Natasha Barrett (television reporter)

Natasha Barrett is an American broadcast journalist. She was an anchor for KTRK-TV in Houston, TX. Natasha served as the weekend evening anchor and consumer reporter for four years. She is a Houston native, who graduated from Cypress Falls High School.


Barrett spent eight years in Washington as the original host of the daily, one-hour talk show called Let's Talk Live. She co hosted the show with Doug McElway who appears now on Fox News. Barrett was also the consumer reporter at WJLA.[1]

Barrett studied in London, England while attending American University in Washington. While in London, she worked for CNBC Europe. She graduated from American with a BA in Broadcast Journalism and Computer Information Systems.

She has worked at two stations in Texas: KZTV[2] in Corpus Christi, followed by KCEN-TV in Waco.[3] She joined WVEC-TV in Norfolk, Virginia as an investigative reporter in 2003. Then, in 2006, she joined WJLA-TV in Washington, DC as a reporter.

Barrett has received numerous awards for her work in journalism. Those awards include a Breaking News Award for her day-long coverage of a deadly church bus crash from the Texas Associated Press. She is also the recipient of an Investigative Reporting Award from the Virginia Associated Press for her work at WVEC-TV.

In 2007, she was nominated for the Hottest Female On-air in Washington.[4]


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  2. Reporter Natasha Barrett also started recently at KZTV"Cancelled 'Sports Night' comes back to life on Comedy Central". Corpus Christi Caller-Times. Archived from the original on 2011-07-08.
  3. Natasha Barrett moving on up"'Buffy' jumping WB for UPN". Corpus Christi Caller-Times. Archived from the original on 2008-08-21.
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