Jason Barr, KGUN 9 Sports Anchor

Jason Barr

KGUN 9 On Your Side

Sports Anchor

Jason Barr is KGUN-TV's sports director and anchor, and he appears appears regularly on KGUN newscasts.

Since arriving in Tucson, Jason has won three prestigious Edward R. Murrow awards for sports reporting. His story on Warren Ballpark in Bisbee helped KGUN win another Murrow award for best use of video. Jason has also won two Rocky Mountain Emmy awards for sports reporting. He's covered the College World Series, the Super Bowl, and the NCAA Final Four.

Jason is also the sideline reporter on the Indoor Football League Tucson Sugar Skulls broadcasts on sister station CW Tucson.

Jason is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania. He has an M.B.A. in management from UNC-Charlotte, during which time he worked for the Ralph Lauren Corporation.

Prior to working in Tucson, Jason was a sports anchor for WTKR-TV in Norfolk, VA. He is originally from New Jersey.

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