Claudia Barr

Anchor, News Channel 3 at 5, 6 & 10

She has one of the most recognizable faces in Memphis television news.

Claudia Barr has been a Memphis anchor for 24 years. During that time she was nominated for an Emmy Award for a documentary on Dr. Martin Luther King and was named Journalist of the Year by her alma mater, the University of Memphis.

Claudia joined the News Channel 3 team in February 2006 as the 5pm, 6pm and 10pm co-anchor with Richard Ransom.

The Memphis native began her journalism career in radio, working for WDIA and then WREC Radio, as assistant News Director and Assignment Editor.

Claudia is very active in the community. She has served on the boards of the Memphis Development Foundation and the University of Memphis Alumni Association.

Claudia is married to Robert Woods. Mr. Woods is retired from the NFL and currently serves as the Athletic Director/ Coach at Overton High School.

In her spare time, Claudia likes to shop.

She says, "I'd rather shop at Home Depot or Lowe's than Neiman Marcus... well, sometimes. I love beautiful clothes, but you just can't beat a good pair of blue jeans and a crisp white shirt."

Recent Articles

  • Dreams, Hopes, Wishes Welcomed On Chalkboard In Midtown

    Posted on: 6:55 pm, November 8, 2013, by and

    "Before I Die" is an international project, started two years ago with chalkboards in more than 40 countries.
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  • Base Lock-Down Leaves Family Members On High Alert

    Posted on: 6:19 pm, October 25, 2013, by and , updated on: 06:23pm, October 25, 2013

    For an hour, the Millington Naval Base was on lock-down while authorities searched for the shooter we now know was Amos Patton.
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    Millington, TN
  • Bucking The Obesity Trend

    Posted on: 7:07 pm, September 16, 2013, by and

    Lequintin Lindsey is proof not everyone’s a statistic. He’s a parent who makes sure his six kids eat healthy and...
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  • Rhodes Nabs Spot On Another List Of The Country’s Best Colleges

    Posted on: 5:17 pm, September 10, 2013, by and , updated on: 05:41pm, September 10, 2013

    The college finished 54th in a U.S. News and World report ranking of the best colleges in the country.
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  • Push Aims To Reclaim Violent Memphis Streets

    Posted on: 4:39 pm, August 27, 2013, by and , updated on: 05:45pm, August 27, 2013

    A half dozen pastors met to support an initiative to push gangs out of the neighborhood, revive community pride and show their outrage over any murder that hits close to home.
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  • Thousands Of Rape Survivors May Find Voice In Evidence Testing By TBI

    Posted on: 6:43 pm, August 21, 2013, by and

    “It’s really good news because it shows city leadership paying attention to a problem that’s been a nagging one one...
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  • Memphis Entrepreneur Tina Birchett Passes Away

    Posted on: 6:07 pm, August 19, 2013, by and , updated on: 06:12pm, August 19, 2013

    She blazed a trail that shined a light on minority women. The word “no” was not an answer, at least...
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  • Pregnant Woman Shot, Apartment Owner Plans To Clean Out Crime

    Posted on: 5:30 pm, August 16, 2013, by and

    Harvard Stephens shook his head as he looked over the apartment complex he’s owned for two years. There’s work to...
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  • What To Do When You See A Dog Attacking Someone

    Posted on: 4:35 pm, August 9, 2013, by and

    To avoid becoming a victim yourself, grab something to use as a weapon.
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  • Yard Help Eases Worries For 81-Year-Old Orange Mound Resident

    Posted on: 5:22 pm, August 6, 2013, by and , updated on: 05:58pm, August 6, 2013

    A group from Lifeline to Success hacked, trimmed and mowed through the overgrown backyard, bringing the home up to code.
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  • Neighbors Worried About What Could Come With New Campus

    Posted on: 5:32 pm, August 2, 2013, by and , updated on: 05:32pm, August 6, 2013

    Neighbors say the intersection of Poplar and Walnut is already busy enough, and the school will only make things worse.
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  • News Channel 3

    Posted on: 4:41 pm, March 9, 2012, by

    Count on News Channel 3 for news, breaking news, sports and weather.
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