Dylan Buckingham is a Sports Photojournalist/Reporter for Oklahoma’s NewsChannel 4. He was born and bred right here in Oklahoma and is living his dream everyday covering sports in the state where he grew up. Originally from Tulsa, he joins us from Amarillo, Texas where he was the weekend sports anchor at KFDA-TV and co-host of the radio show “Sports 360.”

Dylan is a graduate of the University of Central Oklahoma with a degree in Communications. During his time as a Broncho, Dylan served as sports director for KUCO-TV, host of “The Huddle” and earned awards for best Sports Story and best TV/Magazine Show for his work on “The Huddle.”

When not at work you can find him spending time with his beautiful wife, Emily and their dog, Piper. He also enjoys spending time with his friends and family. If you have a story you feel needs to be told, you can e-mail him at Dylan.Buckingham@kfor.com.

You can follow Dylan on twitter at http://twitter.com/DylanBuckingham

Life Goal – To be a good dad to some great kiddos

Play any sports/Favorite Sport – I played just about everything growing up. Basketball is my favorite to play, football is my favorite to watch.

Favorite TV Show – Any sport on TV, SportsCenter, Entourage, How I Met Your Mother, Arrested Development

Favorite Car – My first, a 1993 Eddie Bauer Ford Bronco. It was awesome. In fact, I’m positive its why my wife married me…

Happiest moment in my life was – the day I got married

4 notable persons you’d invite to dinner – Jesus Christ, Vince Lombardi, Brad Nessler and Abraham Lincoln

Favorite food – Cheeseburgers of any sort or Subway.

I have a pet – 2 dogs. A Shih-Tzu named Piper and a Golden Retriever named Lambeau.

Knew you wanted to be a reporter when – I was 13 and realized I would never play sports professionally.

Best movie of all time – Forrest Gump

Hardest part of my job – My crazy hours

Favorite holiday – Christmas

School fight song – You can’t go wrong with any college fight song

People are surprised when I tell them – I took drum lessons from Eric Clapton’s old drummer (Jamie Oldaker) and I used to live in Boston when I was little.

I like to listen to – Any type of rock music or sports talk.

Favorite Book – Of Mice and Men

I’d jump at the chance to – do voice-over work in a cartoon or host a game show. Both of those things would be amazing to do.

Best part of the day – when the day is done and we’ve had three successful sportscasts.

Favorite place to be other than home & work – At any family member’s house or hanging out with friends.

Anything else you want viewers to know about you – I’m a ridiculously large sports fan, my TV is always on ESPN and my favorite professional sports teams are the Packers, Celtics, Red Sox and Bruins!

Recent Articles
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    Norman North Hosts Midnight Practice; Nearly 1,000 Fans Show Up

    (Norman, OK) – Only a handful of teams in Oklahoma hosted a midnight practice to start the season, but none of the others had what Norman North did. Nearly 1,000 fans packed the school’s football field as the Timberwolves opened fall football practice. The team didn’t even scrimmage. It was simply a football practice. Junior Cassidy Cooper, who helped organize the event, said, “Our jaws were dropped just watching waves of people come in.” Drew Hill, a junior who also […]


    No Sophomore Slump in Store for OSU DB Ramon Richards

    (Stillwater, OK) – OSU Sophomore Cornerback Ramon Richards’ introduction to college football last year was simply trial by fire. Thrust into the starting lineup due to injuries in the secondary. A process that was an eye opening experience. Ramon Richards says, “They just told me to go in there and play and I just did the best that I could. I had my ups and downs, but at the end of the day, I came here to play football.” Mike […]

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    OSU QB Mason Rudolph Ready For Year Two

    So far, Mason Rudolph’s career as OSU’s quarterback has been judged on three starts. Three games that showed immense potential. And three games that Rudolph can’t wait to stop talking about. Mason Rudolph says, “I’m getting a little tired about the last three games, but it’s all I’ve done so that’s all you kinda have to go off me. But I’m excited about Central Michigan and putting those to rest.” And while Rudolph begins to write his own legacy. He’s […]

