Buck Sexton is a conservative American radio host, political commentator, author, and former intelligence officer with the Central Intelligence Agency. He currently hosts a show on TheBlaze Radio and is a CNN political commentator. His work has appeared in a number of prominent publications including TheBlaze, National Review and The Washington Times.
Buck Sexton was born December 28, 1981 and reared 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 Society of Jesus 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.
Sexton has said that he suffers from Coeliac disease.  (1 September 2016)
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.
After four years with the CIA, Sexton joined the New York Police Department Intelligence Division.
In the summer of 2011, Sexton became the national security editor of TheBlaze.
Television and radio
Sexton was the co-host of TheBlaze TV's daily news program Real News from the program's launch in 2012 to the end of its run in 2014 Sexton currently hosts a daily radio show on TheBlaze Radio, and had previously hosted a one-hour television show.
In 2014, Sexton became a contributor to CNN.