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

Fargo Protest (updated)

May 30, 2020 AT 6:35 pm

Fargo protestors march for hours over George Floyd death

NDUS Board - Opening

May 30, 2020 AT 3:56 pm

Eight Candidates Apply for ND Board of Higher Education

ND COVID-19

May 30, 2020 AT 3:49 pm

ND prison seeks $2.5 million in virus aid

UND Projects

May 30, 2020 AT 3:02 pm

NDUS approves GF campus requests

MN Protests

May 30, 2020 AT 1:43 pm

More unrest as call goes out for National Guard