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Bob always knew he was meant to live in North Carolina, it just took him a while to get here. He was born and raised in Chicago and went to the University of Missouri for Journalism school. After working in the "real world" for a year, he went back for his graduate degree in broadcast journalism and two days after graduating, found himself driving to North Carolina for a job as a sportscaster in Greenville. From there, he went to Washington State to be a sportscaster for a couple of years, before finding his way back to the Piedmont and making the switch to covering news.

You can see most of Bob's work on the FOX8 10:00 News, and sometimes on our other newscasts. You'll also see Bob filling in as an anchor occasionally. Politics, philosophy and literature are among his favorite subjects to read and discuss, when he's not playing soccer or spending time with his wife, Jean-Marie, and their 4 children.

Recent Articles
  • Bible lost for generations in NC finds its way home to family in Penn.

    MOCKSVILLE, N.C. — The only thing better than a good mystery is a good mystery solved. Back in December, we started telling a tale of a young lady who found something valuable — not to her, but to someone — where she works in Winston-Salem. When our story on her ran on a station in another state, someone there picked up the mystery and helped complete the circle. This edition of the Buckley Report only takes a few minutes to […]

  • Leading expert on pope, Catholic Church to speak in Triad

    Few people have captivated an entire planet like Jorge Bergoglio. You know him better as Pope Francis and the world should’ve had some idea of what was coming.  Father Bergoglio finished second to Joseph Ratzinger in the Papal election of 2005. But, somehow, he seems to have taken much of the world — at least those who aren’t Catholic — by surprise. In this edition of the Buckley Report, hear from a man who knows as much about Francis, the […]

  • ‘Annie’ composer speaks at High Point University

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — We can all hum the tune — maybe even sing most of the lyrics. But do we know who created our favorite music? If you’re a fan of rock and roll, maybe. But what about all those TV show tunes that we’ve loved, over the years? In the case of the musical, “Bye, Bye Birdie,” which became a high school drama class staple for a generation, and the in the case of, “Annie,” — you know, […]

  • Buckley Report analyzes recent ‘coal ash’ ad blaming Gov. McCrory

    By now, you’re probably familiar with the coal ash spill into the Dan River. That has been news since it happened last month. What is not news is that this was a disaster waiting to happen. That appears to be the premise of an advocacy ad run by the environmental group, the Natural Resources Defense Council, which is based in Washington, D.C. What’s different about this ad though is that it appears to put most – if not all – […]

  • Biltmore Estate once used to store famous works of art in WWII

    ASHEVILLE, N.C. — By now, you’ve probably seen the ads for the new George Clooney movie, “The Monuments Men.” But, to channel our inner Paul Harvey, you probably have yet to hear, “the rest of the story.” There was much concern about preserving great works of art during the mass destruction of World War II. That concern extended well beyond the battlefields of Europe and Asia. There was a constant concern that the Germans might attack the east coast and […]

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    NC teen Nash Grier the ‘King of Vine’ with nearly 6 million followers

    DAVIDSON, N.C. – The Internet is the great equalizer. As recently as, say, 10 years ago, if you wanted to be famous or entertain thousands, you had to win a show like FOX’s famous, “American Idol.” But the World Wide Web has changed that and a teenager from just south of the Triad proves that, if you have a winning personality and a few good video ideas, you can be one of the most well-known people on the planet – at […]

  • What’s the difference between men and women?

    Men and women have always sensed there is a difference between them — well, beyond the obvious. But now, there is proof: Men and women have different brains. The differences may be slight, considering all that goes into the brain, but different enough that we notice it in our daily lives. New research was done in England and they found that our brains are, indeed, wired differently by gender. This edition of the Buckley Report takes a look at those […]

  • Storm interrupts postal service in Davidson County

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — Mail service was interrupted in Lexington on Thursday due to the winter storm. While postal carriers arrived at work on Thursday morning ready to deliver the mail, the four large trucks that bring mail to the facilities were unable to get into town. The only mail delivered Thursday was to customers who went to retail stores, although several closed at 12 p.m. Officials are optimistic mail service will continue on Friday.

  • Man says God saved him from fire after crying out for help

    Some things seem too unlikely to simply be a coincidence. Take what happened to Matt Marion, for example. Matt didn’t have much of a faith, much of a belief in God. He went to church every once in a long while – maybe 10 times, over 20 years. But, true to that old phrase, “there are no atheists in a fox hole,” when Matt found himself in a very tight spot – maybe hot spot would be more accurate – he […]

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    Buckley Report: Medal of Honor

    “What do you need to win the Medal of Honor?” a young man once asked Ty Carter. “Does it mean you are the best of the best?” “That’s part of it,” Carter replied. “That must be cool,” said the young man. “I’d like to receive that, some day.” “Before you’re so sure,” responded Carter, “Here’s what it means. How many friends to you have with you, here, today?” “About a dozen,” the young man told him. “Well, imagine you’d have […]

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    Surry Co. woman claims she has seen heaven, talked to Jesus

    What would make you believe in life after death? Would you have to see it, to believe it? What if someone else saw “the other side” and told you about it? In this edition of the Buckley Report, you will hear from two who say they saw heaven after being clinically dead and from a medical doctor who was once very skeptical of near death experiences, but now thinks they are real. For contact information to share a near death […]

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    Buckley Report: ‘The Story of my Life’ short film

    In a time of increasingly tight budgets, what are we doing for the most vulnerable in our society? For generations, people like Karen, James and Cecelia were put into institutions — often at costs that were helping break those budgets. But, over the last thirty years, we’ve come to see there might be a different way to not only prevent their care from costing more than we can afford, but to allow these people to live as close to a […]