Garrett Turner joined the Channel 2 News family in January of 2013 with previous print, radio and on-air experience, as well as a Masters in Broadcast Journalism.
Garrett assumes the role of Reporter/Multi-Media Journalist & fill-in Anchor at KTUU. Garrett comes to Channel 2 News with great passion for reporting and has proven himself as a "one-man-band" - reporting and producing news, politics and sports - on television, cable, radio, online and print. In the year prior to joining KTUU, Garrett covered the Super Bowl and Iowa Caucus for Emerson College's AP Award-winning TV station WEBN.
Garrett grew up in Missouri, and graduated from Baylor University in Waco, TX in 2009 with a bachelor's degree in Business Journalism. From there, he moved to the Northeast where he worked as a sports writer for several publications. After spending nearly two years in print, Garrett decided to further his academic studies in the area of broadcast journalism.
Garrett and his wife are incredibly excited to now call the “Last Frontier” home. As an avid outdoorsman, Garrett looks forward to enjoying the beauty and exploring the natural habitat that Alaska provides. Among the news “beats” Garret will be focused on covering: Investigative, Fish & Game and Environmental Issues. Garrett is always seeking great story ideas or tips to investigate, so send your best ideas!