Brent Skarky is an Anchor/ Reporter at Oklahoma’s News 4

Skarky is a Oklahoman born and raised and a life long Channel 4 fan. He appeared on Danny’s Day as an infant and remembers calling into Morning contest on the Butch and Ben McCain show.
Brent was first seen in the KFOR newsroom in the summer of 1993. Fresh out of Bishop McGuinness High School, Brent interned for The Barrys before he went for his freshman year of College at the Newhouse School of Journalism at Syracuse University

Brent was a award winning Sports Anchor at stations in Flagstaff AZ and Amarillo TX before returning to OKC to cover sports in his home town from 1999-2007.

From 2007-2013 Brent hosted Oklavision, a travel show for the state of Oklahoma.

When he is not covering news, Brent likes to workout, play golf, cook and spend time with his family who all lives here in Oklahoma City.


Recent Articles
  • “Some kids don’t have anything,” Brother, sister duo give back to those who need it most

    SPENCER, Okla. – A brother and sister duo have teamed up for the third straight year to make other children’s holidays a little bit brighter. “It makes me feel excited and happy because some kids don’t have anything,” said Carissa Edwards, 9. Carrisa and her 10-year-old brother, Joshua Edwards, are giving back to those who don’t have Saturday night at the Community Center in Spencer. “We saved up our allowance and our birthday money so we could buy all the […]

  • Oklahoma senator defends bill to name rib eye ‘State Steak of Oklahoma’

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A state senator from northwestern Oklahoma wants to name the rib eye as the official ‘State Steak of Oklahoma.’ However, many Oklahomans think it’s a waste of time and taxpayer money. “We’ve got more important things to focus on. I understand it might be cute, but it’s just a waste of time. We have other things to do,” said Kareem, an Oklahoma City resident. Senate Bill 21, which is authored by Sen. Casey Murdock, would name the […]

  • Morning congestion could be taste of things to come for NW Oklahoma City intersection

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Wednesday morning backups at Western and the Kilpatrick Turnpike were worse than usual. “Last night, the traffic cabinet was struck by a vehicle, unfortunately, it took out the traffic signal, we had to place it on four-ways stops,” said Shannon Cox. The accident made an already bad intersection worse. Crews were at work Wednesday morning installing a temporary signal at Western and the Kilpatrick. Area residents are no strangers to backups at the crossroads. “Even just coming […]

  • Historic Oklahoma City site set for facelift

    OKLAHOMA CITY – As urban renewal continues throughout Oklahoma City, there is one complex in the northeast side, north of the state capitol, that the city currently considers a nuisance property. It’s about to return to its former greatness. “I don’t find it questionable at all,” said real estate developer Richard Tanenbaum about the old Lincoln Plaza hotel complex. In recent years, it has fallen on hard times. “It was vandalized, and there was probably some drug activity there,” Tanenbaum said. […]

  • “We are believers in smoke alarms,” Smoke detector saves metro woman’s life

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Fire officials said a smoke detector could have saved the life of a woman after flames broke out at a home in northwest Oklahoma City. “It could have been much worse, yes,” said Kristin Pugh, referring to the fire at her home near NW 50th and Walker. On Sunday, at around 7 p.m., Pugh was napping in her bedroom when “the smoke alarms went off and alerted me to get up and check what was going on, […]

  • Student starts fundraiser to rebuild gym floors

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Flooding back in August is taking its toll on student athletes at Capitol Hill High School. The gym floor is ruined; it has students mad and school officials scrambling to fix the buckling hardwood. “Honestly the floor is a mess,” Cheyenne Willis, a Capitol Hill student, upset about a partially torn up hardwood floor in their main gym. This is not the first time the planks have been pulled up. “It’s happened quite frequently since our new […]

  • Oklahoma cardiologist bonds out of jail after being accused of second-degree murder

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Dr. Bryan Perry will be allowed out of jail on a $150,000 bond. Judge Cindy Truong made the ruling Thursday in Oklahoma County court. The Oklahoma City cardiologist is accused of second-degree murder in the October 12 death of a motorcyclist on I-35 in Edmond. “Dr. Perry is certainly entitled to bond. The judge did what’s required under the law today,” said Scott Adams, Perry’s attorney. Officials said Perry was driving intoxicated and over 100 miles an hour […]

  • Switzer, Sooner fans outraged over “Horns Down” ruling

    NORMAN, Okla. – During the Big 12 Conference Championship, OU football players will reportedly be penalized for making the ‘horns down’ hand sign on the field this weekend. The news has fans and a former Sooner coach steaming. “It’s unbelievable that we are here discussing this,” said former OU head football coach Barry Switzer. This isn’t the first time a team will be penalized for making the gesture. Earlier this month, West Virginia was penalized twice after Mountaineer players made […]

  • Dangerous intersection closes for “safety enhancement” roundabout

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma County officials say construction is set to begin on an intersection that has been an area of concern in the metro. “It’s a safety enhancement project…the main aspect for it was to enhance the safety there,” said Superintendent Ron Cardwell of Oklahoma County District 3. 178th and North Meridian is a dangerous intersection. Numerous serious wrecks have occurred at the rural Oklahoma County stop already in 2018. Starting Wednesday morning, crews will close the intersection for […]

  • Man recovers father’s stolen SUV, stumbles upon possible crime spree

    PINK, Okla. – An Oklahoma family was grateful to get their stolen SUV back, but soon realized it had been part of a statewide crime spree. “My dad called Thanksgiving morning, told us his Suburban was stolen,” said Michael Carson. That phone call was the start of a wild holiday weekend for Carson and his family. Carson says thieves stole his father’s Suburban from the driveway of his father’s house in Pink. “Me and my brother thought we would never […]

  • Doctor turns himself in after being charged with second-degree murder

    OKLAHOMA CITY- A prominent Oklahoma doctor turned himself in after prosecutors charged him with second-degree murder. “We are just trying to deal with everything right now and hopefully, at the end of the day, everything will be fine,” said Scott Adams, the attorney for Dr. Bryan Perry. On Wednesday, Dr. Bryan Perry turned himself in to authorities at the Oklahoma County Jail. “It just goes to show he has taken responsibility for what has happened now. He has no independent […]