Tracy Barry can be seen weeknights anchoring KGW NewsChannel 8 @ 5pm, 6pm and 6:30pm.
Tracy joined NewsChannel 8 in 1985. Her prior experience includes work as an anchor and reporter at KATU-TV (ABC) in Portland; at KSTW-TV (UPN) in Tacoma, Washington; at KTVB-TV (NBC) in Boise, Idaho; and at KPVI-TV (NBC) in Pocatello, Idaho.
A 1977 graduate of Washington State University, Barry earned a Bachelor of Arts from the Edward R. Murrow School of Communications.
Tracy is the recipient of numerous awards for her anchoring and reporting. In 2009 she was honored as one of the most respected journalists in the Northwest with induction into the Northwest Regional Emmy's Silver Circle. In 2011, Tracy was honored to be inducted into the Hall of Achievement by the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University.
A native of the Northwest, Tracy grew up in Gig Harbor, Washington. She is active in the community and focuses her energy on fundraising for children's charities. Tracy and her husband Larry consider Oregon home and are happily raising their two daughters here.