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 - 2018 Road Construction

Jan 16, 2018 AT 8:15 am

Sales tax dollars to boost Grand Forks road repairs

Greenway - Deer

Jan 16, 2018 AT 8:10 am

EGF may survey residents on deer damage

ND Breastfeeding Dispute

Jan 16, 2018 AT 8:08 am

Restaurant owner apologizes for booting breast-feeding woman

ND Homeless Funding

Jan 16, 2018 AT 8:07 am

18 North Dakota programs get money to help the homeless

Red River Diversion

Jan 16, 2018 AT 8:00 am

Report on Red River diversion changes due out this week