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
  • Riley: No Starter Named Yet at QB

    With the season less than two weeks away, Oklahoma’s football team has not announced a starter at quarterback. Head coach Lincoln Riley was expected to announce one on Monday, but said he and the coaching staff aren’t ready to make that decision yet between Kyler Murray and Austin Kendall.  

  • Young OSU Quarterbacks Learn From Senior

    Oklahoma State has fifth year senior Taylor Cornelius as their number one quarterback going into the season opener on August 30, but some new players behind him. Both graduate transfer Dru Brown and freshman Spencer Sanders are in their first season in the program, and OSU head coach Mike Gundy says those guys are learning not just from their coaches, but from Cornelius’ experience as well.  

  • AP Preseason Football Poll Released

    The Associated Press preseason college football poll was released on Monday, and Oklahoma is only team from the state to be ranked. The Sooners 7th in the poll, with Oklahoma State getting votes for the equivalent ranking of 29th. Alabama is ranked number one, getting 42 of the 61 first place votes. This is the 19th straight year OU has been ranked in the preseason AP top 25, and the 16th time in the last 18 years they’ve been ranked […]

  • Thunder Schedule Announced for 2018-19

    The NBA released its complete regular season schedule on Friday, including all 82 games for the Oklahoma City Thunder. The Thunder will play at least 27 games on national television. OKC opens the season October 16 at 9:30 at the Golden State Warriors in a game televised by TNT. The Thunder’s first home game will be Sunday, October 21 against Sacramento at 6:00. The Thunder host Boston and former OSU star Marcus Smart on October 25, and  host Atlanta and […]

  • Kyler Murray Welcomes Competition at Quarterback

    Oklahoma is just over three weeks away from the football season kicking off, and the competition for the starting quarterback spot is on between Kyler Murray and Austin Kendall. Murray is thought to be the favorite, but he’s taking anything for granted, and he says he welcomes the competition for the starting job.

  • High Hopes for Cowboys’ Offensive Line

    Oklahoma State’s football team loses some big-time talent at the offensive skill positions going into this season. The Cowboys do have some solid players returning on the offensive line, however, and head coach Mike Gundy believes it might be the best that unit has been in a while.

  • Dillon Stoner Ready to Step Up at Receiver

    Oklahoma State had some major talent depart at the position of wide receiver, but the Cowboys have some younger players ready to step in and fill the void. One of them is sophomore wide receiver Dillon Stoner, who learned from the way those former Cowboys went about their business.  

  • OU’s “Country Strong” Offensive Lineman

    Oklahoma offensive lineman Creed Humphrey redshirted last season for the Sooners, but he’s expected to see some playing time this year. Humphrey is from Shawnee, and his older teammates give him grief at times, calling him “corn fed” and “country strong.” They also know he’s got the potential to become another good offensive lineman, and help this year’s unit immediately.

  • Three OKC Thunder Games Announced for 2018-19

    The NBA  officially released parts of the regular season schedule on Wednesday, revealing three Oklahoma City Thunder games. OKC will open the season on Tuesday, October 16, against the reigning NBA champion Golden State Warriors. The game will tipoff at 9:30 pm central time and be televised by TNT. The Thunder will play on Christmas Day at Houston against the Rockets at 2:00 pm central time on ABC. It will be the ninth straight year the Thunder have played on […]

  • OU Quarterbacks Progressing in Preseason

    Oklahoma has a two-way battle for the starting quarterback spot this preseason. Kyler Murray and Austin Kendall are competing for the job and progressing with the season just over three weeks away. OU head coach Lincoln Riley talked about the competition after practice on Tuesday.

  • Cowboys Welcome Texas A&M Transfer

    Oklahoma State found out just a few days ago they will have a Texas A&M graduate transfer on the roster for this season. Cornerback Kemah Siverand took 25 hours of summer school at A&M to graduate, and will have two years of eligibility left for the Cowboys. On Tuesday, OSU head coach Mike Gundy talked about Siverand and what he will bring to the team.