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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
  • Photos: a look inside the new CSU stadium

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. — The media got a sneak peek of the new on-campus Colorado State University football stadium on Tuesday. The $220 million stadium and adjacent $18 million academic space will seat 41,200 on game days. Construction on the stadium began in May 2015. The new stadium replaces Hughes Stadium, which has been the Rams’ home since 1968. The Ram’s will open the stadium Aug. 26 against Oregon State.

  • Dry conditions increase bear sightings, conflicts throughout Colorado

    DENVER — Dry conditions are keeping wildlife officers busy with an increase in bear activity. In fact, at least six bears have been killed in just over a week in Colorado, and officials say lacking food source in their natural habitat could be the cause. “What typically happens this time of year is you come into July and August and the weather is drier so it brings bears into residential areas more often than if it were wet and there […]

  • Reward offered about Fourth of July brush fire at Bluffs Regional Park

    DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. — A brush fire at Bluffs Regional Park on the Fourth of July put lives and property in danger, and now a $5,000 reward is being offered for information on the arson suspects. South Metro Fire Rescue said numerous people were at the park in Lone Tree enjoying firework shows when illegal fireworks sparked a brush fire near a crowd of people and several homes. “It goes to the point of people feeling like they’re lives might […]

  • Viral tweet sheds new light on mental health

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. — A Michigan woman’s Twitter post has gone viral and shed a new light on mental health. The post is an email from the woman to her co-workers explaining that she is taking a couple “mental health days” off work, followed by a positive response from the company’s CEO. When the CEO responds to your out of the office email about taking sick leave for mental health and reaffirms your decision. 💯 pic.twitter.com/6BvJVCJJFq — madalyn (@madalynrose) June […]

  • 9-year-old boy killed 5 months after losing mother

    DENVER — A Denver family is grieving after 9-year-old Amadeo Gallardo was killed in a car accident Tuesday night, just five months after his mother was shot and killed. “I lost my daughter and I lost my grandson, but I know they are now together,” Lynda Zamarron-Cobos said at a memorial for Amadeo on Saturday. The family said when tragedy strikes it brings them together. “I hope it goes to show we’re well loved,” Zamarron-Cobos said. “We all have big […]

  • Beetle-kill trees fueling Colorado wildfires

    DENVER — The mountain pine beetle has had a major impact throughout Colorado, killing hundreds of millions of trees. While the epidemic does not increase the risk of wildfires, it impacts the severity of them. The Colorado State Forest Service’s annual report estimates one in every 14 standing trees in Colorado is dead. That’s 834 million trees, and that number has gone up 30 percent in the past seven years. “The condition of our forests and drought over the last […]

  • Colfax Avenue businesses asking city to improve corridor

    DENVER — Some businesses along Colfax Avenue say the the street is in major need of a face-lift. The Colfax Collaborative is a group of businesses along the corridor who joined together saying they have not seen a major public investment for improvements in more than 50 years. The group is asking neighbors, supporters and business owners to urge the mayor and Denver City Council to restore full funding for the improvement of one of the city’s most iconic streets. […]

  • Protesters arrested at Sen. Gardner’s office released from jail

    DENVER — Nine protesters arrested Thursday night in Sen. Cory Gardner’s downtown Denver office were released from jail early Saturday morning. The group of disabled protesters began early Tuesday morning when they entered Gardner’s fifth-story office building. They vowed not to leave until the Republican senator promised he would vote no on the proposed health care bill in front of the Senate. Nearly 60 hours after they began the sit-in, a representative of Gardner’s office signed a complaint that called […]

  • Demonstrators await release of protesters taken to jail after sit-in at Sen. Gardner’s office

    DENVER — Nine health care protesters removed from Sen. Cory Gardner’s office Thursday evening and taken to Denver jail were still in the jail late Friday night. They spent nearly 60 hours in the senator’s office, demanding that he vote no on the health care bill the Senate is working on. Thirty hours later, they were still in jail and a group of demonstrators was outside in downtown Denver waiting for their release. Denver County Sheriff Patrick Firman talked to […]

  • Douglas County school voucher program has new life after U.S. Supreme Court ruling

    DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. — A controversial school voucher program in Douglas County that was ruled unconstitutional will be reconsidered after a U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Tuesday. In 2011, the Douglas County School District approved a voucher program that would have provided publicly funded scholarships to 500 students who want to go to private schools, including religious ones. “My view is we’re here to educate kids, we’re here to provide them the best education possible,” Douglas County School Board president […]

  • Edgewater police officer hurt after fight with DUI suspect

    EDGEWATER, Colo. — An Edgewater police officer was seriously injured after the pursuit of an alleged DUI driver and physical altercation early Friday. Officers chased Connor Michael Dougherty, 26, who was on a motorized scooter about 2 a.m., the Edgewater Police Department said. He was wanted for suspicion of DUI. Dougherty crashed in the parking lot of Jefferson High School (2305 Pierce St.) and fought with the officers as they tried to take him into custody. Cpl. Michael Nesbitt suffered […]

  • Nationwide effort held to oppose Trump’s proposed transportation budget cuts

    DENVER — Cities nationwide hosted Rally for Trains on Friday in an effort to show opposition to President Donald Trump’s proposed transportation budget cuts. The proposed budget would cut nearly 13 percent in federal transportation, which would eliminate train service in many parts of the country. “The new White House budget will eliminate all these trains in the west,” said Jim Souby, the ColoRail Passenger Association president, to passengers waiting on a train at Union Station on Friday. “We’re talking […]