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
  • Shawnee 3-Peats as 5A State Champions

    Shawnee has had one of the best years and runs in baseball this state has ever seen. Entering Saturday, Shawnee had won 51 straight games dating back to last season; they’re ranked number one in the nation and had won two straight state championships. Their legend grew threefold with a 12-7 win over Claremore in the 5A state championship game. Their third straight state title. They finished the year 40-0 and deserving of their number one ranking. Highlights and reaction […]

  • Mustang Wins First Baseball State Title Since 1982

    Mustang entered this post season having not won a state baseball championship since 1982. The Broncos faced a tough bracket as well having to beat Owasso and rivals Yukon just to get to the championship game. However, Westmoore’s road to the state championship wasn’t all roses either. The Jags had to get past a loaded Deer Creek team and a perennial power in Broken Arrow to get to the title match. So what was the difference in Mustang’s 10-4 win […]

  • Cowgirls Tennis Family Plays With A Purpose

      Chris Young has put Oklahoma state women’s tennis on the map.  Young, OSU Women’s tennis coach says, “I grew up in this state and I came back here with a passion of wanting to bring tennis to a higher level in the state of Oklahoma and I don’t think it’s me, but I’m definitely humbled when people feel that way.”    And a lot of that success goes to his wife of 19 years, Sarah. Who has become like […]

  • Sooners/Cowboys Go in Final Day of Draft

    The final day of the NFL draft saw a handful of Sooners and Cowboys have their dreams come true. Oklahoma Wide Receiver Dede Westbrook was the first name off the board going 110th in the 4th round to the Jacksonville Jaguars. Immediately, questions about the Biletnikoff Award winner arose from Jacksonville media about his past domestic violence issues. The former Sooners also a refuted report that he was kicked out of a 15 minute interview session. A few picks later at […]

  • Putnam City Star Picks Texas Over OU

    There’s a Texas takeover happening in Oklahoma. Over the last two weeks, Texas has picked up commitments from two OKC bred athletes on the gridiron. The latest is Ron Tatum of Putnam City. Tatum picked Texas over Oklahoma, Alabama, Georgia and TCU. The four star defensive end still has a season to play at the high school level before he officially signs. Tatum insists his recruitment is still open even though he’s verbally committed to Texas. Tatum joins Southmoore quarterback […]

  • Thunder Season Comes to an End in Game 5 Loss to Houston

    The Thunder’s first season without Kevin Durant came to a close with a first round playoff exit at the hands of another Thunder star James Harden. OKC dropped game five of their series 105-99 and lose the series 4-1. The series was a microcosm of the season. Russell Westbrook poured in 47 points, added 11 rebounds and 9 assists, but OKC didn’t give him enough help. The Thunder were outscored 27-9 when Westbrook was off the floor. James Harden on the […]

  • Rockets Take Commanding 3-1 Series Lead

    The Rockets are on the brink of ending the Oklahoma City Thunder’s season. Houston picked up a 113-109 win over OKC to extend their series lead to 3-1. The Thunder held the lead for most of the game. Russell Westbrook notched a triple double in the first half as time expired. It’s the fastest triple double in the last 20 seasons. He finished with 35 points, 14 rebounds, 14 assists. James Harden had an off night shooting 5-16 from the […]

  • NBA investigating Patrick Beverley for incident involving fan

    The NBA is investigating an incident involving Rockets guard Patrick Beverley and Thunder minority owner Jay Scaramucci’s son, Stuart. The initial altercation took place right before halftime when Beverley was fouled hard and landed next to fans. He turned around and appeared to be heated towards the fan before leaving and taking free throws. However, after the game ended, Beverley, who had fouled out of the game, went back over to the fan and exchanged words before being ushered away. […]

  • Thunder Use Off Day to Prepare for Game 2

    The Oklahoma City Thunder practiced Monday at the University of Houston to prepare for game two Wednesday against the Rockets. And there was a lot to work on. The Thunder were blown out in game one by 31 points. 22 of the last 23 series the losing team lost game one by 30 or more points, they’ve gone on to lose the series. The only team not to lose? Last year’s Thunder who beat San Antonio. Brian Brinkley spent the […]

  • Rockets Blast Thunder in Game One

    Over the final couple weeks of the season, the Oklahoma City Thunder had found their rhythm on the road winning seven of their last nine games. That didn’t carry over to the playoffs. The Thunder were blasted by James Harden and the Rockets 118-87. They take a 1-0 series lead over OKC. The battle of the MVP’s in game one went to James Harden. He finished with a game high 37 points, added 7 rebounds and 9 assists. Russell Westbrook […]

  • Orange Tops Black in OSU Spring Game

    Boone Pickens Stadium came back to life with the 2017 Oklahoma State spring football game. The Cowboys in orange taking on their brothers in black. And with senior Mason Rudolph back in his final spring show, the orange got off to a hot start. On the 3rd down of the opening drive Rudolph hit Tyrell Johnson with a 39 yard pass, his biggest play of the day, to move the chains Junior running back Jeff Carr found the end zone first, to […]