Bob Buckley

Senior Reporter

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

  • The power of prayer: Does it really work?

    Posted on: 11:24 pm, November 20, 2013, by , updated on: 09:26am, November 21, 2013

    You either believe, or you don’t. Ask just about any person of faith and they’ll tell you that praying matters....
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  • An update on Noelle, the ‘Miracle Baby’

    Posted on: 2:22 pm, November 18, 2013, by , updated on: 09:26am, November 19, 2013

    Some stories are simply different. When a little girl defies almost every set of odds to not only survive, but...
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  • ‘Half the person I used to be’ – a weight loss story

    Posted on: 10:40 pm, November 13, 2013, by , updated on: 09:55am, November 14, 2013

    “Nothing tastes … as good as being fit feels.” That may be a simple message, but it is lost on...
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  • Bicycle rehabilitation program helps those in need of transportation

    Posted on: 11:05 pm, November 12, 2013, by , updated on: 11:08pm, November 12, 2013

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — It’s surprising how little it takes, sometimes, to change people’s lives. Just ask Laura Peoples. She is...
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  • Lost dog tags return to Randolph County

    Posted on: 10:59 pm, November 11, 2013, by

    Nearly half a million of America’s greatest generation never came back from World War II. A lot of the ones...
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  • Why ‘selfies’ matter

    Posted on: 11:03 pm, November 6, 2013, by , updated on: 11:13pm, November 6, 2013

    No one is as interested in making us look good as we are. So why do we post so many...
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  • How a Forsyth Co. man makes $100k posting car reviews to YouTube

    Posted on: 6:04 pm, November 4, 2013, by , updated on: 06:13pm, November 4, 2013

    REIDSVILLE, N.C. — Kyle Lindsey, better known on YouTube as SaabKyle04, is a making over $100,000 a year reviewing cars...
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  • Storyscapes art installation in downtown Greensboro

    Posted on: 8:38 am, October 7, 2013, by

    Storyscapes is an art installation that re-maps downtown Greensboro through storytelling. As the city of Greensboro shuffles through its busy...
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  • Bob Buckley takes a look at Khan Academy

    Posted on: 10:08 pm, September 8, 2013, by , updated on: 10:20pm, September 8, 2013

    Is your child’s teacher worth $4 million?  Some teachers – at the grade school and high school level – make...
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  • Greensboro College grad hiked entire Appalachian Trail

    Posted on: 9:59 pm, August 29, 2013, by

    It was 90 years ago this fall that Benton McKaye’s idea of a grand nature trail from Maine to Georgia–also...
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  • A drone for the home?

    Posted on: 10:08 pm, August 26, 2013, by

    When it comes to the news, the word, “Drone,” has held a very specific connotation over the last few years....
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  • Signs of the past in downtown Greensboro

    Posted on: 10:17 pm, August 22, 2013, by , updated on: 05:52pm, August 26, 2013

    Many of the smaller-to-medium-sized cities in the South were able to maintain many of their old buildings in their downtowns,...
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