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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
  • 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 […]

  • 54-Thirty, Denver’s highest rooftop bar, opens Thursday

    DENVER — A new property featuring the highest open-air rooftop bar in Denver opens Thursday night. 54-Thirty, named for its elevation, is in downtown on the 20th floor at 1475 California St., two blocks from the Colorado Convention Center. The rooftop bar features views of the Rocky Mountains on one side and the skyline of Denver on the other. Work on the project began two years ago. It also features two new hotels, Le Méridien Denver Downtown and AC by Marriott, and […]

  • Denver GOP, organizers send truck full of donations to Houston

    DENVER — The support for Hurricane Harvey victims continues to pour in. Earlier this week, the Colorado Republican Party asked for donations and a truck to get the items to Houston. Several people stepped up and on Saturday, a truck full of donations left for Houston. No names, faces or merit were wanted, just donations. That’s why the chairman of Denver’s Republican Park and a mother in Castle Rock came together to support those in need. “We’re just Americans trying […]

  • Aurora racetrack measure unanimously voted off November ballot

    AURORA, Colo. — The Aurora City Council voted unanimously to remove a measure for a potential entertainment district with a NASCAR-style racetrack from the November ballot at a special meeting on Thursday night. The proposed project would have been developed in an open space of city-owned land in east Aurora near Interstate 70 and Hudson Road. The potential development had drawn comparisons to the Kansas Speedway outside of Kansas City, Kan., with hotels, restaurants and shopping. Since 1999, Aurora’s charter […]

  • Thousands of recalled Volkswagen vehicles parked along I-25

    EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. — Several thousand perfectly fine-looking Volkswagen cars are parked along Interstate 25 just to the south of Colorado Springs. It’s a part of a federal lawsuit from a year ago as Volkswagen was found to have violated the Clean Air Act by selling nearly 600,000 cars equipped with devices to beat emissions testing. “It’s just fascinating to see. Every time we drive by here it grows and grows and grows,” Patty Rooks said. Rooks drives along […]

  • $850,000 stolen from Boulder Valley School District in email scam

    BOULDER, Colo. — The Boulder Valley School District said new safeguards are in place after a scammer stole $850,000 in construction bond money last year. The district first realized the scam when the contractor, Adolfson and Peterson Construction, asked for payments that already had been made. The district said a sophisticated email that included a forged signature was sent to its office asking for a form to change routing information. The district then filled out the form and made three […]

  • Weld County offering explosive gas detectors to residents for free

    WELD COUNTY, Colo. — Weld County is handing out explosive gas detectors to residents for free. A deadly home explosion in April caused by a gas well in Firestone has raised concerns from residents, so the county is hoping to ease those worries by offering the detectors. “The whole oil and gas industry is completely out of our purview,” District 1 Weld County commissioner Mike Freeman said. “But if this is something that can put our citizens at more of an […]

  • Denver plans to buy former East Colfax strip club for $1.3 million

    DENVER — The city of Denver is planning to spend $1.3 million on a former strip club with hopes to rejuvenate the East Colfax Avenue corridor. The purchase of the site formerly known as PT’s was approved by a city council committee on Tuesday. The strip club at 8315 E. Colfax Ave. was shut down in the winter. The city said the plan is to demolish the building and add affordable housing to the neighborhood. “East Colfax is definitely an […]

  • Man uses drone to 'walk' daughter to school

    Safety concerns lead to proposed drone regulations in Breckenridge

    BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. — The town of Breckenridge is set to make new guidelines for when and where drones can fly. A new ordinance will be presented at a city council meeting on Tuesday. The town says the hope is to prevent careless flying, such as when a drone grounded air support for the Peak 2 fire earlier this summer, and would also provide a way for local authorities to enforce drone use. The Federal Aviation Administration has regulations for drone […]

  • Denver man witnesses chaos, panic at Barcelona terror attack

    DENVER — Eric Lunsford hunkered down inside a Barcelona, Spain, store about 100 yards from where Thursday’s terror attack occurred. He said if he didn’t decide to step into the store, he could have been part of the carnage. As chaos erupted on the streets, Lunsford described the initial panic and not knowing for sure what was happening. “We looked outside and it was a mass of people running through the area,” he said. “People were frantic. They didn’t know […]

  • American flag burned at veterans memorial site in Nederland

    NEDERLAND, Colo. — An American flag was burned at a veterans memorial site in Nederland, and local police are looking for the persons responsible. The memorial is a few hundred yards down the trail at Chipeta Park. The site includes a plaque and flower bed that surround a flagpole, currently without a flag. Residents in Nederland said they live in the small town for its peace and beauty. “It’s an extremely blissful and beautiful place to live,” said Air Goodman […]

  • Boulder County sheriff contracts West Nile virus

    BOULDER, Colo. — Boulder County Sheriff Joe Pelle has contracted West Nile virus, the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office said. The sheriff made the announcement Monday, about a week after a Lafayette man was diagnosed with the county’s first case this year. Pelle is doing fine, but he wanted to get the word out that West Nile is in Boulder County. “I wasn’t interested in sympathy. In fact, I feel great,” he said. “I just wanted to let people know that […]