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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    James Washington lit up OSU’s offense, and scoreboards last season for a team leading six touchdowns. But you may not know he was persuaded to take his talents to a different type of playing surface back in high school outside Abilene, Texas. “My mom played tennis in high school,” Washington said.  “She was kind of on to me sometimes like you should just try this because it will help you with every sport.  So, I went and gave it a […]


    Absence Has Made the Heart Grow Fonder for OSU for their Home Opener

    OSU returns to Boone Pickens Stadium this week. A bit of familiarity that has the cowboys excited for Saturday. “Playing at home I just like the environment,” Emmanuel Ogbah, OSU defensive end, said.  “I just like our fans.  Everybody’s calling your name.  Yelling your name.  You just feel welcome.  It’s your home crowd, you have to play hard for them.” The Pokes put up 24 points last week, but when it comes to what they need to work on, for […]

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    High School Football Kickoff Classic Features Lots of Points

    Week 1 of the high school football season came to a close with the Kickoff Classic in Choctaw which featured a pair of intriguing match ups. Jones met Vian in the first game. The Longhorns were coming off a 47-0 beating of Holdenville and looked to stay sharp. Vian was trying to bounce back from a stinging 6-0 loss to Nowata. Game two featured Davis tangling with Lincoln Christian. The Wolves just had their 30 game winning streak snapped last week […]

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    2015 Biggest Year for Bobeck’s UCO Bronchos

    (Edmond, OK) – The University of Central Oklahoma Bronchos open their 2015 slate against Fort Hays State on Thursday inside Wantland Stadium. UCO is coming off a surprising year in 2014 where they went 8-4 en route a Mineral Water Bowl appearance. The Bronchos won just four games combined the previous two years. Head coach Nick Bobeck is entering his 4th season at the helm. He knew the rebuilding process for his alma mater would take time. “I wasn’t sure […]

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    AP Top 25 Poll Features OU, But Not OSU

    History has been made in the 2015 Preseason AP Top 25 Poll. Ohio State is the first ever unanimous preseason number 1 in the poll’s history. The defending national champions received all 61 first place votes. Oklahoma comes in at number 19 in the preseason rankings while Oklahoma State couldn’t crack the top 25. The Cowboys did receive votes and would be ranked 28th if the poll went that high. Oklahoma’s second opponent of the season, Tennessee, comes in at number […]

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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

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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 […]