Buck Lanford Biography
Buck Lanford is an American journalist who currently anchors Good Day Atlanta on FOX 5 Atlanta. He started at the station in November 1998 and has worked as a weekend sports host, reporter, anchor, and co-anchor.
Buck spent almost seven months as a sports talk radio host with 680 the Fan before joining FOX 5. Prior to that, he served as a weekend sports anchor at WTOC-TV Savannah and as a prep sports+ at GPTV.
Buck Lanford Age
Buck’s age and date of birth are not known to the public, he is rather secretive about his personal life.
Buck Lanford Birthday
Buck has not disclosed any information on his birthday nor his date of birth.
Buck Lanford Height
Buck Lanford Weight Loss
On January 17, 2018, a viewer tweeted commenting about Bucks whereby she mentioned that he looked great. She also asked whether it was his haircut or weight loss that made him look fantastic.
Buck Lanford Family
Buck Lanford Education
South Gwinnett High School was where he finished his high school diploma. Buck went on to attend Georgia State University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism and business administration. He interned with FOX 5 Atlanta during his college years.
Buck Lanford Wife
Buck is married to his lovely wife girlfriend Traci. The couple is blessed with three amazing children.
Buck Lanford Son
He is a proud dad of three. On June 2, 2018, Buck posted a video of his son on Facebook while Kart racing in Braselton at Lanier RacePlex. He says that his son was obsessed with kart racing and was having the time of his life. However, there is no much available information in regards to his son.
Buck Lanford Career
Buck is a veteran who has been with FOX 5 Atlanta since November 1998. He has worked in a variety of capacities, working as a weekend sports host for almost 13 years and as an anchor and reporter for over 22 years. He is currently a co-anchor on Good Day Atlanta.
Buck spent nearly 7 years as a sports talk radio host with 680 the Fan before joining FOX 5. He previously served as the weekend sports anchor for WTOC-TV Savannah for a year. Buck can be seen with some of Atlanta’s top chefs for his popular weekly series “Burgers with Buck” while he is not behind the Good Day Atlanta anchor desk.
He has covered the World Series, the Super Bowl, the PGA Championship, The Masters, the Final Four, the Daytona 500, heavyweight fights, and the American Bowl in Tokyo. Buck also reported live while driving a racing car and served as the Peachtree Road Race’s “runner video” reporter.
Running the 10k with 50,000 other people needed providing live updates and interviews when operating the “runner cam.” Most importantly, he is pleased with his four-part series on wheelchair racing. Bucks has received five Emmy Awards, including Best Sportscaster.
In addition, he received the Michael Schoenbrun National Media Award from the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Buck is an active member of the group, speaking at several public gatherings and emceeing the annual Gwinnett County Hall of Fame awards ceremony.
He was an intern at FOX 5 Atlanta during his college days. When he is not busy at work, Buck likes playing “bad golf”, traveling, raising his three children, and surfing not-so-bg waves around the world.
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