Kyra Baker

Kyra Baker

Fact Checker
University of Southern California


  • 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.