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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  • High School Basketball Playoffs in Full Swing

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    OKC Blue Guard Semaj Christon Shining

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  • Cowboys Fall to Cyclones at Home

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  • Controversial End in High School Hoops Rivalry Game

    Edlam boys basketball between Edmond Memorial and Edmond Santa Fe has been one of the more thrilling rivalries in all of 6A. The two teams battled to a one point decision earlier this season in favor of the Bulldogs. The two teams faced off again Tuesday and yet again had a match up that came down to the final seconds with the winner being decided by one point. Meanwhile, Putnam City West traveled to Midwest City. Putnam City boasts three […]

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    Jerry Montgomery Leaving OU for NFL

    NORMAN, Okla. – In a stunning move, Oklahoma defensive line coach and co-defensive coordinator Jerry Montgomery is leaving the Sooners after accepting an NFL job. The position and team weren’t immediately known. OU broke the news through a press release Tuesday afternoon. Montgomery was named co-defensive coordinator a little more than a month ago in the hopes OU would be able to keep the up and coming coach. He spent the last two seasons coaching the defensive line and proved to be a solid […]

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    Thunder Offense on Display in Win Over Nuggets

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  • OSU Breaks Down 2015 Signing Class

    In typical Oklahoma State fashion, they don’t sign a class that has the most stars or highest rated prospects, but it’s perfect for what’s worked with Mike Gundy during his tenure at the school. Gundy said of his 2015 signing class, “this could be the most important class we’ve ever signed to address current issues.” OSU bolsters their offensive line with a couple of 300 pounders including UAB transfer Vaimoe Sekona who is eligible to play immediately since the Dragons dropped their program. OSU welcomed […]

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    HS Hoops Tournaments Thrill the Metro

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  • Sooners Take Bedlam Round 1 Over Cowgirls

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  • Buddy Hield Perfect in Bedlam Win Over OSU

    Buddy Hield had a perfect outing in Bedlam. He finished 10 of 10 from the field, 4 of 4 from behind the arc, scoring a game high 27 points in Oklahoma’s 82-65 win over Oklahoma State. It’s the 11th straight loss for OSU at the Lloyd Noble Center. The Cowboys haven’t won in Norman since 2004. Shooting proved to be a problem for the Cowboys as they shot an awful 23% in the first half. Meanwhile, OU shot nearly 60%. OSU managed […]