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Danette P. Baker

Danette P. Baker, American newspaper editor, reporter. Recipient Howard Scripps Journalism award, Indiana University, 1991, award for general reporting, Rolling Stone magazine, New York City, 1991, award for general column writing, Associated Press Managing Editors, Texas, 1996. Member Women in Communications, Inc. (coordinator student chapter since 1996, FOI chair 1994-1995).

Background

  • Baker, Danette P. was born on November 6, 1963 in Lubbock, Texas, United States. Daughter of John W. and Velma (Daniell) Phillips.

  • Education

    • Associate of Applied Science in Graphic Arts, South Plains College, Levelland, Texas, 1987. Bachelor of Science in Journalism, West Texas State University, 1991.

    Career

    • Lifestyles reporter Lubbock (Texas) Avalanche-Journal, 1991-1992, lifestyles editor, since 1992. Advisory board Lubbock County Extension, since 1994.

    Politics

    Christians should commit themselves to pray for personal and national spiritual revival and cultural renewal.

    Religion

    People need not just to accept but also to grow in relationship with God. God's grace and love constantly prompts and seeks to transform people, and so they should continually seek and pray to grow in holiness and love.

    Denomination: Baptist

    Views

    Christianity is not merely a list or rules of what one can and cannot do, but rather a means to develop a close relationship with God, Jesus, and the Holy Spirit.

    Membership

    Member Women in Communications, Inc. (coordinator student chapter since 1996, FOI chair 1994-1995).

    Personality

    Interests

    Water sports, camping.

    Connections

    • Married John W. Baker, November 22, 1986. Children: Brynna Danae, Clayton Daniell.
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    Born November 6, 1963
    (age 53)
    • 1987
      South Plains College
    • 1991
      West Texas State University
    • 1991 - 1992
      Lifestyles reporter Lubbock (Texas) Avalanche-Journal
    • 1992
      Lifestyles reporter Lubbock (Texas) Avalanche-Journal