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

Grand Forks - Coronavirus

Mar 30, 2020 AT 10:40 am

Two GF County residents test positive for COVID-19

Burgum COVID-19 Modeling

Mar 30, 2020 AT 9:24 am

Coronavirus cases in ND continue to climb

Flood Outlook (new)

Mar 30, 2020 AT 8:56 am

Flooding to impact northern areas of the RRV

Prairie Dog Dollars - ND

Mar 30, 2020 AT 8:50 am

Economic slowdown could quiet ND Prairie Dog plan

EGF Students Resume Learning

Mar 30, 2020 AT 8:48 am

District-595 launches distance learning plan