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Adam Snider joined Oklahoma's News Channel 4 Team as a General Assignment Reporter/Multi Media Journalist in July of 2014. He reports for the 4 p.m., 5 p.m., 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. newscasts.
Before joining KFOR-TV, Adam worked as a weekend anchor at KAMR-NBC 4 in Amarillo, Texas. Adam graduated with a degree in Broadcast Journalism from West Texas A&M University.
Adam was born and raised in the Lone Star State, but is excited to live in a more Sooner State of mind.
When he’s not reporting you can catch him riding his bike around Lake Hefner, walking his dog ‘Rillo, or sampling plenty of OKC eatery.
Here's some fun facts about Adam Snider:
Hometown... Stinnett, Texas
Life Goal... Fulfilling career in broadcasting
Most embarrassing moment... Friendly bank teller once asked to see a picture of my dog. Long story short, there was a miscommunication….I showed her a picture of my mom. Never went back.
Knew you wanted to be a reporter when… I would watch 60 minutes growing up, the news bug just stuck.
Best part of my job... The ability to tell stories using several different mediums.
Biggest life achievement/made mom & dad proud when I... Started working for KFOR in OKC!
Favorite place to be other than home & work... Back in the metropolis known as Stinnett, Texas.
Anything else you want viewers to know about you? There’s nothing better to me than meeting new people. If you see me out and about come chat!


Recent Articles
  • Mistake or discrimination? Meeting’s agenda outrages Citizen Potawatomi Nation

    Wording on a meeting’s agenda leaves portions of the Native American Community outraged. It all stems from Item 9 in Shawnee’s Commissioners meeting on Monday. The item read in part …”Discussion, consideration, and possible action regarding possible conflicts of interest between commission members, and Tribal Nations.” Two current commissioners on the Shawnee City Board are members of Native American Tribes. Problem is, usage of the word ‘Tribal Nations’ was a mistake by City Attorney, Mary Ann Karns. “I’m here to […]

  • Local Sheriff troubled by results from undercover alcohol operation

    YUKON, Okla. – An undercover operation unfolds a troubling trend in Canadian county. With back to school in full swing, the Sheriff’s office sent a minor into 17 convenience stores near Yukon and Mustang to try to buy beer. Nearly half the stores failed the check, results officials say could’ve been prevented if the clerks had simply done their jobs. “Unfortunately there’s some retail businesses that put profits before the safety of kids,” said Chris West with the Canadian County Sheriff’s […]

  • Reward offered for tips in Bridge Creek vandalism case

    BLANCHARD, Okla. – Criminals in Bridge Creek remain at large, more than a month after targeting the high school’s football facilities. But now the Grady County Sheriff’s office has changed the game in their investigation. “Grady County Crime Stoppers is offering a reward for information, upon the arrest and conviction of the subjects,” said Corporal Ryan Lake. The vandals left behind a mess you have to see to believe, and a bill for the school that’s rising by the thousands. “They trashed […]

  • Update: Muslim advocacy groups demanding Oklahoma politician’s resignation, representative refuses

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Two high profile Republicans in Oklahoma are under fire, stemming from controversial comments made online. Several organizations met inside the state capitol Wednesday, calling for apologies and resignations. Last week, State Representative John Bennett sent out a warning on Facebook, in which he said in part: “The Quran clearly states that non-Muslims should be killed…be wary of individuals who claim to be Muslim American, be especially wary if you’re Christian.” OKLAHOMA LAWMAKER’S REMARKS ON MUSLIM BELIEFS SPARKS […]

  • Holtzclaw

    New: Oklahoma City police officer accused of sex crimes bonds out of jail

    UPDATE: 9/5/2014 – An officer accused of several sex crimes while on the job bonded out of jail Friday morning. Earlier this week a judge reduced the bond for Daniel Holtzclaw, an Oklahoma City police officer. Holtzclaw is facing several criminal charges following an investigation that lasted several months. During traffic stops on the city’s northeast side, Holtzclaw is accused of forcing several women to perform sexual favors. So far, eight alleged victims have come forward. According to court records, the sexual assaults […]

  • Charity under scrutiny for allegedly taking advantage of homeless OKC family

    OKLAHOMA CITY – It started with the promise of a better life, and a fresh start. Now one homeless family is in the middle of an Oklahoma City charity group’s controversy. “We’re just a family that was down on its luck,” said Toni Talley. “Just trying to get back up.” Talley and her family were homeless living near an Oklahoma City park, when they were approached by members of a group called ‘Love Thy Neighbor – Oklahoma City Chapter.’ The […]

  • Update: Two men arrested in officer-involved shooting

      OKLAHOMA CITY – A woman was killed in an officer-involved shooting Wednesday evening after she tried to run over an officer her car. According to Oklahoma City Police, undercover police officers were in an unmarked vehicle during a narcotics investigation. The officers reportedly got out of the vehicle at a convenience store near Melrose and Rockwell and identified themselves to one female, Karen Cifuentes, 20, who was in the driver’s seat of a vehicle, and two males, Juan Aguilera, 24, […]

  • School Classroom / Education

    Oklahoma loses ‘No Child Left Behind’ waiver after scrapping Common Core standards

    UPDATED:  Janet Barresi, State Superintendent of schools, announced that the state of Oklahoma will not be losing any federal dollars. Instead, the state will have adjust the way the funds are spent. Barresi confirmed that the total amount coming to Oklahoma from USDE is $372,841,126. Total funds coming to Oklahoma from USDE- $372,841,126 pic.twitter.com/yZ3QasfiPT — Ok State Dept of Ed (@oksde) August 28, 2014 .@JanetBarresi supported CC, but says after engaging with Oklahomans about issues w/standards she believed in writing […]

  • “I’m very, very grateful for Oklahoma,” Shawnee tornado victim finally headed home

    SHAWNEE, Okla. – More than one year after a devastating EF-4 tornado tore through the countryside near Shawnee, one tornado victim is making new strides in her recovery. Ida Hernandez is headed home, leaving Oklahoma behind to be reunited with family in California. “I had hitched a ride with an 18 wheeler, just on my way here and there,” said Ida. “I just decided that I needed to see some things I hadn’t seen. So I got here to Oklahoma, and boy did […]

  • ‘He was sick,’ Parent’s blood boiling after AC breaks in elementary school

    YUKON, Okla. – Parents are turning up the heat after a malfunction in the air conditioning unit leaves Mustang Trails Elementary students allegedly sweating it out in the classroom. “He was sick,” said one concerned parent, speaking on her son’s experience. “It made him sick to his stomach Friday.” That parent wishes to remain anonymous, but she’s not alone in her sentiment. “I just don’t understand why they’re having the kids go to school with it being that hot,” said Jason Price, whose […]

  • DOGS

    Abandoned dogs in need of new homes

    LUTHER, Okla. – Seven adorable dogs, left for dead in an Eastern Oklahoma county home are on the road to recovery, taking it one paw at a time. The owner packed up and left Luther, Oklahoma in early August to live with relatives. “He was lost you know, so he decided to go live with his daughters,” said neighbor Mike Grove. “When he did that he had 35 dogs, but got rid of 28 of them.” Which leaves seven pups neglected, […]