Kyra Baker

Kyra Baker

Title: Fact Checker
Education: University of Southern California
Location: Atlanta, GA


  • Fact checker for The Balance, reviewing articles for accuracy and adding inline citations
  • Fact-checks, researches, and edits for the Art Papers Magazine, an Atlanta, Georgia-based art magazine
  • Over 10 years of experience fact checking culture, arts, general publishing, and finance related content.
  • Former science fiction researcher and editor


Kyra Baker is a fact-checker with nearly 10 years of experience working and assisting on editorial projects within the culture, arts, and publishing spaces. For the past eight years, she has worked as a fact-checker at Art Papers Magazine, published by Art Papers, a nonprofit organization with an educational mission to provide accessible forums for presenting contemporary art and culture in the world today. 

Kyra has fact-checked and edited for Rosarium Publishing, the publishers of the science fiction anthology, "Mothership: Tales from Afrofuturism and Beyond." She leverages this experience in her work at The Balance, fact checking content for accuracy across a variety of financial topics.


Kyra earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Southern California, studying political science and cinematic arts.

About The Balance

The Balance, a Dotdash Meredith brand, makes money easy to understand. We give people tools they need to not only make smart financial decisions but also prepare for the experiences they will have along the way. Our team of expert writers and editors have extensive qualifications in the topics they cover, and many of them have MBAs, PhDs, CFPs, and other advanced degrees and professional certifications. We require our writers to use primary sources in their articles, which are also approved by our Financial Review Board and fact-checked. You can learn more about the standards we follow in producing accurate, unbiased content in our editorial policy.