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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
  • 50 percent of vehicles will be driverless within 5 years, DU professors say

    DENVER — Half of all vehicles on the road could be driverless within five years, according to University of Denver professors leading the charge of the new industry. Two professors from DU will be hosting a conference at Hebrew University in Jerusalem in December on the impact of driverless mobility. They’ll host another one at DU in May. The professors say all the big players in the technology and vehicle industries are going all in with numbers in the billions. Uber […]

  • ‘Billboard man’ remembers Broncos’ last big losing streak

    DENVER — After starting the season 3-1, the Broncos have lost five straight games and are coming close to a streak they hoped they’d never see again. In 1990, the Broncos had a six-game losing streak and a local radio sportscaster lived on top of a billboard until they won another game. Rich “G-Man” Goins, who was a part-time sportscaster on a Denver radio station at the time, became a national story when he lost a bet with a San […]

  • Denver-based Furniture Row Racing, Martin Truex Jr. going for NASCAR championship

    DENVER — Martin Truex Jr. and the Denver-based Furniture Row Racing team are going for their first NASCAR championship this weekend. The No. 78 car has won seven races this season — the most of any NASCAR team. They will be going for the championship during the final race of the season at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Sunday. “It’s an accumulation of the last three years since Truex has been on board,” Furniture Row Racing team president Joe Garone said Wednesday. […]

  • 2 Colorado students among finalists for High School Heisman Award

    DENVER — The Heisman Award is very prestigious and goes to the best player in college football — but there are also high school Heisman Award winners every year. There are 10 finalists from around the country and this year two are from Colorado — Brandon Staple from Longmont and Soleil Gaylord from Telluride. The two student-athletes put the student part before the athlete and what they have done off the playing field in their communities is the reason they are […]

  • CSU will wear special Colorado state flag jersey Saturday night

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. — Colorado State University’s special state flag gear is quickly selling out ahead of the Rams’ game against Boise State on Saturday. The colors of the Colorado state flag will be center stage as the Rams unveil their state pride jerseys in their game in Fort Collins on Saturday night. It will be the first time in school history the Rams will play a football game without green. The special uniforms are white with the “C” from Colorado’s […]

  • Middle school class fixes used, broken bikes to give back to community

    LONGMONT, Colo. — A new program at a middle school in Longmont teaches students unique skills and also gives back to their community. The bicycle repair class at Longs Peak Middle School takes in used bikes, fixes them up, and then gives them to folks in need in their community. The class was started about a year ago and looks more like a legitimate bike shop than a standard middle school classroom. School officials say the class is good for students […]

  • Wildlife refuge rounds up bison in effort to repopulate herds

    COMMERCE CITY, Colo. — Years ago when Native Americans and cowboys roamed the lands in Colorado, there were millions of bison thundering across the mountains and prairies. According to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife service, an estimated 30 million to 60 million bison roamed North America. In the 1990s, there were only an estimated 20,000 to 25,000 wild bison with an additional 250,000 in private herds. The only bison in Colorado are at places such as the Rocky Mountain Arsenal or along […]

  • Centennial offers teen court program as alternative to ‘regular’ hearing

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. — We’ve all heard of “The People’s Court” or “Judge Judy,” but what about teen court? Teen court is a new program in Centennial where peers sentence peers for minor infractions. The program is an alternative to a “regular” hearing and once finished, the offense is off the juvenile’s record. The program accepts teen offenders with first-time curfew, tobacco or fireworks charges and then trained teen judges act as peer mentors. They conduct a panel with the offender before they […]

  • What it was like the last time the Broncos were shut out in 1992

    DENVER — What could have gone wrong did go wrong for the Broncos on Sunday as they were shut out for the first time since 1992. Quarterback Trevor Siemian struggled again, turning it over twice. Siemian didn’t get much help from the offensive line as he was sacked five times. Before Sunday’s shutout, the Broncos had a 394-game scoring streak, which was the longest active streak in the NFL and the second-longest in the history of the league. The last time […]

  • Appliance store offering free appliances if Broncos shutout Raiders

    DENVER — Raiders week is back again and that marks the return of Appliance Factory-Mattress Kingdom’s annual promotion. If the Broncos shutout Oakland, everyone that purchased eligible appliances the week before the game will get them for free. There’s still time to make your purchase too, the deal runs until Sunday. And believe it or not, the store says that they root for a shutout to happen every year in this game. The company are big fans of the Broncos […]

  • Postal Service looking to hire more than 1,000 employees for holiday season and beyond

    DENVER — The U.S. Postal Service is looking to hire more than 1,000 new employees across the Front Range for the holiday season and beyond. The open positions include, city carrier assistant, rural carrier associate, assistant rural carrier, mail handler assistant, casual mail handlers and postal support employee. Some positions can lead to permanent placement with the Postal Service. The hourly wages range from $12.00 to $17.40 with varying shifts and days off. One letter carrier said she is a third […]

  • 3 Denver breweries making beer with recycled waste water

    DENVER — A local engineering firm is trying to get rid of the stigma around recycled water by putting it in beer. Lone Tree Brewing Company, Lost Highway Brewing Company and 105 West Brewing Company received 330 gallons of direct potable re-use water last week from CH2M. The breweries started the brewing process this week. The engineering firm is spearheading this effort to try and drive sustainable water reuse technology and build a public acceptance of recycled water. “Water is definitely a strained resource […]