Brian Brinkley is Oklahoma’s NewsChannel 4’s Sports Director.

Brian has been at KFOR since 1990, when he was a production assistant at News Channel 4. He was a sports anchor and reporter from 1992 to 2015, and was the weekend sports anchor from 1996 to 2015.

Brian is a lifelong resident of the Oklahoma City area, and grew up watching Channel 4 before becoming part of the KFOR family.

Before coming to KFOR, he was an intern at WWLS and was sports director at KGOU Radio.

Brian has received statewide attention for his reporting and anchoring.
He is a three-time finalist for Oklahoma Sportscaster of the Year, and has been honored with two awards from the Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters for small market sports reporting and sportscasting.

A graduate of the University of Oklahoma, Brian received a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism with a double major in Philosophy.

Brian lives in Edmond with his wife and daughter.


Recent Articles
  • OU’s Baker Mayfield Apologizes for Arrest Again in Media Gathering

    Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield met with the media on Tuesday for the first time since his arrest on February 25 in Arkansas on charges of public intoxication, disorderly conduct, and resisting arrest. Mayfield issued an apology for his arrest via social media a few days after the arrest, but had not spoken to the media since then. OU held their first spring football practice on Tuesday, and Mayfield addressed the arrest with reporters afterwards.  

  • Reports: OSU’s Jawun Evans Turning Pro

    Multiple reports out Tuesday indicate Oklahoma State guard Jawun Evans has decided to turn pro and will enter his name in the NBA Draft. Some reports say Evans has signed with an agent and will keep his name in the Draft regardless. Evans averaged over 19 points a game last season for the Cowboys as a sophomore. Evans had indicated previously he was leaning towards returning to OSU, but since that time, head coach Brad Underwood departed to take the […]

  • Sooners Meet Washington in Seattle for Trip to OKC

    Oklahoma’s women’s basketball team will have to win a true road game in the second round of the NCAA Tournament to earn a spot in the Sweet 16 in the Oklahoma City Regional in the NCAA Tournament. The Sooners face third seeded Washington in the second round on Monday at 8:00 pm central time at Alaska Airlines Arena in Seattle, Washington. It will be the third straight year OU has played the Huskies, having beaten them in Norman two years […]

  • Sooner Women Prepare for Virtual Road Game in NCAA Tournament

    .@OU_WBBall coach Sherri Coale on #Sooners opponent Saturday, Gonzaga. pic.twitter.com/DmeCkrZOpV — SoonerSportsNetwork (@OUontheAir) March 17, 2017 .@OU_WBBall coach Sherri Coale on playing in front of partisan crowds in Seattle. #Sooners face Gonzaga Sat. pic.twitter.com/Qt9PzosHgP — SoonerSportsNetwork (@OUontheAir) March 17, 2017 #Sooners guard Maddie Manning on having played in Seattle last year. OU faces Gonzaga Saturday in #NCAATournament pic.twitter.com/1KL41TBZgz — SoonerSportsNetwork (@OUontheAir) March 17, 2017 #Sooners guard Gioya Carter on two weeks of practice leading up to #NCAATournament. pic.twitter.com/mugMWWjG4j — SoonerSportsNetwork […]

  • UCO Hockey Wins Second National Championship

    The University of Central Oklahoma returned to Edmond on Wednesday as national champions for the second time in the last three years. UCO won the American Collegiate Hockey Association national championship on Tuesday night in Columbus, Ohio, with a 3-0 win over Ohio University.  

  • Cowboys Ready To Wrestle At NCAA Championships

    Oklahoma State’s second-ranked wrestling team begins its quest for a 35th national team championship on Thursday, March 16, as the NCAA Wrestling Championships begin in St. Louis, Missouri. OSU has not won a team title since 2006 and will be looking for their 35th title in school history. The Cowboys will have a wrestler at all ten weights. Oklahoma has eight wrestlers qualified and is ranked 18th in the nation.  

  • Dillard Going Back Home Again To Indiana

    The most famous song about Indiana is entitled “Back Home Again in Indiana,” the song they sing before the Indianapolis 500 every year. That title is fitting for Oklahoma State guard Davon Dillard, who will be returning to his home state for the NCAA Tournament this weekend. Dillard is from Gary, Indiana, and he and his OSU teammates will be Indianapolis to face Michigan in the first round on Friday at 11:15 am. Nikki Kay reports from Stillwater.

  • Cowboys Ready for Special Trip to NCAA Tournament

    Oklahoma State’s men’s basketball team is back in the NCAA Tournament this year, ready to face Michigan in the first round on Friday, March 17, at 11:15 am in Indianapolis. For the Cowboys, it’s a return to the Big Dance under a first year head coach, who was brought in following a difficult season last year. Because of what OSU went through a year ago, they’re making sure they savor every moment of this year’s experience at the NCAA Tournament. […]

  • Thunder End Road Losing Streak, Another Triple Double For Westbrook

    Russell Westbrook earned his 33rd triple double of the season, leading the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 122-104 win over the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. The win ends OKC’s seven-game road losing streak. Westbrook had 25 points, 12 rebounds, and 19 assists for the Thunder, and even got a loud ovation from the crowd when he grabbed his 10th rebound to clinch the triple double. Westbrook got help, with five other […]

  • Cowgirls Headed to WNIT

    Oklahoma State’s women’s basketball team has qualified for the Women’s National Invitation Tournament. The Cowgirls are in the field of 64, and will host Abilene Christian in a first round game on Thursday at 7:00 pm OSU is 17-14, and earned the WNIT’s automatic bid from the Big 12 as the highest placed team that did not qualify for the NCAA Tournament.  

  • Cowboys Appreciate Return to NCAA Tournament

    Oklahoma State’s men’s basketball team didn’t look like an NCAA Tournament team after the first six games of Big 12 conference play. The Cowboys started 0-6 and were struggling, but bounced back to finish strong and earn a #10 seed for the NCAA Tournament. OSU will play Michigan in the first round on Friday at 11:15 am in Indianapolis. OSU head coach Brad Underwood wants his team to enjoy the experience, but is also proud of their effort to bounce […]