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

Blizzard Conditions

Jan 17, 2020 AT 9:16 am

Travel to be impacted by latest winter storm

GFK Boardings

Jan 17, 2020 AT 9:10 am

GF Airport sees more traffic in 2019

EGF GreenStep Program

Jan 17, 2020 AT 9:01 am

Over 100 communities are enrolled in MPCA effort

Student Exploitation Lawsuit

Jan 17, 2020 AT 8:57 am

Parents sue after Bemidji students sexually exploited

Flu Ramps UP ND & MN

Jan 17, 2020 AT 8:54 am

Influenza cases starting to climb in the region