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.
Member Women in Communications, Inc. (coordinator student chapter since 1996, FOI chair 1994-1995).
Married John W. Baker, November 22, 1986. Children: Brynna Danae, Clayton Daniell.