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Brian Brinkley is Oklahoma’s NewsChannel 4’s Sports Director.

Brian has been at KFOR since 1990, when he was a production assistant at News Channel 4. He was a sports anchor and reporter from 1992 to 2015, and was the weekend sports anchor from 1996 to 2015.

Brian is a lifelong resident of the Oklahoma City area, and grew up watching Channel 4 before becoming part of the KFOR family.

Before coming to KFOR, he was an intern at WWLS and was sports director at KGOU Radio.

Brian has received statewide attention for his reporting and anchoring.
He is a three-time finalist for Oklahoma Sportscaster of the Year, and has been honored with two awards from the Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters for small market sports reporting and sportscasting.

A graduate of the University of Oklahoma, Brian received a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism with a double major in Philosophy.

Brian lives in Edmond with his wife and daughter.


Recent Articles
  • Miami Heat Star Hosts Camp in Hometown in Edmond

    Miami Heat forward and former Edmond Santa Fe High School star Josh Richardson is back in his hometown this week. Richardson is hosting his second annual camp in Edmond. His first one was last year, and the response he got from some of the campers on social media encouraged him to return again this summer.  

  • OSU AD Mike Holder Gets Contract Extension

    Oklahoma State athletic director Mike Holder received a three-year contract extension at the OSU Board of Regents meeting Friday. Holder will earn $950,000 for each of the three years of the contract, which will run through June 30, 2021. “Coach Holder’s compensation has been well below market for years,” said OSU President Burns Hargis. “Under his leadership, Oklahoma State is one of the most well-rounded, competitive athletic programs in the country. Mike has led historic improvements in facilities and performance […]

  • Thunder Pick Hall, Hervey in Second Round of NBA Draft

    The Oklahoma City Thunder did not make any moves until after the NBA Draft, and stuck with their two late second round picks. OKC selected Virginia guard Devon Hall with the 53rd pick, and Kevin Hervey, a forward from Texas-Arlington, with the 57th pick. Hall is a 6-5 guard was second team All-Atlantic Coast Conference as a senior, when he helped the Cavaliers to an ACC Tournament title and a number one seed in the NCAA Tournament. He averaged 11.7 […]

  • OU’s Trae Young Picked Fifth, Traded to Atlanta

    So honored to join the @ATLHawks organization! Can’t wait to get started. Check out my first @NBA Rookie Card now on #PaniniInstant. #WhoDoYouCollect #NBADraft https://t.co/7xnyWU1vfz pic.twitter.com/JHW4crpIAJ — Trae Young (@TheTraeYoung) June 22, 2018 Former Oklahoma guard Trae Young was selected fifth overall in the NBA Draft on Thursday night by the Dallas Mavericks, then traded to the Atlanta Hawks. The Hawks had selected Luka Doncic as the third overall pick, then traded him to Dallas, in exchange for Young and […]

  • Oklahoma’s Trae Young Gets Ready for the Big Night

    Former Oklahoma guard Trae Young has had a busy week in New York City leading up to the NBA Draft Thursday night. Young spent some time signing autographs at the NBA Store on Wednesday, took his little brother Timothy to Yankee Stadium for the Yankees-Mariners game, and also visited with the media along with some other top picks. Young is expected to be picked anywhere from third to 12th in the first round.

  • Lincoln Riley Gets a Raise

    Oklahoma football coach Lincoln Riley got a big raise as approved the OU Board of Regents on Tuesday. Riley will get $25 million over five years, starting with $4.8 million this year, which is a $1 million raise over what he made in his first season as Sooners coach. Riley will get a raise of $100,000 each year over the course of the contract. Riley led OU to the College Football Playoff and a Big 12 championship in his first […]

  • OU Board of Regents Approve Plans for New Softball Stadium

    The University of Oklahoma Board of Regents on Tuesday approved revised design plans for a new softball stadium on campus. The facility would be located on the corner of Jenkins Ave. and Imhoff Road, adjacent to the Lloyd Noble Center, on the southeast side of the OU campus. The new stadium’s cost is $22 million, and projected seating capacity would be 3,000. “We have spent a considerable amount of effort reviewing this project and working to achieve the best possible […]

  • Doug Gottlieb On Mike Holder’s Recruiting Comment

    At the Henry Iba Awards banquet on Monday night in Tulsa, former Oklahoma State guard Doug Gottlieb was asked his opinion about the recent comments from OSU athletic director Mike Holder about feeling the Cowboys football recruiting should be better. Gottlieb did not hold back, saying the comments were among the dumbest and most arrogant things he’s ever heard an athletic director say. Video courtesy of KJRH-TV.

  • Trae Young Signs Card Deal, Closing in on Shoe Deal

    Former Oklahoma guard Trae Young has signed an exclusive autograph trading card memorabilia agreement with Panini America. According to a release from Panini, Young’s Rookie Cards and autograph cards will be available exclusively in licensed Panini America products; Young also will appear in NBA Dunk, the company’s digital trading card app. But Young’s first officially licensed NBA Rookie Card will be available on Thursday night just minutes after he is selected through the Panini Instant on-demand trading card platform. “We’re excited to welcome Trae […]

  • Sooners QB Kyler Murray Signs With Oakland Athletics

    Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray has signed a deal with the Oakland Athletics that will allow him to play football for the Sooners this season, then begin his pro baseball career with the A’s organization next spring. Murray’s contract earns him a $4.66 million signing bonus, but the team did not release other terms of his contract. “I think, as a staff, we just felt like Kyler was a unique talent, and it’s something that you come across rarely in what […]

  • Baker Mayfield At Browns Mini Camp

    Former Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield is going through mini camp with the Cleveland Browns. The Browns have named Tyrod Taylor as their starting quarterback, but Mayfield could eventually see some playing time, especially on a team that went 0-16 last season. Mayfield is trying to learn everything has quickly as possible, but he knows he has to be patient.