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

EGF Drug Bust

Aug 16, 2017 AT 2:12 pm

Synthetic Drugs surface in East Grand Forks

University Avenue Improvements

Aug 16, 2017 AT 8:11 am

Upcoming study will focus on medians through the UND campus

EGF Interconnect Project

Aug 16, 2017 AT 7:58 am

East Grand Forks prepares to decommission waste ponds

Kennedy Bridge Rehab Continues

Aug 16, 2017 AT 7:51 am

Kennedy Bridge detour scheduled tonight for pier placement

ND Oil Pipeline

Aug 16, 2017 AT 7:48 am

North Dakota gets $10M for Dakota Access costs