Buck Lanford Bio, Wiki, Age, Wife, FOX 5 Atlanta, Net Worth, Salary and Twitter

Buck Lanford Biography

Buck Lanford is an American news anchor currently working at FOX 5 Atlanta since joining the station in 1998. Prior to joining FOX 5, he worked as a weekend sports anchor at WTOC in Savannah.

Buck Lanford Age

Lanford likes to keep his personal life private hence has not yet disclosed the year and month he was born. It is therefore not known when he celebrates his birthday. However, he might be in his 50’s.

Buck Lanford Height

Lanford stands at a height of 6 feet 2 inches tall.

Buck Lanford Family

Lanford has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents. It is also not known if Lanford has any siblings.

Buck Lanford Wife

Lanford is married to his longtime girlfriend, Traci. Together the couple has been blessed with two children.

Buck Lanford Net Worth

Lanford has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his career as a journalist.

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Buck Lanford Salary

Lanford earns an annual salary ranging between 45, 000 to $ 110, 500.

Buck Lanford Education

Lanford graduated from South Gwinnett High School. He later received degrees in journalism and business management from Georgia State University. Lanford interned at FOX 5 Atlanta during college!

Buck Lanford Career

When Lanford is not sitting behind the Good Day Atlanta anchor desk, he can be seen sitting down with some of Atlanta’s top chefs for his popular weekly segment, Burgers With Buck. He has eaten and given the coveted BWB “thumbs up” salute to hundreds of local restaurants and counting.

Prior to tackling anchor duties on Good Day Atlanta, he was FOX 5’s weekend sports anchor and lived FOX 5’s sports slogan: “Get in the Game!” He has covered the Super Bowl, PGA Championship, The Masters, World Series, Daytona 500, heavyweight fights, Final Four, and even the American Bowl in Tokyo. Lanford continues to be active in FOX 5’s High 5 Sports coverage.

Covering a story is just the start for him. Buck once reported live while driving a race car and served as the “runner cam” reporter for the Peachtree Road Race. Manning the “runner cam” involved delivering live reports and interviews while running the 10K with 50,000 other people.

His unique style and willingness to get in the game have earned him five Emmy Awards, including Best Sportscaster. Additionally, the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society recognized him with their Michael Schoenbrun National Media award. Heavily involved in the community, he speaks at various civic events and emcees the annual Gwinnett County Hall of Fame awards ceremony.

Buck Lanford Fox 5 Atlanta

Lanford is currently working at Fox 5 Atlanta where he works alongside other famous Fox 5 Atlanta anchors and reporters including;

  1. Phil Kent
  2. Randy Travis
  3. Alex Whittler
  4. Janice Yu
  5. Christine Sperow
  6. Doug Evans
  7. Alyse Eady
  8. Deidra Dukes
  9. Denise Dillon
  10. Morse Diggs
  11. Cody Chaffins
  12. David Chandley
  13. Courtney Bryant
  14. Ryan Beesley
  15. Katie Beasley
  16. Claire Simms
  17. Russ Spencer
  18. Dale Russell
  19. Ken Rodriguez
  20. Aungelique Proctor
  21. Ron Gant
  22. Lori Geary
  23. Tom Haynes
  24. Emilie Ikeda
  25. Janelle King
  26. Dana Fowle
  27. Natalie Fultz
  28. Joanne Feldman
  29. Marc Teichner
  30. Sharon Lawson
  31. Paul Milliken
  32. Kelly Price
  33. Kaitlyn Pratt

Buck Lanford Social Media Platforms

Lanford is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He has over 9k followers on Twitter, over 3k followers on Instagram, and over 15k followers on Facebook.

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