Doug Barrett

Doug Barre on 1310 KNOX

Doug Barrett is one of the most heavily awarded broadcasters in North Dakota. Barrett has been keeping watch over news events in the Red River Valley for the past 36 years.

The Chicago area native is a graduate of Winona State University. He moved to Minnesota in 1975 and decided to call North Dakota home in 1981. Barrett is married with two grown children.

Over the years the K-N-O-X News team has been recognized for excellence in reporting by such groups as the Associated Press…Minnesota News Network…A-P Managing Editors Association… Silver Microphone…and Northwest Broadcast News Association. In 1998 Vice-President Al Gore presented K-N-O-X with the “Hammer Award” for work during the devastating 1997 Red River flood.

When not on the air Barrett enjoys DIY projects…walking…and an occasional game of curling.

Recent articles by Doug Barrett

GF Terrorizing

Dec 7, 2019 AT 4:52 pm

GFPD arrests suspect after threat complaint

MN Helicopter Crash

Dec 7, 2019 AT 4:46 pm

Authorities identify military members killed in crash

ND - Religious Abuse

Dec 7, 2019 AT 4:37 pm

ND man hits child over beliefs


Dec 6, 2019 AT 10:53 pm

Scheel stops 41 in shutout at WMU

Walz - Flags Half-Staff Order

Dec 6, 2019 AT 1:02 pm

Governor orders flags flown at half-staff in honor of three Minnesota National Guardsmen