Buck Sexton

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Buck Sexton
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James Buckman Sexton

(1981-12-28) December 28, 1981 (age 40)
Manhattan, New York
CitizenshipUnited States
EducationB.A. Political Science
Alma materAmherst College
  • Radio host
  • Political commentator
  • TV Host
  • iHeart Media, "The Buck Sexton Show"
  • "Clay Travis and Buck Sexton Show";
  • First TV "Hold the Line"
  • Mason Sexton (father)
  • Jane Hickey (mother)

Buck Sexton (born 28 December 1981) is an American radio host, political commentator, podcaster, writer, and former CIA intelligence officer.[1] He is best known as the co-host of the popular The Clay Travis and Buck Sexton Show that is nationally syndicated by Premiere Radio Networks, a subsidiary of iHeartMedia.[2][3]

Sexton is also the host of “Hold The Line” on The First TV and a former guest host for The Rush Limbaugh Show, The Sean Hannity Show, and The Glenn Beck Program.[4] Sexton as a renowned radio host often discusses business, politics, entertainment, and social issues.[5]

Sexton is also a regular guest analyst appearing on Fox News[6] and Fox Business Network.

Early life and education

Sexton was born on 28 December 1981 to Mason Speed Sexton and Jane Buckman Hickey. He grew up in Manhattan, New York, with two brothers and a sister named Mason, Lawrence, and Daisy.

Sexton completed his high school education at Saint David’s grammar school and Regis High School. In 2000, he enrolled in Amherst College in Massachusetts, where he acquired a bachelor’s degree in Political Science.


Sexton joined the Central Intelligence Agency as an analyst in 2005. He was first assigned to the Al Qaeda-focused Counterterrorism Center (CTC).[7] In 2006 he transferred to the Office of Iraq Analysis (OIA). In 2010, he joined the NYPD Intelligence Division as an Intelligence Research Specialist to assist on counterterrorism cases.[8]

Sexton began working as a national security editor for Glenn Beck's Blaze in 2011. He was hired as a contributor and eventually became a permanent anchor on GBTV’s Real News. Sexton started a Saturday radio show, the Buck Sexton Show, in 2012 and within a year it was changed to five days a week. Sexton filled in for Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, and Glenn Beck starting in 2014 on their syndicated radio programs.[9]

Sexton began working as a paid political commentator for CNN in 2015, a position he held until 2017. In 2016, Sexton joined Premiere Radio Networks as the host of "America Now," a nationally syndicated radio show.[10] The name of the show was officially changed to "The Buck Sexton Show" in 2018.[11]

Sexton joined TheHill.com's show "Rising" on Hilltv as a co-host in 2017 and became a contributing columnist at thehill.com. Sexton was confirmed as the co-host of the Clay Travis[12] and Buck Sexton show, which would take over for Rush Limbaugh in 2021. The show is broadcast on nearly 400 stations across the country, according to iheartmedia.[13]

Television and Podcast

S.No. Year Title Type Role
1 2013-2014 Red Eye w/Tom Shillue TV Series Guest Panelist
2 2013-2016 The Kelly File TV Series Self
3 2014 The Independents TV Series Self
4 2014-2020 Fox and Friends TV Series Self
5 2017 S.E. Cupp Unfiltered TV Series Guest Panelist
6 2017-2018 Louder with Crowder TV Series Guest appearance
7 2017-2021 The Buck Sexton Show TV Series Host, Producer, Writer
8 2017-2021 Outnumbered TV Series Self
9 2018 Rising with the Hill's Krystal

Ball and Buck Sexton

TV Series Co-host
10 2018 The Greg Gutfeld Show TV Series Guest Panelist
11 2018 The McLaughlin Group TV Series Self
12 2018 America with Eric Bolling TV Series Self
13 2018-2020 Your Welcome TV Series Guest appearance
14 2019 Special Report with Bret Baier TV Series Guest Panelist
15 2019-2020 Media Buzz TV Series Self
16 2019-2020 Real Time with Bill Maher TV Series Guest Panelist
17 2019-2021 The First TV Series Self
18 2019-2021 Tucker Carlson Tonight TV Series Self
19 2020 America First with Sebastian Gorka TV Series Guest appearance
20 2020 Come Hang with Malice TV Series Documentary Guest appearance
21 2021 The Megyn Kelly Show TV Series Self
22 2021 The Truth with Lisa Boothe TV Series Self
23 2021 The Clay Travis & Buck Sexton Show Podcast Series Co-host, Producer, Writer
24 2021 Gutfeld! TV Series Self

In the media



  1. "Buck Sexton". IMDb. Retrieved 9 December 2021.
  2. "The Buck Sexton Show | WFMD-AM". www.wfmd.com. Retrieved 9 December 2021.
  3. "Buck Sexton". Politicon. Retrieved 9 December 2021.
  4. Weprin, Alex; Weprin, Alex (27 May 2021). "Fox News Regulars Clay Travis and Buck Sexton Tapped as Rush Limbaugh Replacements". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 9 December 2021.
  5. "Buck Sexton Biography | Booking Info for Speaking Engagements". www.allamericanspeakers.com. Retrieved 9 December 2021.
  6. "Buck Sexton". Fox News. 8 December 2021. Retrieved 9 December 2021.
  7. "Buck Sexton – WNIS". wnis.com. Retrieved 9 December 2021.
  8. "Buck Sexton - 760 AM". Buck Sexton. Retrieved 9 December 2021.
  9. "Who is Buck Sexton?". The US Sun. 27 May 2021. Retrieved 9 December 2021.
  10. "Meet Buck Sexton". WGAC. 15 June 2021. Retrieved 9 December 2021.
  11. "Buck Sexton | Speaking Fee, Booking Agent, & Contact Info | CAA Speakers". www.caa.com. Retrieved 9 December 2021.
  12. "Premiere Networks Launches "The Clay Travis & Buck Sexton Show"". www.businesswire.com. 27 May 2021. Retrieved 9 December 2021.
  13. Sexton, Buck. "George Floyd, Buck Sexton, opinion". Houma Today. Retrieved 9 December 2021.

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