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

  • Analyzing the political tsunami in Raleigh

    Posted on: 10:05 pm, August 5, 2013, by , updated on: 02:35pm, August 6, 2013

    Even casual news watchers know it was a volatile year in North Carolina politics. However, there is wide disagreement over...
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  • Mother of hit-and-run victim wants man to own up to deeds

    Posted on: 10:54 pm, August 4, 2013, by

    There are some emotional wounds that are so deep they never heal. But when the incident that causes the pain...
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  • Raising ‘backyard chickens’

    Posted on: 10:30 pm, August 1, 2013, by , updated on: 03:29pm, August 2, 2013

    Ever wonder what came first, the chicken or the egg? The question may be answered by a growing phenomenon known...
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  • Former Green Beret still fighting, 40 years later

    Posted on: 10:29 pm, July 29, 2013, by

    The world has never seen another fighting force like the American Military. Maybe what sets them apart is the way...
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  • Local band ‘makes it’ on their own

    Posted on: 10:24 pm, July 25, 2013, by , updated on: 10:27pm, July 25, 2013

    A generation ago, if you wanted a career in music, you had to hope some big record executive somehow discovered...
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  • NC vet opens up about Vietnam experiences through letters

    Posted on: 2:06 pm, July 19, 2013, by , updated on: 02:11pm, July 19, 2013

    Most war veterans don’t like to talk about what happened overseas. But a North Carolina vet is starting to open...
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  • Punk rock’s ‘first’ band to make Greensboro debut

    Posted on: 10:23 pm, July 18, 2013, by

    Have you ever heard the bands, The Hype, Starfish or The Detours? Chances are you have, but just don’t know...
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  • Winston-Salem woman starts foundation to rescue, rehabilitate birds

    Posted on: 11:08 pm, July 15, 2013, by

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The appeal of a pet in a store and the reality of bringing one home, can be...
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  • History collides at Gettysburg for Piedmont man

    Posted on: 10:23 pm, July 4, 2013, by

    Greensboro native Bill Stork went to find the trail his great, great-grandfather TJ Pitchford strode at Gettysburg, but found much more...
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  • Piedmont man to run for 24 hours to raise money for Alzheimer’s

    Posted on: 6:00 pm, June 19, 2013, by , updated on: 06:01pm, June 19, 2013

    Despite all of our medical advances, dementia – diseases like Alzheimer’s – are still largely a mystery to us. Your...
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  • Congress of Millionaires

    Posted on: 10:24 pm, June 17, 2013, by

    When we go to the polls, we are electing people to represent us. But can someone who doesn’t know what...
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  • Bob Buckley looks at how to prevent the next Newtown

    Posted on: 10:01 pm, June 2, 2013, by

    After mass shootings like the one at Sandy Hook Elementary and the movie theater in Colorado, there are cries for...
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