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Drew Engelbart is an award winning journalist that joined the FOX31 Denver and Channel 2 News team in July 2015.

Drew is a Colorado native, born and raised in Fort Collins, where he played baseball for state-powerhouse Rocky Mountain High School.

Before moving back to his home state, Drew was a sports anchor/reporter at KRIS-TV in Corpus Christi, TX for three years. He was also a sports anchor at KTWO in Casper, WY for two years.

Drew graduated from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State University, and enjoys telling stories that inspire others.

Drew enjoys spending time with his family, Dad (Tim), Mom (Angie), and sister (Kierstin) live in Fort Collins, and plenty of friends throughout the state. In his free time, you’ll find him golfing or working out in the summer, and skiing in the winter.

You can send Drew an email at Drew.Engelbart@KDVR.com


Recent Articles
  • Elon Musk’s brother in Boulder giving away his personal Tesla Model 3 for charity

    BOULDER, Colo. — Kimbal Musk, the brother of Elon Musk, is a philanthropist and restaurant owner who lives in Boulder and he’s giving away his Tesla Model 3 — and all the proceeds will go to his charity, Big Green. Big Green is a nonprofit that is nationwide but much of its work has been done with low-income students at schools in Denver. The goal is to promote youth wellness. It has built hundreds of outdoor classrooms called learning gardens where […]

  • ‘Hobby Lobby Challenge:’ Pictures go viral after photo shoot inside store

    DENVER — The internet loves a good “challenge” — such as the Cinnamon Challenge, the Hot Pepper Challenge, or even the Tide Pod Challenge. The latest challenge, which unlike other challenges isn’t dangerous, is called the Hobby Lobby Challenge. In this challenge, you take what looks like a professional glamour shot in a beautiful field and then show where you really are — in the aisles of Hobby Lobby. ABC News reports that professional photographer Kelsey Maggart is credited with starting the […]

  • Denver man has helped find more than 200 lost rings

    DENVER — Losing a wedding ring or any ring can be heartbreaking, but a Denver man is part of a website to help recover those lost items. Jeff Lubbert has been a ring finder in Denver for eight years and has recovered more than 200 items from wedding rings to dog tags. He has found the items in all sorts of places from the bottom of a lake all the way to 13,000 feet on Mount Bierstadt. Although he has […]

  • ‘Healing as One:’ Denver youth design words of hope for new billboards

    DENVER — You may have noticed some unusual advertisements on a number of billboards around Denver this month, and upon a closer look, they’re not selling a product – they’re selling hope and unity. The billboards are designed by youth from around the metro area as part of Denver’s Healing As One campaign. The idea started back in 2014 when hundreds of students at East High left class and marched in support of residents in Ferguson, Missouri, who were protesting a […]

  • Caught on Camera: Americans are captured on an estimated 70 security cameras each day

    DENVER — Many times security cameras go unnoticed, but they’re everywhere. It’s estimated that there are more than 60 million security cameras across the United States. Although it depends on where you live, nearly every moment you’re not at home – you’re likely on camera somewhere. FOX31 and Channel 2 asked people on the 16th Street Mall how many times they thought they were on camera each day. Most people guessed somewhere in the 5-20 times each day range – but […]

  • CU Denver startup wins NFL grant for helmet-safety technology

    DENVER — A startup company at the University of Colorado Denver won the NFL’s “1st and Future” grant for inventing a technology for a safer football helmet. CU Denver startup Impressio pitched the technology to a panel of experts during Super Bowl weekend in Minneapolis and was granted $50,000 by the NFL to start testing their patented technology in football helmets. The panel was made up of NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, NBC Sports chairman Mark Lazarus, Mayo Clinic president and CEO […]

  • ‘A Nation’s Call:’ Marine from Colorado Springs featured in new ad for Marine Corps

    DENVER — A Marine from Colorado is featured in a new commercial for the Marine Corps that aired during a livestream of Super Bowl LII on Sunday. The commercial is called “A Nations Call” and for a moment the camera is taken inside a big aircraft with 21-year-old Cpl. Karissa Tanguay-Jones, a native of Colorado Springs, who is battle-ready with a heavy machine gun. The ad opens with Marines loading onto helicopters before they take off from aircraft carriers in the ocean. […]

  • About 30 residents displaced by Lakewood apartment fire

    LAKEWOOD, Colo. — About 30 residents were displaced after a fire at an apartment complex early Wednesday morning, West Metro Fire Rescue said. No injuries were reported after the fire broke out on the third floor of the Westhills Apartment Homes at 383 Van Gordon St. just after 1 a.m. The majority of the damage is to two third-floor units. A smoke detector woke up the occupants where the fire started and they were able to get out and alert […]

  • Local teen rises to fame on social media, set to star in TV show

    DENVER — Eighteen months ago, Case Walker was a normal, everyday teenager. Now he has millions of fans on social media and was just cast as the main character in a new TV show. Walker, who lives with his parents in the Denver area, broadcasts live to thousands of people around the world every week using the app Musical.ly. In about a year, he has gained 1.7 million followers and his bedroom wall is lined with fan mail from across […]

  • Sports Authority signs to begin being removed from football stadium

    DENVER — Removal equipment arrived Monday morning for crews to begin taking down signage at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Sports Authority has had its name on the stadium even after going bankrupt in March 2016 and closing all of its stores. Last week, Broncos president and CEO Joe Ellis said the signage will finally come down. The Sports Authority signage that is usually lit at night was dark on Monday morning, another indication the removal is imminent. It […]

  • Hourslong barricade situation in Evergreen ends with suspect in custody

    EVERGREEN, Colo. — A man is in custody after a nine hour standoff with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office and a SWAT team in Evergreen on Wednesday morning, the sheriff’s office said. Deputies responded to a report of a disturbance inside a home in the 29000 block of Pine Road around 1 a.m. Three victims were able to leave the home with minor injuries before the suspect barricaded himself inside the home. Authorities said one of the victims was able […]

  • RTD commuter rail lines have safety feature that could’ve prevented deadly Amtrak crash

    DENVER — RTD’s commuter rail lines, such as the A Line, are equipped with the congress-mandated safety technology that possibly could have prevented the deadly train crash in Washington state this week. RTD was one of the first companies in the country to put positive train control (PTC) in their commuter rail lines. They were in the process of building the A and B lines when congress first mandated the technology about 10 years ago. Only RTD’s A and B […]