Buck Sexton

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Buck Sexton
Born (1981-12-28) December 28, 1981 (age 40)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Residence New York City, New York, U.S.[1]
Nationality American
Education Regis High School
Alma mater Amherst College[2]
Occupation Radio host/television host, political commentator, author
Employer Premiere Networks
Known for Political commentary, Foreign Policy Analysis
The Buck Sexton Show

Buck Sexton[1] (born December 28, 1981) is a conservative American radio host, political commentator, author, and former intelligence officer with the Central Intelligence Agency.[3] He is the host of The Buck Sexton Show, a three-hour weekday talk radio show, syndicated on over 100 U.S. stations, by Premiere Networks.

Prior to joining Premiere Networks, Sexton hosted the original "Buck Sexton Show" on TheBlaze Radio, and served as a CNN contributor. His work has appeared in a number of prominent publications including TheBlaze,[1] CNN,[4] National Review[5] and The Washington Times.[6]

Personal background

Buck Sexton was born December 28, 1981 and spent his childhood in the Upper East Side of Manhattan. He spent his elementary school years at St. David's School followed by Regis High School, a private Jesuit university-preparatory school, both in New York City. After primary school, Sexton attended Amherst College in Amherst, Massachusetts. He graduated cum laude in 2004 with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.[7]

Sexton has spoken several times about his diagnosis of Celiac disease.

Professional life


Sexton began working for the Central Intelligence Agency Counterterrorism Center after graduation from Amherst. He worked there for a year and was transferred to the Iraq office. He was moved to the Afghanistan office in 2009.[7][8]

After four years with the CIA, Sexton joined the New York Police Department Intelligence Division.[7][8]

The Blaze

In the summer of 2011, Sexton became the national security editor of TheBlaze.[7][8]

Television and radio

Sexton has served as a guest host on the three largest nationwide conservative radio talk shows, Rush Limbaugh,[9] Sean Hannity, and Glenn Beck.[10]

Sexton was the co-host of TheBlaze TV's weekday news program Real News from the program's launch in 2012 [11] to the end of its run in 2014 [12] Sexton also hosted a weekday radio show on TheBlaze Radio Network.

In 2014, Sexton became a contributor to CNN.[13]

Sexton also hosted a weekday radio show on TheBlaze Radio Network called "The Buck Sexton Show." The three-hour program featured analysis of the issues of the day, with an emphasis on U.S. politics and national security. The show aired until March 2017.

In 2017, Premiere Networks enlisted Sexton to host the syndicated radio show, America Now.[14] In 2018, the program was simply re-titled The Buck Sexton Show.

In June of 2018, Sexton, who had been a regular contributor to The Hill began co-hosting a television show with Krystal Ball at The Hill titled Rising with Krystal Ball and Buck Sexton.[15][16]



  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Buck Sexton | TheBlaze
  2. Simon & Schuster Author Biography | Simon & Schuster
  3. 10 Questions with Buck Sexton | AllAccess.com
  4. Buck Sexton | CNN Profiles
  5. Author Archives | National Review
  6. SEXTON: Syria's Next Civil War | Washington Times
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 Mercury Confidential: Which member of TheBlaze team briefed the president on national security? | GlennBeck.com
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Kelly, Megyn (15 April 2014). "Interview with Buck Sexton". Kelly File. https://search.proquest.com/news/docview/1795779844/fulltext/4C3E33BC02214401PQ/3?accountid=10226. Retrieved 15 June 2018. 
  9. The Rush Limbaugh Show Archives
  10. Mediaite: The Blaze's Buck Sexton Blasts Jon Stewart for Lecturing on Racism
  11. The Blaze Gets Its Own TV Show - Mediate.com
  12. TheBlaze TV Announces Change to Prime-Time Lineup - TheBlaze.com
  13. CNN.com - Transcripts
  14. "Buck Sexton To Be New Host of Syndicated ‘America Now’". Inside Radio. 1 February 2017. http://www.insideradio.com/free/buck-sexton-to-be-new-host-of-syndicated-america-now/article_741f3166-e8cc-11e6-b4eb-5b382f2a6400.html. Retrieved 17 June 2018. 
  15. Wemple, Eric (14 May 2018). "The Hill’s John Solomon moves to new spot as ‘opinion contributor’". Washington Post. https://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/erik-wemple/wp/2018/05/14/the-hills-john-solomon-moves-to-new-spot-as-opinion-contributor/. Retrieved 17 June 2018. 
  16. "Hill TV: Debuts New Show "Rising with Buck Sexton and Krystal Ball". Townhall. 12 June 2018. https://townhall.com/video/hill-tv-debuts-new-show-rising-with-buck-sexton-and-krystal-ball-n2489900. Retrieved 17 June 2018.