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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
  • Sooners Selected to NCAA Tournament

    For the first time since 2013 the Oklahoma Sooners are headed to the NCAA Tournament. It’s the first time in the Pete Hughes era that Oklahoma has been selected to the field of 64. It’s also the first NCAA tourney for senior first baseman Austin O’Brien. Oklahoma was selected to the Louisville Regional with the host Cardinals, Radford and Xavier. The Sooners open up with Xavier (32-25) after the Musketeers won the Big East conference tournament to get into the […]

  • OSU Baseball Wins Big 12 Championship

    Oklahoma State said their post season began over a week ago when they faced Oklahoma. They needed to win both games just to get into the Big 12 tournament let alone win it to make the NCAA tournament. Eight days and six games later, the Oklahoma State Cowboys are Big 12 Champions. Most importantly, OSU’s season continues as they punch their ticket to the NCAA Tournament. OSU got past Texas 6-5 in the title game. The day got off to a […]

  • Big 12 Baseball Tournament Set

    It came down to the final two games of the season, but Oklahoma State played their way into the Big 12 baseball tournament with two straight wins over Oklahoma. The Cowboys had to win both games over OU or their season would end. The Cowboys hadn’t won a game since May 5th and hadn’t won a series since April, but when it mattered most, OSU found a way into post season play. However, there’s no welcome committee waiting on OSU […]

  • Enes Kanter reportedly released after being detained in Romania

    Thunder center Enes Kanter has reportedly been released after being detained in Romania by police, according to the New York Times. Kanter said he had his passport canceled by the Turkish embassy according to this video he posted on Twitter Saturday morning: I’m being held at Romanian airport by Police!! pic.twitter.com/uYZMBqKx54 — Enes Kanter (@Enes_Kanter) May 20, 2017 Kanter, who is celebrating his 25th birthday today, said in the video he was being detained because of his political views. He’s been an outspoken […]

  • 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 […]