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

Plane Crashes NW MN

Sep 23, 2017 AT 12:44 pm

Three dead as plane crashes in Pennington County

GF Hit and Run

Sep 23, 2017 AT 12:34 pm

Accident sends one person to Altru

GF Standoff (update)

Sep 22, 2017 AT 8:53 pm

Teen standoff ends peacefully in Grand Forks

Red Lake County - Shooting

Sep 22, 2017 AT 1:11 pm

Self-inflicted gunshot leaves one man dead

Summer Storms 2017

Sep 22, 2017 AT 8:24 am

Another active severe weather season