Kerry Barrett Biography
Kerry Barrett is an American award-winning journalist working with NBC 4 WNBC, New York. She joined “Today in New York,” NBC 4 New York’s 4:30 a.m. – 7 a.m. newscasts, in March 2015.
Barrett attended Clemson University earning a bachelor’s degree in speech and communications and a master’s degree in Telecommunications from the University of Florida.
Kerry Barrett Age
Barrett keeps her personal life private and has not yet disclosed her date of birth.
Kerry Barrett Husband
Barrett is married to John Jay Barrett a pilot with New Jersey National Guard and they together have two children together, Avery and John Jay Barrett IV. Her path to motherhood was not an easy one. She had her first child a daughter in 2011.
Kerry Barrett Miscarriages
She suffered several miscarriages thereafter but she was eventually able to carry her son.
Among her miscarriages was one that started just half an hour before she was due to go on air for the 10 ‘o clock news, and none of her colleagues knew she was pregnant. She went on with the show and lost the baby at home later that night.
Kerry Barrett Career
From January 2000 to September 2000, she was a weekday reporter, weekend anchor, and producer for KFDX in Wichita Falls, TX. She generated and enterprised stories for health and education beats daily. She developed, shot, wrote, edited, and also reported several stories a day and presented them live on air for three, daily live newscasts. At the station, she anchored and produced the highest-rated weekend newscasts. She also wrote and voiced daily radio cut-ins.
From February 2003 to October 2003, she worked as a reporter, fill-in anchor, and fill-in co-host at KNXV IN Phoenix, AZ. Kerry reported and field-produced, live-breaking stories multiple times a day. She is responsible for at least 10 live shots and teases during 2 a half-hour morning show.
Barrett anchored and reported live cut-ins and updates for morning newscasts and reported for the 10 pm newscast. She coordinated with producers, assignment managers, photographers, and anchors.
Barrett served as an anchor and reporter for Salt Lake City, UT from October 2003 to July 2008. She was morning and noon anchor. She also served as a fill-in newsreader on radio stations FM100 and 102.7.
Barrett served as an anchor for Good Day Philadelphia on WTXF, Philadelphia, PA from July 2014 to January 2015. She was the main anchor from June 2011 to July 2014. From September 2010 to June 2011 she was an anchor for Good Day Philadelphia.
Kerry Barrett NBC 4
She joined NBC 4 WNBC in New York, NY in February 2015. There, she served as an anchor and reporter. She was a breaking news anchor for Today in New York. She is also a primary fill-in anchor.
Kerry Barrett Salary
Barrett’s annual salary is not yet revealed.