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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
  • Parkland survivors attend vigil marking 19th anniversary of Columbine shooting

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — Friday will mark the 19th anniversary since the deadly shooting at Columbine High School. The community welcomed survivors of the Parkland, Florida, shooting to honor the lives lost and rally for change. More than 60 survivors of the Feb. 14 shooting in Florida were in Colorado on Thursday. They started with a private survivors meeting followed by a rally and then a vigil to help honor the lives lost in the Columbine tragedy on April 20, […]

  • Cleanup begins after powerful winds knock down trees, cause property damage, cut power

    DENVER — People around the state are beginning to clean up Wednesday after a major wind event uprooted trees, damaged property and cut power to thousands. The storm knocked out power for nearly 50,000 Xcel Energy customers. The winds calmed Wednesday morning. There have been no reports of major injuries because of the wind, but there is a lot of damage to clean up across the state. Trees were uprooted in Washington Park in Denver. Some very large trees could […]

  • Warm temperatures, strong winds fuel fire danger across state

    DENVER — With potentially record high temperatures on the way and windy conditions across the state, the fire danger will be a major concern the next few days across Colorado and could last well into the summer. The dry winter has firefighters across the Front Range on high alert. Wildfire experts say Colorado could be on track for one of the busiest seasons on record. State officials are specifically pointing to this week and the next few days as some […]

  • American Furniture Warehouse seeks special approval for 60-foot, electronic sign along I-25

    LARIMER COUNTY, Colo. — American Furniture Warehouse is asking for special permission to put up a 60-foot, electronic sign along Interstate 25 near Fort Collins. The sign would be located at I-25 and East Mulberry Street and would be 350 square feet in size. County rules allow signs no bigger than 90 square feet and 18 feet tall at the largest but the store has asked for a variance from the rules because, according to the application, much of its […]

  • Coldest, warmest and snowiest Rockies home openers

    DENVER — A storm system could have a major impact on the Rockies’ home opener at Coors Field on Friday. The system is bringing colder temperatures along with some rain and snow with temperatures in the 30s — a noticeable difference from the sunshine and 70s from the 2017 home opener. Friday’s high temperature is forecast to be 40 degrees – with the game time temperatures in the 30s. The temperatures are likely to plummet to freezing by the early evening […]

  • 2 Denver restaurants named as 2018 ‘Breakout Brands’

    DENVER — Two Denver restaurants were named in Nation’s Restaurant News’ Breakout Brands of 2018. The site, which covers restaurant news and trends, named Tacos Tequila Whiskey and Maria Empanada in its eight “Breakout Brands of 2018” list. The list includes restaurants the website believes are about to make it big in the food industry and are “stirring the pot.” The publication included Punch Bowl Social in the past — and the chain has gone on to have locations nationwide. […]

  • 25 facts about the Rockies to celebrate their 25th anniversary season

    DENVER — The Rockies kick off their 25th anniversary season on the road against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday night. The home opener happens on April 6 against the Atlanta Braves. After a big year in 2017, going 87-75 and making the postseason as the wild card and several memorable moments, Colorado is excited to see what the Rockies will do this season. Because the Rockies are celebrating their 25th anniversary season in 2018, here are 25 fun facts about […]

  • Census estimates reveal more than 70,000 people moved to Colorado in 2017

    DENVER — For those who that have lived in Colorado for a while, they have seen the rapid growth. The U.S. Census Bureau estimates were released recently and showed that Colorado’s population topped 5.6 million with the state adding more than 70,000 residents, growing 1.4 percent. Top four highest populated counties in Colorado: Denver County (704,621) El Paso County (699,232) Arapahoe County (643,052) Jefferson County (574,613) Although Denver County remains Colorado’s highest populated county, the Census Bureau predicts El Paso County will outgrow […]

  • Passport prices set to increase by $10 next week

    DENVER — Prices for passports are set to increase next week — but they can still be had at a cheaper price. Starting April 2, the U.S. State Department is raising fees on passport applications by $10. The increase for the “execution fee” from $25 to $35 applies to first-time U.S. passport applicants older than 16, kids younger than 16 and for those who reapply after reporting a lost or stolen passport, according to the State Department. Together with the […]

  • Bella Boutique offering free prom dresses, accessories to girls from low income families

    DENVER — For many struggling families the cost of prom, especially the dress, is a luxury they can’t afford but for one local boutique and their only mission is to help make sure that no girl is left behind on prom night. Bella Boutique is providing free prom dresses, accessories, and more to high school girls who are in low income families. The boutique will offer girls their own personal shopping experience. In order to qualify for the prom gear, […]

  • Archery growing in popularity in Colorado

    LONGMONT, Colo. — The popularity of archery has soared over the last few years largely thanks to the release of two films, “The Hunger Games” and “Brave,” both of which featured teenage girls wielding bows. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, archery is one of the safest sports in the country – safer than soccer, golf, and baseball. High Altitude Archery in Longmont has an indoor range and allows anyone to rent or buy equipment. The owner, Paul Williams, says […]

  • Hancock sends handwritten apology to police detective for ‘inappropriate’ texts

    DENVER — Mayor Michael Hancock sent a handwritten apology to Denver police Det. Leslie Branch-Wise on Wednesday for sending inappropriate text messages to her in 2012, the mayor’s office said. The move comes a  day after Hancock apologized publicly for text messages he sent to the woman who worked on his security detail in 2012. He apologized to Branch-Wise and the city of Denver for the text messages that he admitted were inappropriate. Four text exchanges between the mayor and […]