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

ND & MN COVID-19 Update

Sep 28, 2020 AT 12:49 pm

North Dakota hospitalizations top the 100 mark

GFPD Pursuit

Sep 28, 2020 AT 8:38 am

GF police stop driver using PIT maneuver

ND - Voting Methods

Sep 28, 2020 AT 8:29 am

COVID-19 may spark more ND's to vote early

GF Sales Tax Collections

Sep 28, 2020 AT 8:22 am

Grand Forks tax holding its own during pandemic

ND - Online Sales

Sep 28, 2020 AT 8:17 am

Brick and mortar retails sales fall during Q2 in ND