Buck Lanford Biography
Buck Lanford is an American news anchor 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 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 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.
Buck Lanford Height
Lanford stands at a height of approximately 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m).
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. They are blessed with two children.
Buck Lanford Net Worth
Lanford has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his career as a news anchor.
Buck Lanford Salary
Lanford earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $110,500.
Buck Lanford FOX 5 Atlanta
Lanford works at FOX 5 Atlanta where he works alongside other famous FOX 5 Atlanta anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;
- Janelle King
- Phil Kent
- Randy Travis
- Alex Whittler
- Janice Yu
- Christine Sperow
- Doug Evans
- Alyse Eady
- Deidra Dukes
- Denise Dillon
- Morse Diggs
- Cody Chaffins
- David Chandley
- Courtney Bryant
- Ryan Beesley
- Katie Beasley
- Claire Simms
- Russ Spencer
- Dale Russell
- Ken Rodriguez
- Aungelique Proctor
The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Lanford.
|Who is Lanford?||He is an American news anchor|
|Height||5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m)|
|Salary||$40,000 – $110,500|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|