Kent Ogle anchors Oklahoma s NewsChannel 4's weekday morning show, Oklahoma's most watched morning newscast. He joined the NewsChannel 4 team in 1993 as a general assignment reporter.
Kent began his broadcasting career working at area radio stations including El Reno, Perry, Duncan, Lawton, and Oklahoma City. His television career took off in 1989 at KSWO-TV in Lawton, where he worked as a general assignment reporter. Soon thereafter, Kent spent two years traveling the state for OETA, where he hosted and produced the feature, "On the Oklahoma Road," and reported for Business Oklahoma, Outdoor Oklahoma, and Oklahoma Magazine. Kent also produced and syndicated "The Senate Minute" radio show to 25 radio stations throughout Oklahoma in the late 1980s.
Kent's philanthropic efforts are recognized by the Salvation Army, the Shriners Burn Centers, and the Hope Center. He serves his church as a musician and vocalists on weekends as well as showcasing his singing voice with regular appearances at the Oklahoma Opry.
Kent and his wife, Suzanne, live on an acreage with their two boys, Kane and Jackson.
Life Goal: Good husband, Good Father, Good Friend
Play any sports/Favorite Sport: Golf
Favorite TV Show: Bonanza
Favorite Car: 64 Thunderbird
Most embarrassing moment: Forgetting word to song while Performing
Happiest moment in my life was...: when I remembered the words.
4 notable persons you'd invite to dinner: Henry Kissenger, Jimmy Page, Joe Namath and Dick Fosbury
Favorite food: Hot Link Salad
I have a pet: Golden Retriever
Knew you wanted to be a reporter when : Dad told us about covering certain stories
Best movie of all time: Ben Hur
Hardest part of my job: Doing crime stories involving children
Best part of my job: Meeting new people
Favorite holiday: Christmas
My favorite story of all time: The Gospel
People are surprised when I tell them :I'm not the youngest brother
I like to listen to...: Pat Metheny, Jeff beck, Saosin, Zep, Hendrix
Favorite Books: Bible, historical biographies
I'd jump at the chance to...: Jam with Jeff Beck
Best part of the day: Morning
Favorite place to be other than home & work: Golf course with my sons
Anything else you want viewers to know about you?
My wife is a fantastic cook..the fact that she's beautiful is just a bonus!