Barrie Oliver joined KALB-TV In August 2009. She started out as a Production Assistant for the Jambalaya and Midday newscasts. Barrie is now our Executive Producer and primarily focuses on the 6 p.m. newscast.
Barrie graduated from Chicago's Benedictine University in 2008 with a Bachelor's Degree in Mass Communications. During her years at college, she was able to get hands-on training in editing, field reporting, anchoring, production and writing.
Barrie also learned marketing and public relations skills while interning in the marketing and communications departments at Benedictine University, as well as the marketing and public relations departments at the Paragon Casino Resort in Marksville, La.
Aside from the news world, Barrie enjoys sports, working out, shopping, music and art.
Barrie is a native of Mansura, Louisiana. She currently resides in Alexandria.
Barrie enjoys being a part of the News Channel 5 team and looks forward to accomplishing new goals in the future.