Gary Barrett is Senior Account Executive for KVRP-FM, Big Country 97 and KVRP-AM, 1400 - The River. Gary began his career in Radio at KDWT-AM in Stamford in March 1968. Thirteen years later Gary left KDWT for the position of Station Manager and Sales Manager at a new 100,000 watt FM station in Haskell, KVRP-FM. In 1986, the ownership of KVRP in purchased KDWT and changed the call letters to KVRP-AM.
Gary has done Sports play-by-play announcing for KVRP-FM since the mid 1980s. He has been the announcer for most Stamford Bulldog Football game broadcasts since 1986. In addition to football, Gary also does play-by-play on both stations for other area high school sports.
During his radio career, Gary has held the positions of General Manager, Station Manager, Sales Manager, Account Executive, Program Director, Production Director, Music Director and Traffic Director.
Gary enjoys attending NASCAR races in person and watching them on TV. He also likes to watch NFL and College Football in person or on TV. Gary and his wife, Twila, have three children and six grandchildren.