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.


  • Two in race for Ward 2 Edmond City Council election Tuesday

    By Diana Baldwin, Staff Writer | Published: Sun, Apr 5, 2015

    Incumbent Elizabeth Waner will face challenger Michael Fightmaster in Tuesday’s Ward 2 city council race in Edmond. People from across the city can vote in the council race.

  • Edmond Exchange for April 4, 2015

    BY DIANA BALDWIN | Updated: Sat, Apr 4, 2015

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

  • Edmond residents to vote on electronic signs

    By Diana Baldwin, Staff Writer | Updated: Wed, Apr 1, 2015

    Three former mayors are challenging Edmond’s electronic message sign ordinance. Voters go to the polls Tuesday to decide if the signs will be allowed in Edmond.

  • Edmond Exchange for Saturday, March 28, 2015

    BY DIANA BALDWIN | Updated: Sat, Mar 28, 2015

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

  • Edmond North High School bomb threat investigation goes to district attorney

    By Diana Baldwin, Staff Writer | Published: Sat, Mar 28, 2015

    Investigation into the threat of a bombing at Edmond North High School has been turned over to the Oklahoma County district attorney’s juvenile division. The former student remains in an inpatient mental health facility.

  • Proposal offered to renovate Edmond's Rodkey House

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

    Edmond Historical Society and Museum is offering to spend $125,000 to renovate and furnish the Rodkey House, one of the oldest houses in Edmond. The society has received a $100,000 anonymous gift for the project.

  • Edmond City Council rejects proposed housing development

    By Diana Baldwin, Staff Writer | Updated: Wed, Mar 25, 2015

    Edmond City Council votes against development with 366 single-family homes near Covell and Coltrane roads. Additional traffic was one of the reasons for the no votes.

  • Edmond Exchange for March 21, 2015

    BY DIANA BALDWIN | Updated: Sat, Mar 21, 2015

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

  • Boy Scout chooses Survivor Tree seeding for Eagle project

    By Diana Baldwin, Staff Writer | Updated: Sat, Mar 21, 2015

    Troy Bodman, of Edmond, build a walkway and benches at the Catholic Pastoral Center in Oklahoma City

  • What to expect at this year's first Heard on Hurd event Saturday

    BY DIANA BALDWIN, dbaldwin@opubco.com | Updated: Thu, Mar 19, 2015

    The Oklahoman's Diana Baldwin and Heard on Hurd organizer Jill Castilla chatted with readers Thursday afternoon.  Join Diana's chat every third Thursday of the month at 2 p.m. Below is an unedited transcript of the chat.

  • Edmond may start charging for bus trips to Oklahoma City

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

    Bus trips from Edmond to Oklahoma City may start costing $6 for round trip tickets. Advertising also may start appearing on the Citylink buses.

  • Boulevard fence is backdrop for Edmond artist

    By Diana Baldwin, Staff Writer | Updated: Sun, Mar 15, 2015

    Edmond artist Jean Wagner is using his fence on Boulevard as the backdrop for his work. He said he enjoys painting. Some have complained about his work.

  • Edmond Exchange, March 14, 2015

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

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

  • Edmond North students threatened with explosives

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

    A bomb-sniffing dog found nothing at the school Friday. Bomb-making materials and plans to cause mass casualties at the high school were found at a student’s home.

  • 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.





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