of prevention Monday.

  • Got a question about Edmond?

    Diana Baldwin | Updated: Sun, Nov 17, 2013

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