Oklahoma’s News Channel 4’s Kevin Ogle is an Emmy award winning journalist who anchors the 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. weeknight news with Linda Cavanaugh.
In addition to his responsibilities as news anchor, Kevin moderates Flashpoint, a political affairs talk show with Mike Turpen and Krik Humphreys.
In 1993, Kevin joined the News Channel 4 team as weekend anchor and weekday reporter. He has also worked in radio and print.
Kevin has received various awards for reporting. He was honored with a Heart Land Emmy Award for his special: “Survivor’s Story”. He won another Heart Land Emmy for the commentary: “A Real Oklahoman”, an update of his father Jack’s commentary from 1984. He was nominated for an Emmy in 1998 for his feature Power of Prayer. The Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters awarded Kevin the 2004 Outstanding Achievement Award for Best Feature on his reporting of Survivor’s Story.
The Arkansas Associated Press first place reporting award for the documentary The Family Farm: The New York Times Company Broadcast Group awarded Kevin the 2004 Chairman’s Team Award for his efforts in KFOR’s Triple Cast Election Watch Team on the night of the presidential election, November 2004.
Kevin attended Kansas State University and Oklahoma State University. Kevin and his family live in Edmond.

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    The Rant: Pill Price Popping

    Outrage after a pharmaceutical company raised the price of a drug to treat life-threatening infections from 13.50 to 750 dollars per tablet. The CEO of the company, a former hedge fund manager, defended the price hike insisting the money will go to develop a better version of the drug. Price gouging the desperately ill or just the free market at work?        

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    Student Pays it 4Ward to yoga instructor

    Desirae Penton spends most of her day teaching yoga at her studio Hidden Dragon in downtown Oklahoma City. Penton, her students and their pets gather in a family atmosphere, which she calls an organic setting. They do it to improve their bodies and their outlook. “It’s improved my physical health as well as my mental health,” said Deborah Booker, one of Penton’s students.  “She has a way of cleansing you and your mind and keeping you calm.” But, Penton is […]

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    Friends Pay it 4Ward to man who helps shape teens into young adults

    Gene Thomas of Norman revs up his day with the throaty roar of a high-performance dirt bike. It’s out on the off-road track with mud flying and bike bouncing that Gene finds a special kind of adrenaline rush. He has a passion for mechanized sports, and now he has made it his mission to help young lives. Gene organizes FCA motorcross/off-road camp in Oklahoma every year. For months, he works to get it read so maybe he, or one of […]

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    Friends Pay it 4Ward to metro woman who saves canine lives

    Warning: This video contains graphic content that may not be suitable for all audiences. OKLAHOMA CITY — Abandoned, neglected boxers. Some of the dogs are in terrible physical and emotional condition.  But most are nursed back to health and adopted out to loving families by Kacee Crawford, the adoption coordinator of the Boxer Rescue of Oklahoma. While working with these animals, Kacee sees the tragic side of abandonment: boxers that are in dire need of basic medical needs… some that […]

  • Man saves several people from flooded storm shelter

    “I thought we were gonna die.  It was scary.  Very scary situation.” Moore resident Michael Mann is talking about the night he and seven others almost lost their lives. The evening of May 6th was the first ever flood emergency issued for the state of Oklahoma. Michael was originally taking shelter from a tornado warning in his neighbor’s underground shelter. “Some people were sitting,” Mann said, “but when the water started coming up everybody was getting nervous and standing up […]

  • “He knew how to make the TV come alive,” Oklahomans fondly remember Bob Barry, Jr.

    NORMAN,Okla. –There’s no doubt our friend Bob Barry, Jr. had a large impact on Oklahoma. While watching KFOR, viewers welcomed Bobby into their homes and into their lives each night. “The way he’d do his little, crack jokes on TV and his little moves and stuff, that was always the best part about BBJ,” Shane Wyatt, a loyal KFOR viewer, said. “I’m not a sports person. I really don’t care about sports that much, but I loved his cheerfulness and the jokes he told […]

  • Pay it 4Ward: Grateful mom thanks owner of local sandwich shop

    WARR ACRES, Okla. — We first met Ashley Jiron a few weeks ago. Ashley’s the owner of P.B. Jams, a sandwich shop in Warr Acres. Ashley recently noticed someone had been rummaging through the trash, specifically food containers. She says it broke her heart to know someone was so down on their luck they would be digging through her trash. So she put a sign on the dumpster and at the front door, telling whomever was eating from her trash […]

  • Boone Pickens doesn’t think fracking causes earthquakes

    OKLAHOMA CITY — Billionaire oil trader Boone Pickens was in Oklahoma City Friday at the Southern Republican Leadership Conference. I had the chance to interview Boone at the conference today during his 87th birthday party. We talked politics…fracking and earthquakes. At the birthday lunch today, Boone told jokes and regaled the crowd with the story of his childhood in Holdenville, Oklahoma. But then we got down to brass tacks. Politics. My question to him about President Obama.  “Looking on Fact […]

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    Barry Switzer’s search and rescue dogs

    NORMAN, Okla. — An Oklahoma power couple is on a mission. Legendary coach Barry Switzer and his wife, Becky, are both dog enthusiasts. In fact, Becky trains drug dogs with local law enforcement. But now something new for the Switzers. Due to our many natural disasters in Oklahoma, like tornadoes and flooding, Barry and Becky want search and rescue dogs readily available for the Sooner State, as well as other states in the region. They say the quicker the dogs can get […]

  • Pay It 4Ward: Woman honored for helping others in need

    Inside a building on N.E. 23rd St. is a woman on godly mission. Her name is Marilyn Long and she runs the Northeast Resource Center. She feeds the needy right out her front door at Christmas and Thanksgiving. She has a special computer room where the unemployed in the area can perform on-line job searches. She helps inmates find work release to get them back on their feet and employed. And she does almost all of this on her own […]

  • Pay it 4Ward: Young lady still rescuing displaced cats

    MOORE, OK — On our latest segment of “Pay it 4Ward” a young OSU student, who is spending her summer rescuing animals, is still trying to live in the debris of the Moore tornado devastation. She is saving animal’s lives and reuniting them with their owners, or finding new homes for them and in the process is changing her own life as well. The 4-legged refugees from May’s fury are finding new life with a young Oklahoma State student. 20-year-old […]