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Newspaper editor , Reporter

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).


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


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


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


God alone is the Creator and is alone to be worshipped. The creation was made by God alone, and is to be respected and cared for but not worshipped.


The state should not attempt to control the church, nor should the church seek to dominate the state. The separation of church and state should not be misconstrued as the abolition of all religious expression from public life.


Holiness is not just about personal spirituality and prayer. It will also be expressed through a commitment to social justice and to enabling other people to become followers of Jesus.


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


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: water sports, camping.


Married John W. Baker, November 22, 1986. Children: Brynna Danae, Clayton Daniell.

John W. Phillips

Velma (Daniell) Phillips

John W. Baker

Brynna Danae Baker

Clayton Daniell Baker