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    Cowboys’ defense preparing to dominate in upcoming season

    DALLAS, Texas – Coming off a win in the Cactus Bowl against Washington, the Oklahoma State Cowboys are hoping to continue to ride that win into next season. OSU defenders Emmanuel Ogbah and Seth Jacobs took some time out of their busy Big 12 Media Day schedules to talk with KFOR sports and preview the Cowboys season. Ogbah and Jacobs are two of Mike Gundy’s top returners on defense. The Cowboys’ defensive unit played a big role in that bowl […]

  • Cameron Payne Talks Work Ethic, Thunder and Coach Donovan

    Cameron Payne has always had a chip on his shoulder in an effort to prove he’s a special player. The Murray State point guard chose that school over College of Charleston, High Point and Wichita State and now is the 14th selection in the NBA draft. Payne promises the Thunder are getting a player that likes to work. Dylan Buckingham had the chance to go 1 on 1 with the new Thunder addition. When asked what he thought it would […]


    Former Sooner Gerald McCoy Talks Sooners, His Camp, Career and Jameis Winston

    Oklahoma City, OK – Rain couldn’t keep more than 100 kids away from a muddy football field at Webster Middle School. It’s the middle school of former Sooner and current Tampa Bay Buccaneer Gerald McCoy who was hosting his 2nd annual football camp. McCoy brought out a star studded cast of former players to help him put on the event. Former Sooners Mark Clayton, Reggie Smith, Keenan Clayton, Adrian Taylor and Jeremy Beal joined him among many others. After the […]

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    Tom Hankins Introduced as UCO Basketball Coach

    Edmond, OK – Central Oklahoma introduced Tom Hankins as the next head coach of the men’s basketball program. It’s the 17th head coach in the history of the school. Hankins replaces Terry Evans who spent 13 seasons as the coach of the Bronchos. In a classy move, Joe Muller, athletics director of UCO, thanked Evans for all he did for the program before introducing Hankins. Hankins has quite the lineage and resume. He spent 15 seasons at Oral Roberts as […]

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    Great State: Cashion Artist Uses Wood Pallets as Her Pallete

    CASHION, OKLAHOMA — Packing pallets are usually made of rough, scrap wood. Handle one for long and you might end up with a splinter for your trouble, but they do hold things. “I like to see something that starts as a foundation,” says artist Charity Williams. Williams’ father was a brick mason so there were always lots of them lying around her house with heavy things on them. It’s only been in the past year that, out of necessity, she […]

  • BBJ 1 on 1 With Thunder Head Coach Billy Donovan

    It’s been just a little under 2 weeks since Billy Donovan was named the third head coach in Thunder history. So what’s his job been like in the little time he’s been in Oklahoma? Not as wild as you think. Donovan sat down with Bob Barry, Jr to discuss a number of topics. None of which more important than Russell Westbrook’s rumored anger towards the franchise saying he wasn’t consulted in the hiring process. Donovan divulged the one Thunder player […]

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    OU Running Back Keith Ford Transferring

    Oklahoma Sooners running back Keith Ford announced Wednesday he’s transferring from the school. The story was first reported by Josh McCuistion of Rivals. Ford led the Sooners in rushing through 3 games last year before breaking his fibula against Tennessee and never seemed to get back to 100 percent last season. The school announced in March that Ford was suspended indefinitely. Sources said it had to do with Ford’s attendance to classes. Ford said in a statement, “The past 2 years with […]

  • Great State: After More That a Year The Springs Return to Life in Sulphur

    SULPHUR, OKLAHOMA — The Chickasaw National Recreation Area finally looks like it’s supposed to. Water comes right out of the ground at Antelope Springs. The old basin at nearby Buffalo Springs is full of clear, blue water. It’s hard to imagine now, that all this was bone dry up to the end of April. “It’s come up a lot in just a week,” says Superintendent Bill Wright. “The running water sounds great.” Wright and Ron Parker are taking regular walks […]