Kent Ogle anchors Oklahoma’s KFOR weekday morning show, He joined the News 4 team in 1993 as a general assignment reporter.

Kent began his broadcasting career working at area radio stations including El Reno, Perry, Duncan, Lawton, and Oklahoma City. His television career took off in 1989 at KSWO-TV in Lawton, where he worked as a general assignment reporter. Soon thereafter, Kent spent two years traveling the state for OETA, where he hosted and produced the feature, “On the Oklahoma Road,” and reported for Business Oklahoma, Outdoor Oklahoma, and Oklahoma Magazine. Kent also produced and syndicated “The Senate Minute” radio show to 25 radio stations throughout Oklahoma in the late 1980s.

Kent’s philanthropic efforts are recognized by the Salvation Army, the Shriners Burn Centers, and the Hope Center.
Kent heads up the KFOR Band on guitar and vocals and enjoys jamming with his brother Kevin Ogle on the drums.

Kent and his wife, Suzanne, live in Edmond.

Life Goal: Good husband, Good Father, Good Friend

Play any sports/Favorite Sport: Golf

Favorite TV Show: Bonanza

Favorite Car: 64 Thunderbird

Most embarrassing moment: Forgetting words to song while Performing

Happiest moment in my life was…: when I remembered the words.

4 notable persons you’d invite to dinner: Henry Kissenger, Jimmy Page, Joe Namath and Dick Fosbury

Favorite food: Hot Link Salad

Knew you wanted to be a reporter when…: Dad told us about covering certain stories

Best movie of all time: Ben Hur

Hardest part of my job: Doing crime stories involving children

Best part of my job: Meeting new people

Favorite holiday: Christmas

My favorite story of all time: The Gospel

People are surprised when I tell them…:I’m not the youngest brother

I like to listen to…: Pat Metheny, Jeff beck, Saosin, Zep, Hendrix

Favorite Books: Bible, historical biographies

I’d jump at the chance to…: Jam with Jeff Beck

Best part of the day: Morning

Favorite place to be other than home & work: Golf course with my sons

Anything else you want viewers to know about you?

My wife is a fantastic cook..the fact that she’s beautiful is just a bonus!


Recent Articles
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  • Bethel Acres teacher with a passion for her students receives big honor

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    OKLAHOMA CITY – After Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico in September, the island was devastated with flooding and strong winds. Most of the island was left without basic services such as power and running water. Hospitals throughout the cash-strapped island of 3.4 million people were running low on medicine and fuel. So far, the official death toll stands at 64 but the island’s governor is asking for an official review to determine if more deaths are associated with the […]

  • Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina visits business leaders in Oklahoma City

    OKLAHOMA CITY — From humble beginnings as a secretary in a real estate office, to the CEO of a Fortune 500 company, Carly Fiorina told Oklahoma City business leaders that individual opportunity is being crushed in America. “Crushed by the weight, the power, the cost, the complexity, the ineptitude, and the corruption of a federal government out of control and a professional political class that refuses to do anything about it,” Fiorina said. She said she has been asked if […]

  • “This is our heritage,” Confederate flag supporters protest ahead of Obama’s Oklahoma arrival

    DURANT, Okla. – A group of Confederate flag supporters were out in force near Durant on Wednesday before the president arrived in town. The group was visible from the interstate as they flew several Confederate flags from  their trucks and vehicles. “We’re not gonna stand down from our heritage. You know, this flag’s not racist. And I know a lot of people think it is, but it’s really not,” said Trey Johnson, who drove three hours from Texas to join […]

  • BLOOPER: Kent Ogle makes history, takes first selfie on TV

    OKLAHOMA CITY – It is surprising, considering his vast knowledge of sports, music, history, politics and general trivia, that NewsChannel 4 Morning Anchor Kent Ogle actually didn’t know what a “selfie” was, until Wednesday morning. Thanks to “Facebook Fan of the Day” Henry Hunter, Kent’s selfie education was about to begin. About 6:30 a.m. live on KFOR, Ogle took his first selfie ever, instructed by Ali Meyer. Emily Sutton suggested Ogle employ the popular selfie technique, the duckface; one day […]

  • BLOOPER: Laughing guy causes commotion on set

    You hear him every morning really enjoying Kent and Ali’s jokes, Robert Miller. Well, the laughing guy got so tickled he caused a little bit of a ruckus of his own. No one was injured and nothing was damaged… just his ego.

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    EDMOND, Okla. — The old stars and stripes can get pretty tattered in the gusty Oklahoma winds. One young man is making sure our American flags get a proper retirement. There are three ways to properly retire an American flag, according to Kyle Mauk who is working his way to Eagle Scout. “They are veterans they deserve the same respect and responsibilities that we give our veterans that go overseas and defend our country as well.” said Mauk. Mauk invited […]

  • David Payne loses his head

    Perhaps a Halloween curse is to blame. David Payne has now lost his head, literally. Payne, we hope you get it back on someday!

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