Garrett was inducted in to the Nevada Broadcasters Hall of Fame in 2017 and is a Heisman Trophy voter.  A graduate of Washington State University, Garrett left for his first job as a General Assignment Reporter at KBIM-TV in Roswell, New Mexico. After some time there, Garrett left for Great Falls, Montana at KFBB-TV to serve as weekend Sports Anchor which eventually led to the position of Sports Director.

In 2000 Garrett came to work at KTVN as Weekend Sports Anchor/Reporter. He became Sports Director in 2011.

Garrett was born and raised in Snohomish, Washington and is married to his high school sweetheart Rochelle. They began dating in Junior High and have a son. They also have two Rottweilers named Bledsoe and Brunell.

Garrett's hobbies include weight training, playing golf (a lot!), tinkering with home theater stuff, and, of course, watching sports. 

Some of his fondest memories in broadcasting include:

Covering Nevada Basketball's two Sweet 16 runs in the NCAA Tournament. Interviewing former President, Gerald Ford. Golfing with and getting tips from Hale Irwin.

E-mail Garrett at gdearborn@ktvn.com