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.”

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